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Stunning Medieval Timber framed House, Grade II*

Outside with 2 parking places and outside seating area.
1 of 28Outside with 2 parking places and outside seating area.
Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Edenbridge, Sevenoaks District, Kent, England
Come and visit a house full of history.

A stunning and quirky - meaning a little wonky at places - medieval timber framed home, originally build in 1468 for Sir Wyllyam Taylor, then Sheriff of London (later Lord Mayor of London). It is said the house had the proportions and ceiling heights (12 foot) of a 'fine London house'.

The building also has Jacobean wall paintings which were re-discovered in the 1960s.
For a long time it was used as an inn called 'The Griffin' until it became an antiques furniture sales room. The settings are certainly right for that.

However recently it turned back to be a home with a bit of 'character'!

The house today has on the ground floor a lovely kitchen diner which can seat up to 10 people, a big lounge with space for at least 6-10 people, another smaller lounge for at least 4 peo...
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Listing #HL6821931
About the Owner
Kerstin M
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016


Management response:Responded 10 July 2016


Reviewed 25 May 2016

I booked this property for a group of friends as we were all guests at a wedding nearby, and I cannot rave about it enough. I managed to bag the master bedroom (as I booked) and it was absolutely beautiful. The four poster bed was...More

Thank Eley D
Management response:Responded 29 May 2016

We are very flattered about your review, thank you for staying with us. Perhaps if you do get the chance booking the house again, we will make a special effort to come and meet you. All the best, Kerstin and Pete

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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Amazing house, well decorated, very comfortable and fully equipped. The style of the house is very Harry Potter. Ideally situated: you have a waitrose across the house but you can easily go for a quiet walk in the countryside, far from any cars. We followed...More

1  Thank Etoile999
Management response:Responded 11 January 2016

Thank you very much for our first review. You and your group are welcome here again at any time. Merci!

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Mainly we like you to enjoy yourself, but We ask you to keep the house reasonably tidy and clean. Everything you need is there. Please keep noise to a minimum outside in the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    6 Twins
    2 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 23,499 / stay - Deposit
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive.
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