Former farmhouse steeped in history
ON THE MARKET
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,