This charming Somerset cottage, home to England's foremost and only Grade I listed cottage garden, has just entered the property market.
Dating to the 15th century with later alterations, East Lambrook Manor boasts three characterful reception rooms, exposed ceiling timbers, stone floors, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and gardens designed by celebrated 20th century plantswoman and writer, Margery Fish.
The property is spaciously arranged over two floors. On the ground floor, the well-fitted country kitchen includes an original AGA, old hamstone fireplace, breakfast room, utility and space for entertaining. Meanwhile, the five bedrooms, two bathrooms and shower room sit on the first floor.
Surrounded by 2.8 acres of land, the famous cottage garden is romantic, relaxed, free-flowering and fun. The only Grade I listed cottage garden in England, it has appeared in Country Life, Gardens Illustrated and the RHS magazine, The Garden. It's also open to the public for nine months a year, attracting a slew of visitors from the UK, Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA.
The garden includes a series of carefully considered garden rooms, as well as The Silver Garden, The Terraces, The White Garden, The Lido, The Woodland Garden, The Ditch, and a separate paved garden at the front. From white flowering wisteria to multi-stemmed Himalayan birches, the whole space is a feast for the senses. There are many climbing and shrub roses and also several areas of lawn with mature trees including gingko, mulberry, Judas trees, a tulip tree and many productive apple trees.
Ashley Rawlings of Savills says: 'East Lambrook Manor is a very special home with important Grade I listed gardens renowned for being the premier example of the English cottage garden style. The property presents a wonderful lifestyle opportunity for an incoming buyer in this beautiful part of Somerset.'
This property is currently on the market with Savills for £2,250,000.
Take a look around...
You Might Also Like