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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Manor The Street, Acol, Birchington, CT7


Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Grade II Listed Manor House
  • Original Features Throughout
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Two En Suites
  • Set In Approximately One Acre Of Land
  • Four Reception Rooms Plus Basement
  • Double Garage
  • Selection Of Outbuildings
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Full description

BECOME THE LORD OF THE MANOR!!!!!! Your Move Charterhouse are delighted to bring this 19th century Manor House to the market.

Set in an acre of beautiful gardens, this Grade II listed manor is definitely a must view property. Built in c 1832 of Georgian style with glorious yellow brick which makes the property unique. Once you enter the bespoke white metal security gates, you make your way up the winding drive to the front of this impressive house and see the beautiful bespoke cast iron ornamental water fountain complete with a pair of cherubs on the centrepiece.

The current owner fell in love at first sight with this property and it's clear to see why. Marvel at the Italian white marble steps leading to the storm doors which open to show original cast iron filigree gates and the original solid oak front door. This house is full of original features including tulip moulded hand blown sash windows and a Fitzwilliam fireplace in the Drawing Room. The owner has spend time and love restoring some other features.

The grounds themselves boast over 100 trees, a frog and newt pond to help local wildlife, has it's own flock of white doves who also call the Manor home and an array of outbuildings including a large double garage.

Internally boasting five bedrooms, two en suites, four reception rooms plus a basement and study, family bathroom, kitchen with separate boot room and utility room.

Viewings are highly recommended on this property to fully appreciate the beauty and history this house has to offer.

Call today to view on 01843 842838

Entrance Porch

Once you have entered via the north or south entrance of the driveway and made your way up the white Italian marble steps you will notice the double storm doors to allow entry into the porch where you come across the original cast iron filigree gates and solid oak front door with original locking system providing access into:-


With a ceiling rose and chandelier, original cornice and architrave throughout a security entry system and doors into:-

Drawing Room 17' 0" x 13' 8" (5.18m x 4.17m )

With original tulip mould sash windows with original panelling underneath to the front and side giving great dual aspect overlooking the south garden and the beautiful bespoke cast iron water fountain. A large ceiling rose with an imported Austrian glass chandelier, picture rail with embellished alcoves with original piping, a full size white marble mantelpiece and surround with black marble hearth with brass fender all housing a Fitzwilliam fireplace and two radiators in the room

Dining Room 17' 0" x 13' 8" (5.18m x 4.17m )

With original sash windows with tulip mould and original wood panelling underneath providing dual aspect views of the North garden and the beautiful bespoke cast iron water fountain. Picture rail, original mantelpiece with open flame gas fire, chandelier, two lantern wall lights on chimney breast and two radiators

Garden Room / Study 7' 7" x 21' 8" (2.31m x 6.6m )

With original single glazed windows providing panoramic views of the North garden, a single glazed wooden door leading out into the garden, telephone socket, parquet flooring and picture rail

Family Bathroom 11' 9" x 6' 9" (3.58m x 2.06m )

With original sash windows to side and rear, picture rail, part tiled walls, a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower above, a wash hand basin with mixer tap, wc and radiator

Sitting Room 18' 8" x 10' 7" (5.69m x 3.23m )

With original single glazed bay window with oak panelling to the side overlooking the South garden, a further sash window to the rear, picture rail, two storage cupboards, television point, a tiled mantelpiece, surround and hearth housing an open faced fire and a radiator

Inner Lobby 12' 8" x 5' 10" (3.86m x 1.78m )

With a solid oak door leading to the south garden and driveway plus a second wooden and glazed door leading out to the side courtyard

Kitchen 14' 2" x 13' 8" (4.32m x 4.17m )

With single glazed windows overlooking south garden and side courtyard, a one and a quarter stainless steel sink set into worktop with additional worktop set to three sides, fully integrated fridge, dishwasher and secondary washing machine. An Aga cooker and a good selection of drawers, cupboards and wall mounted cabinets and doorway through to:-

Boot Room 5' 1" x 12' 6" (1.55m x 3.81m )

With single glazed window to the rear, door leading out onto driveway. A double Belfast sink and drainers

Basement 17' 0" x 16' 4" (5.18m x 4.98m )

A large storage room showing original beams and with original doors and locks a window and door to wine room.

Study 15' 7" x 13' 2" (4.75m x 4.01m )

located in the basement, with window to the side, storage cupboard and telephone points

Stairs Leading To First Floor

With original ramp and reeve banisters and spindles

Guest Suite 14' 3" x 12' 8" (4.34m x 3.86m )

With original lead lined windows in door and above leading into the guest suite, there are single glazed windows to both sides providing dual aspect views of both the North and South gardens, a built in wardrobe, built in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and also separate wc with wash hand basin, part tiled walls and radiator and separate shower room with shower cubicle with shower, part tiled walls and radiator

First Floor Landing

With twin ceiling roses with chandeliers and doors leading into:-

Master Bedroom 15' 7" x 13' 8" (4.75m x 4.17m )

With original tulip mould sash windows to the front and side with original panelling underneath and pelmet above, picture rail, glazed double french doors to the en suite, an electric living flame fire with hand painted Majolica tiles surrounding it, a fitted wardrobe and twittens through to bedroom two/dressing room

En-Suite To Master 5' 9" x 10' 7" (1.75m x 3.23m )

With original sash window to the front, a roll-top, claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, an Albany wash hand basin and wc, wood panelling to dado rail height and picture rail

Bedroom Two / Dressing Room 13' 2" x 13' 8" (4.01m x 4.17m )

With original tulip mould sash window to the rear with original panelling beneath and pelmet above, picture rail, an original Caron company fireplace and radiator

Bedroom 11' 8" x 15' 8" (3.56m x 4.78m )

With original tulip mould sash windows with original panelling beneath and pelmet above to the front and side with views over the North garden and front garden, picture rail, two fitted wardrobes and an original Caron company fireplace, two radiators

Bedroom 11' 8" x 13' 2" (3.56m x 4.01m )

With original tulip mould sash windows to side and rear overlooking North garden, picture rail and radiator

Double Garage

With an up and over front door and ample storage above. Has power and mains water internally as well

Side Courtyard

located to the north side of the house, in the side courtyard you will find the old dairy/utility room with full plumbing and original sink, log store and outside wc


The house itself is set in the middle of an acre of land with gardens encompassing the house. Enter via the bespoke white automatic security gates and the large newly pebbled sweeping driveway bringing you up to the front of the house and the beautiful bespoke cast iron water fountain with cherubs which will take your breath away. With established gardens including over 100 trees in the grounds and a fine selection of shrubs and bushes. There are numerous outhouses including 'Ye Olde' workshop for the gardeners and coal/wood stores. Helping the local wildlife is the frog and newt pond in the Ilex and a trickling waterfall in the North garden. In addition, there are three substantial water butts for those hot summers. Thanet District Council have also granted permission to erect a new greenhouse in the grounds.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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16 January 2017


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