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Pretty mill house in Kent for sale

Mill House is a Grade II listed mill house in Kent which dates back, for the main part, to the 18th century. With excellent accommodation, this family property offers enormous appeal within easy reach of Canterbury.

Period features include Georgian moulded cornicing, marble fireplaces, paneling, seating areas and bay windows. The original carved staircase is noteworthy, and there are steps here down to a small half-cellar – the interiors of the house do require some updating.

The kitchen has tall ceilings and tiled floors, and a door to a second cellar and to outside. The dining room has a utility room and a cloakroom, and access to outside.

Accommodation in the main house comprises dining room, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, games room, study, four bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus two attic and two cellar rooms.

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In the old mill itself, the ground floor is currently given over to a full-size snooker room and a hardwood staircase leads to the first floor, currently used as a study; the second floor is used as storage. This building would, subject to the usual consents, be suitable for a number of purposes including ancilliary accommodation.   

The gardens and grounds come to around two acres and the gardens are laid out in a romantic fashion, with wild herbaceous beds packed with character and colour, while the mill stream adds considerable charm. The woodland area also adds colour, with snowdrops, primroses, blossom and daffodils, also making a haven for wildlife.

Mill House is situated in a secluded location on the outskirts of Kennington near Ashford, in Kent. The village itself has a public house, general store, post office and doctor’s surgery. Ashford and Canterbury have further amenities.

The guide price is £910,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01227 473 707 or visit

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