Winchcombe, Crundale, CT4 7EW

Guide Price £750,000 FOR SALE


Set in the heart of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by rolling countryside, this property shows all the Garden of England has to offer, with a wealth of walks, bridle paths and cycle routes immediately on one's doorstep. Crundale itself boasts its own historic Church, whilst half a mile or so up the hill to the hamlet of Sole Street will be found the ever popular Compasses Inn public house/restaurant. The property is well served by other villages in the vicinity catering for one’s every day needs, including Chilham and Wye, which offers the new Wye Free School. To the north, will be found the historic Cathedral City of Canterbury some six miles away, and, to the south, the Channel Tunnel town of Folkestone and Ancient Cinque Port Town of Hythe on the coast. These provide a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities, including Grammar Schools and Universities. Nearby Ashford provides the high speed link into London with a travel time of just 36 minutes to St. Pancras. Nearby Eurotunnel and Eurostar connections afford direct access into Europe.

The Property

Winchcombe Manor is a most interesting character Grade II Listed former Manor House; dating back to the early 17th century with 19th century alterations and now forms the major wing, while boasting some wonderful features throughout; to include heavily beamed rooms, inglenook and stone fireplaces, multi-fuel burner, panelled walls, ornate cornices, exquisite staircase and a superb heavy wood front door.
The accommodation is not only spacious and adaptable but full of charm and character with the most picturesque views from all the main windows. The original heavy ornate front door opens to a wonderful panelled hallway with a winding staircase leading to a galleried landing.
Upstairs the master bedroom (historically recorded as the great chamber) is simply beguiling with its oak panelled walls, large inglenook fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, picture windows and modern en-suite bathroom. Three further bedrooms, cloakroom/wc and a superb shower room can also be found on the first floor.
The ground floor consists of a magnificent sitting room with panelled walls, impressive stone fireplace, large picture windows and a hidden storage room. A generous size dining room also with fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove is positioned at the rear of the house along with a kitchen/breakfast room, multi-fuel Aga and a lovely arched door opening to the outside.
The accommodation is further enhanced by a spacious cellar that is currently set up as a cinema room.

Storm Porch leading to Reception Hall

Sitting Room

Approx. 19' 0'' x 16' 4'' (5.79m x 4.97m)

Dining Room

Approx. 20' 0'' x 15' 3'' (6.09m x 4.64m)

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Approx. 25' 9'' x 9' 3'' (7.84m x 2.82m)

Cellar/Cinema Room

Approx. 18' 3'' x 15' 3'' (5.56m x 4.64m)

Galleried Landing

Master Bedroom

Approx. 20' 4'' x 17' 0'' (6.19m x 5.18m)

En Suite Bathroom

Approx. 12' 1'' x 6' 9'' (3.68m x 2.06m)

Bedroom Two

Approx. 13' 3'' x 12' 4'' (4.04m x 3.76m)

Bedroom Three

Approx. 13' 3'' x 12' 3'' (4.04m x 3.73m)

Bedroom Four

Approx. 9' 5'' x 9' 2'' (2.87m x 2.79m)

Family Bath/Shower Room

Approx. 16' 7'' x 5' 7'' (5.05m x 1.70m)

Detached Barn

Approx. 57' 5'' x 15' 5'' (17.49m x 4.70m)

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Tenant Fees


Set up fee (tenants share) - £150 (inc VAT) per tenant

Referencing up to two tenants (identity, immigration and visa confirmation, financial credit checks, obtaining references from current or previous employers / landlords and any other relevant information to assess affordability) as well as contract negotiation (amending and agreeing terms) and arranging the tenancy and agreement

Guarantor Fee - £150 (inc VAT) per guarantor (if required)

Covering credit referencing and preparing a Deed of Guarantee as part of the Tenancy Agreement

Permitted Occupier Fee - £60 (inc VAT) per permitted occupier

Explaining to any permitted occupier their rights and responsibilities towards the named tenant(s) and landlord as well as the provision of documentary guidance and assistance during the tenancy.


Amendment Fee - £120 (inc VAT)

Contract negotiation, amending terms and updating your tenancy agreement during your tenancy.


Pet Addendum per tenancy - £30 (inc VAT)

Lost Security Items - £12 (inc VAT) plus item cost obtaining necessary permissions, sourcing providers and travel costs

Out of Hours Services £30 per hour (inc VAT) plus any actual costs incurred

Where actions of the tenant results in the agent (or nominated contractor) attending the property, time to remedy the situation is charged at the hourly rate

Unpaid Rent / Returned Payments Interest at 8% above Bank of England Base Rate from date due