Historic Moated Manor Goes on Sale in Kent for £4.5 Million

Fancy living in a real-life castle? A stunning Grade II-listed manor house in rural Kent has hit the market for £4.5 million, complete with its own moat.

Washenden Manor, located just outside the village of Biddenden, is a historic 17th-century property that boasts a rich past. The moat encircles most of the manor, offering a sense of security and seclusion that echoes the building’s castle-like atmosphere.

The property has been meticulously restored and modernized over the past 15 years, ensuring modern amenities blend seamlessly with the manor’s original character. Exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces lend a touch of rustic charm, while the spacious 4,530 sq ft of living space across three floors provides ample room for grand living.

Beyond the manor house itself, the Washenden Manor estate encompasses an impressive 85 acres of land. This includes a charming converted oast house, a three-bedroom cottage, and a detached Kent barn with potential for further development. The surrounding farmland and woodland offer a tranquil escape into the English countryside.

Those interested in owning a piece of history with all the modern trimmings will find Washenden Manor to be a truly unique offering. The £4.5 million price tag reflects the property’s historical significance, exceptional condition, and vast private estate.


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