Luxury life in old manor house
Address: Great Everden Farmhouse, Fernfield Lane, Alkham, near Folkestone Price: On application Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff Life could be a dream at this old manor house, with its infinity swimming pool, stables and floodlit tennis court.
The six-bedroom Grade II listed house is set in seven acres in a rural location between the pretty villages of Alkham and Hawkinge and has an annexe and holiday cottages.
Formerly known as Great Everden Manor, the 16th century property has been sympathetically extended and refurbished, retaining heavy timber beams and inglenook feature fireplaces.
An entrance hall with two staircases leads to the large drawing room, with marble flooring, under floor heating, double-sided fireplace, double aspect windows and french doors to the gardens.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a bespoke fitted kitchen, Corian worktops, Rangemaster cooker and integrated Miele appliances including coffee machine and wine chiller.
A double aspect dining room has parquet floors, and a study and a snug both have fireplaces.
The master bedroom has a dressing room and a glamorous en suite with double bath and separate steam shower.
There are five further bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The stunning detached leisure complex includes the infinity pool, a jacuzzi, gym, bar and kitchenette. The large annexe is on the first floor.
There are three holiday cottages in the seven acres of gardens and grounds, as well as 20 stables, sand school and the floodlit tennis court.
Great Everden Farmhouse is four miles from Folkestone, nine miles from Dover and 15 miles from Canterbury.