A magnificent Georgian-style mansion with fine architectural detailing, set in a quiet position in a landscaped south facing garden, in a rural yet accessible village close to the market town of Faversham
3 Reception rooms
Master bedroom with 2 dressing rooms and an en-suite
Guest bedroom with en-suite
3 Further bedrooms and family bathroom
Bell Tower House was built in the 1990s in the Georgian style, epitomising all that is best with this architecture. The large sash windows flood the property with light, and the elegant and symmetrical proportions are enhanced with some lovely details to the brickwork, the sweeping steps to the front door and the cupola with finials either side above the first floor arched window.
The heavy fielded panel front door opens to the impressive reception hall, with a dividing staircase rising to a galleried landing above. The room is enhanced by the light oak flooring, and just off is the main cloakroom. Double doors open to the drawing room, nearly 26 feet long and with elegant open fireplace and 2 sets of French windows to the terrace. In the middle part of the house are the family room and dining room, both with good views over the rear garden. The kitchen breakfast room is well fitted with a range of limed oak cabinets, which create a partial divide to the breakfast area, with views and French windows out onto the terrace. There is a decent sized utility room and smaller cloakroom adjacent.
On the first floor, the large landing has a bay window, an ideal place for a desk. The master suite is a well proportioned room, and has an en-suite bathroom and 2 dressing rooms. There is a guest suite of bedroom and en-suite shower room, and three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Painter’s Forstal is to be found about 2 miles from the medieval market town of Faversham, amidst orchards and open countryside. A range of facilities can be found in Faversham and the Cathedral City of Canterbury. The area has a good range of schools in both the state and private sector, with Lorenden Preparatory School in the village itself and The Kings School Canterbury further afield.
Communications to London and the coast are good via the M2 and M20 (connecting to the M25), and via the A2 to Dover. Faversham station offers regular services to London Cannon Street and Victoria in about 1¼ hours and High Speed trains run into St Pancras in just over an hour.
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