Warm mat­ters

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - East Kent Property - - HOMESNEWS -

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.

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