Address: The Old Rectory, Milstead, near Sittingbourne Price: £2.4 million Agent: Strutt & Parker Step through the trellised wrought iron verandah to find a welcoming entrance hall with open fireplace at a sevenbedroom Regency rectory now for sale.
One of the prettiest villages on the North Downs, the Old Rectory at Milstead stands in 16.5 acres and also has extensive ancillary/staff accommodation and equestrian facilities.
Fireplaces abound at the Grade II-listed rectory which was built in 1834 and is next to the old parish church. It has a tennis court, swimming pool, walled garden and paddocks and stands in 16.5 acres.
There are fine fireplaces both in the double aspect drawing room and in the dining room, which also has a hand-painted mural in a feature bay.
The kitchen is a bright room with full height windows and doors opening to the terrace. An Aga is in the tiled fireplace.
Beyond the kitchen is a utility room, office and cloakroom.
A generous study has views over the rose garden at the back. There is also a playroom/ garden room, which has double doors to the back garden.
A three-bedroom stable flat is built over the stables and there is also a two-bedroom bungalow.