Chateau with 9 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and private pool in West Downs, England
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Chateau to rent in West Downs, England
Chateau overview - owner's description
Manor Farmhouse is comprised of three buildings. The main farmhouse is a traditional 15th century thatched, timber framed property sleeping 7 guests.
Manor Farmhouse is comprised of three buildings. The main farmhouse is a traditional 15th century thatched, timber framed property sleeping 7 guests. There are also 2 other properties: Stable Cottage sleeping 6 guests and The Barn sleeping 5 guests and containing the leisure complex.
Situated in the midst of the charming village of Milstead, the house is nestled between the Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross, the Manor House and the village cricket green. It is only three miles from the town of Sittingbourne. Faversham is close by and a little further is the popular coastal town of Whitstable and the cathedral city of Canterbury. This area of the north downs is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is also known as the Garden of England.
Manor Farmhouse is approached through electric gates into a large courtyard around which are arranged The Farmhouse, Stable Cottage and The Barn. There is a leisure complex within The Barn which consists of a billiard room with snooker and pool balls, a library and sauna. On the first floor is a cinema room seating 18 with a large flat screen surround sound TV, DVD, CD, Laser Disc, VCR, Stereo.
There is an outdoor heated swimming pool set within a sunken walled garden (heated between 1 May and 30 September). The property has beautifully landscaped gardens with a water feature and views to the village cricket pitch and adjacent orchards.
**The friendly owners provide a welcome hamper which is sufficient for enjoying a couple of glasses of wine on the evening of arrival, and the ingredients for having a cooked breakfast the following morning, meaning that you don't necessarily have to rush out to stock the fridge immediately on arrival!
Good news! This property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel. What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.
Manor Farmhouse' ground floor comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room.
The DrawingRoom has two fireplaces and wood burning stoves. The Dining Room has seating for 18 with a wood burning stove and former bread oven. The Kitchen/Breakfast room has a small table seating 6 and an oil-fired cast iron range, and to the rear, a seating area and doors lead outside.
A secondary staircase then leads to the first floor which comprises a landing, master bedroom, double bedroom and single bedroom.
The Master bedroom has a 5" double bed with an en suite bathroom equipped with a corner bath. The Double bedroom has a 5" double bed with en suite bathroom and the Single has a 3"1" single bed, a decorative fireplace and its own bathroom with steps up to a sunken bath. All these bedrooms have french doors that open out on to the wrap around deck.
Manor Farmhouse has many amenities to make your stay as comfortable as possible, the property comes equipped with oil central heating, 3 wood bruning stove, an electriv hob and ove, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is a 42 inch flat screen TV in the drawing room with a freeview box and an 18" TV in the kitchen.
The Stable cottage is in included in the rental price and cannot be booked separately. It comprises a vaulted reception area, a kitchen/dining area, a master bedroom and two double bedrooms,
The open plan kitchen/dining area seats 6 people. The Master bedroom has a 6" zip and link bed with an en suite wet-room. Both double bedroom have 5" beds and one comes with an en suite bathroom. Both of these bedrooms have ferench doors that open out to the wrap around deck.
Stable farmhouse has gas fired central heating, an electric hob and oven, micriwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and flatscreen TV.
The Barn is also included in the rental price and cannot be booked separately. The ground floor comprises a hall and dining area seating 6 people. Doors lead through from the dining area leading to the library which in turn leads to the billiard room. There are two shower/changing rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room with utility area and a double bedroom with a 6" zip and link bed, a sauna and study with door leading to the deck. Opposite the main reception in the barn there are another set or doors leading to the main decked area with garden furniture.
The first floor of the Barn has double bedroom with a 5" bed and a single bedroom with a 3"4" single bed and a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath. There is also a cinema room seating 18 people.
The Barn has gas central heating, an electric hob and oven, mocrowave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a large rear projection TV with sky freeview package.
Manor Farmhouse is situated in the midst of the charming village of Milstead, nestled between the Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross, the Manor House and the village cricket green.
Only three miles from the town of Sittingbourne, Faversham is close by and a little further takes guests to the popular coastal town of Whitstable and the cathedral city of Canterbury.
This area of the north downs, which is classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is also known as the Garden of England. This is a perfect location for a family gathering to celebrate a special milestone or just to get together for a relaxing break.
Good news! For a little extra, This property is available as a Vill'otelWith a vill'otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:
- Daily breakfast
- Daily maid service
- Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
- Welcome drinks for your group
- Fridge-stocking service
- Private chef serviceInterested?
If you'd like to book the Vill'otel serviced option, contact us on for a tailor-made quote! Typical costs range between £100-£250 per person per week dependent on requirements.
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.
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Prices and availability
Updated 10 December 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 10 December - 21 December 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 22 December 2017 - 4 January 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 5 January 2018 - 4 January 2024: changeover day is Friday and the minimum stay is 3 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
9 bedrooms, Sleeps 18
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi
Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional