An incredibly charming and characterful home of historic significance set in the lush Kentish countryside.
Thought to date back to around the 1000 -1100's, this exceptional Grade I listed home boasts an immense history as well as many original and historic features. A very striking and substantial property, this flint and stone built home also benefits from spectacular, far reaching views across the lush Kentish countryside.
The great hall located on the first floor is an important feature of this historic family home, supported by oak beams, with five large windows across the vaulted room. At the end of the great hall is a staircase, which leads to a Minstrels gallery. Further important features to this house include the Tudor chimney, Norman corbelled fireplace and perhaps most importantly, the unique murals scratched into the plaster of the Great Hall and one of the bedrooms.
Opening into the hallway, there are multiple reception room, each providing a glimpse into this properties past with large exposed beams, exquisite stonework, and features in the various styles that this home has been occupied through. There is also a good sized and well equipped kitchen, ground floor store room and access to a lower ground floor cellar. From the entrance hall there is a generously proportioned study, as well the added benefit of a guest cloakroom and separate bathroom.
Located on the first floor are five bedrooms in total, accessed by various staircases from the ground floor, which are complimented by a well appointed family bathroom.
Externally, the formal gardens surrounding the main house are mainly situated to the South West. There is a well kept rose garden and established orchard with small paddock beyond. The main formal garden and flat area for croquet lawn are well screened from the paddock land beyond.
There are garaging/workshops and storage buildings, which are accessed from the private driveway.
There is a well kept rose garden and established orchard with small paddock beyond. The main formal garden and flat area for croquet lawn are well screened from the paddock land beyond.