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7 bed Manor House

£2,000,000

Manor House plus x 2 cottages & holiday let, Hollingbourne

FOR SALE

Property FEATURES

  • Five Bedroom Grade II Listed Manor House
  • Plus Two Cottages & Holiday Let
  • Large Grounds With Swimming Pool
  • Three Large Natural Ponds
  • Stunning Village Location
  • Countryside Views
  • Mainline Rail Station & Motorway Network Nearby

Property DESCRIPTION

This beautiful Grade II listed Manor House is offered with the flexible benefit of the inclusion of two cottages and a further 'holiday let' barn conversion within the sale. The property it set within a plot of approximately 2.5 acres that include formal gardens, sweeping lawns, a heated outside pool and three large naturally fed ponds.



The Manor House is located at the heart of the Upper Village of Hollingbourne which itself is a picturesque enclave of property set around an historic stone church on the gentle southerly slopes of the North Downs, within a designated Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Local amenities include a primary school, a renowned country pub/restaurant and importantly a mainline rail station offering a direct route into London. The nearby M20 motorway adds further practicality and easy access to the Channel Tunnel services at Folkestone, the coastal ports and the Eurostar stations at Ebbsfleet and Ashford. This area of Kent remains highly popular with buyers that may require excellent schooling facilities, with nearby Maidstone offering a selection of secondary, and grammar schools. Private schools are available in Canterbury, Sutton Valence, Ashford and Rochester.

PENN COURT Approached by a sweeping driveway leading to a fluted pillared portico with panelled entrance door opening into ground floor accommodation.

RECEPTION ROOM Sash windows to front with original window shutters. Beamed ceiling. Open fireplace. Wood panelling to side wall. Radiators. Oak floor.

RECEPTION ROOM Sash windows to front and side with original pine window shutters. Large inglenook fireplace opening with wood burning stove. Beamed ceiling. 18th Century pine panelled walls. Built in book case. Radiators. Exposed floorboards.

RECEPTION ROOM Shuttered floor to ceiling windows. Fireplace surround. Built in display cabinets. Exposed floorboards.

RECEPTION ROOM Sash window to side. Brick fireplace with wood burning stove. Built in bookcases.

INNER HALLWAY Stable door to garden. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler. Built in storage cupboard. Radiator. Amtico flooring.

GROUND FLOOR W.C. Window to side. Low level W.C. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Amtico flooring.

KITCHEN Door to rear lobby. Windows to rear. Beamed ceiling. Twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Aga Range cooker. Amtico flooring.

BREAKFAST ROOM Stable door to garden. Windows to rear and side. Amtico flooring. Larder cupboard with extensive shelving.

CELLAR Of good height. Power and light. Natural light well. Brick paved floor.

STAIRCASES TO FIRST FLOOR Primary staircase: With hand rail and balustrade. Fitted carpet runner.

Secondary staircase: With fitted carpet.

LANDING Built in storage cupboards. Partly carpeted. Remainder of exposed floorboards.

BEDROOM Sash windows to front. Radiators. Impressive elm floorboards.

BEDROOM Sash windows to front. Oak panelled walls. Radiators. Exposed oak floorboards.

BEDROOM Sash window to side. Fireplace surround. Radiator. Exposed pine floorboards. Access to shared en-suite.

BEDROOM Sash windows to side and window to rear. Radiators. Exposed pine floorboards.

FAMILY BATHROOM Sash window to side. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Inset roll top bath. Tiled shower enclosure. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

SHARED EN-SUITE Windows to side and rear. Panelled bath. Corner shower enclosure. Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator and towel rail. Vinyl flooring.

STAIRCASE TO UPPER FLOOR & LANDING Exposed tread staircase. Overhead Velux window. Walk in storage cupboard.

LOFT ROOM ONE Dormer window to front. Exposed floorboards.

LOFT ROOM TWO Dormer window to front. Exposed floorboards. Fireplace opening.

TWITCHERS Entered via a double glazed entrance door opening into:

HALLWAY Double glazed flank window to front. Radiator. Tiled floor.

LIVING AREA (INC. KITCHEN) Double glazed windows to front and side. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps inset into roll fronted work surface. range of cupboard and drawer base units. Gas hob and electric/grill below. Range of eye level wall cabinets. Local wall tiling. Chinese slate tiled floor.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM Double glazed windows to side. Beamed ceiling. Built in closet. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE Tiled shower enclosure. Low level close coupled W.C. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

STAIRCASE TO FIRST FLOOR Hand rail and balustrade. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM Double glazed Velux conservation windows to side. Double glazed low level window. Vaulted ceiling. Built in closet housing gas fired boiler and water cylinder. Radiator. Wood effect vinyl flooring.

EN-SUITE Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled shower enclosure. Wood effect flooring.

BEDROOM Double glazed windows to front and side. Vaulted ceiling. Radiators. Fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE Low level close coupled W.C. Panelled bath with mixer taps and hand shower attachment. Inset wash hand basin with storage below. Local wall tiling. Radiator. Wood effect flooring.

THE COTTAGE Entered via a wooden entrance door opening into:

HALLWAY Fitted carpet.

GROUND FLOOR W.C. Window to front. Low level close coupled W.C. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Radiator. Tiled floor.

OFFICE Door to rear. Window to rear. Fitted carpet.

LIVING AREA INC. KITCHEN Double glazed windows to side and rear. Vaulted ceiling. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps inset into roll fronted work surfaces. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Space for cooker, washing machine, fridge and dishwasher. Local wall tiling. Tiled floor with under floor heating.

STAIRCASE TO FIRST FLOOR Fitted carpet. Hand rail and balustrade.

BEDROOM Windows to front and rear. Radiators. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM Double glazed Velux windows to side and rear. Radiators. Fitted carpet.

LANDING Fitted carpet.

FAMILY BATHROOM Window to front. Low level close coupled W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin. Bath with shower system. Radiator. Fitted carpet.

THE BARN Entered via a 'stable door' opening into:

LIVING AREA (INC. KITCHEN) Windows to front and rear. Radiator. Fitted carpet. One and a half bowl acrylic sink unit with mixer taps inset into roll fronted work surface. Range of cupboard and drawer base units. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for cooker. Range of eye level wall cabinets. Local wall tiling. Tiled floor.

BEDROOM Double glazed windows to rear and side. Vaulted ceiling. Built in wardrobes (housing water cylinder). Tiled floor with underfloor heating.

EN-SUITE Double glazed window to side. Panelled bath with shower and screen. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Full wall tiling. Radiator/towel rail. Tiled floor.

GROUNDS & GARDENS The main property sits centrally within a large plot of around 2.5 acres comprising of sweeping lawns, a productive fig tree and a formal walled garden comprising box parterres with roses, lavenders, oregano and other plants to attract butterflies and bees. Adjacent to these are many mature fruit trees, including apricot, peach and pear, growing against the south facing wall and a productive vegetable garden including asparagus. Within the walled area is an in-ground heated swimming pool. A paved sun terrace is arranged to the side of the main property and affords with southerly views across the lawns and adjacent farmland. Three large naturally fed ponds sit to the front and rear of Twitchers and The Cottage.

DRIVEWAY & PARKING A curved driveway sweeps past the main property and terminates in front of The Cottage and the adjoining garage.

GARAGING A large spacious garage formed from the original coach house. With up and over door. Brick paved floor. Power and light.

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