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Fosten Lane, Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27


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  • Fine Historic Manor
  • Beautiful Period Features
  • Rural Location
  • Attractive Grounds
  • Approx 10 Acres in All
  • Lot 2 Castweazel Oast Available by Separate Negotiation
  • Cranbrook School Catchment area

A handsome Grade 11* listed Manor House, sympathetically renovated and extended in a delightful rural setting at the end of a half a mile drive with about 10 acres of mature gardens and grounds with attractive ponds

Castweazel Manor is an historic Grade II * listed C15 Manor House with attractive elevations of plaster infilling timber frame. The property retains a wealth of period features with high heavily timbered ceilings, mullioned windows, fireplaces, broad oak floor boards and joinery. Attractive views are enjoyed over the mature gardens on all sides. Castweazel Manor was sold before 1460 by John de Castwisell to the Moyle family who later moved to Eastwell Manor near Ashford. The present large, L-shaped house dates from the mid-sixteenth century, when it was owned by the Roger family. The stylishly presented accommodation incudes some notable light and spacious rooms:
Entrance doorway leads through to an impressive drawing room with an inglenook fireplace, broad bressumer beam with brick hearth and timbered ceiling.
The dining room is dual aspect with an exposed brick fireplace, oak floorboards.
The rear hall has brick flooring and stone mullioned windows to the rear.
To one side is a lobby with a cloakroom, laundry room, and a door to the garden.
There is an excellent kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone units under granite working surfaces, oak fronted and painted units, electric Aga with gas and electric companion, York stone flooring and a door through to family room.
The fantastic family room is triple aspect with an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed oak joinery, flag stone floor and 2 sets of doors to the garden.
Spacious landing with open oak studwork and joinery
Master bedroom with broad oak floor boards, window to the side, inglenook fireplace and en suite bathroom with panelled bath, walk in shower and window to the side.
Guest bedroom, triple aspect and en suite Bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower cubicle.
The first floor also has 2 further double bedrooms and a study/bedroom 5.
Stairs to an extensive attic second floor. Bedroom with a window to the rear with lovely views, door to games room which in turn has door to 2 further bedrooms and a shower room.

Castweazel Manor is set at the end of a long drive in a rural setting surrounded by it’s own land. The drive sweeps round to an extensive parking area and a detached double garage. There is a picturesque pond to one side, lawn areas with mature trees and mixed hedging. To the rear is a south west facing terrace with a parterre rose garden to one side. Beyond this is a large level area of lawn, a swimming pool with paved surround an ornate wall with hydrangeas and a giant chess board. The gardens are a mixture of established shrubs and specimen trees with areas of paddock and two further ponds.

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Tunbridge Wells
1 London Road
Tunbridge Wells

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