For­mer farm­house steeped in his­tory


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

Ad­dress: Paramour Grange, Paramour Street, Ash, near Can­ter­bury Price: OIRO £1.275m Agent: Sky­hunter Wake up to his­tory at Grade II* listed Paramour Grange, where there are El­iz­a­bethan paint­ings on the walls of the mas­ter bed­room.

The for­mer farm­house is set along a no-through lane in beau­ti­ful gar­dens and has 15th cen­tury ori­gins although the frontage dates from the early 19th cen­tury. Fea­tures in­clude mul­lion win­dows and ex­posed beams.

The house is named after one-time owner Thomas Paramour, who was mayor of Can­ter­bury in 1619.

From the en­trance hall, there is a draw­ing room to the right and a sit­ting room to the left, both fea­tur­ing at­trac­tive open-brick fire­places.

The farm­house kitchen is com­plete with dou­ble Aga and a gar­den room opens out on to a ter­race.

Be­yond is a util­ity room, cloak­room and of­fice/study and a back hall then leads through to the great hall, a won­der­ful dou­ble height room with vaulted ceil­ing and open fire­place.

On the first floor is the mas­ter bed­room, where the oc­tag­o­nal paint­ing in heraldic colours is stud­ded with semi-pre­cious stones. This room has an en suite. The sec­ond bed­room also has an en suite and there is a fur­ther bed­room and a bath­room on this floor. There are also two in­ter­con­nect­ing rooms, cur­rently used as dress­ing rooms.

There is an­other bed­room on the top floor.

A de­tached gra­nary has self-con­tained one-bed­room ac­com­mo­da­tion and there is a dou­ble garage and stu­dio,

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