A beautiful 16th century grade II listed manor house with far-reaching views in Fordcombe
Fordcombe Manor is a superb detached manor house, dating originally from the 16th century with additions from the early 17th century. The property benefits from an elevated position overlooking the Medway Valley and with stunning views across the villages of Penshurst and Fordcombe. Character features one would expect from a property of this age can be found within, including beautiful oak doors and joinery with wrought iron furniture, leaded windows, inglenook fireplaces and a wonderful timber interior.
Situated on the ground floor are a number of reception rooms ideal for entertaining. A highlight is the beautifully decorated drawing room with a mullioned bay window allowing plenty of light and great rural views. Down the hall is the bright and spacious family kitchen which is fitted with brick and tiled flooring and has a double ceiling height and exposed timbering.
Upstairs are four bedrooms with the master benefitting from an en suite bathroom and another bedroom containing an en suite shower room. In addition, the first floor hosts a cosy sitting room with panelled walls and a fireplace. On the second floor is a further bedroom and ample storage space.
In addition to the main house, there is an attached three bedroom cottage, a garage, stables and two 17th century barns. In the surrounding areas are a paddock, ponds and a footpath that leads to the nearby Roger woodland.
PROPERTY: Fordcombe Manor
LOCATION: Spring Hill, Fordcombe
GUIDE PRICE: £2,350,000
BEDROOMS: 8 (including cottage)
BATHROOMS: 6 (including cottage)
BEST BITS: The swimming pool complex has a heated pool and 17th century barn has been converted into a fantastic entertainment area.
- Reception hall
- Hunter’s hall
- Oil fired central heating
- Two reception rooms
- Loft space
- Thatched barn
- Heated swimming pool complex
- Tennis court
- Landscaped gardens
- Around 14 acres of land
For full details contact: Brooks Peacock • 01892 531 199 • www.brookspeacock.com