A GORGEOUS six-bed mansion has a hidden secret that JRR Tolkien fans will be obsessed with – a garden with all the magic of Lord of the Rings.
The house is a Grade ll Listed baronial gothic manor house, and it’s all about luxury and opulence, complete with castle turrets on the roof. The 17th century property has hit the market for £6.5 million Credit. The mansion boasts a stunning outdoor treehouse. The 17th century house has every modern convenience, including an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and a gym.
It also has classic luxurious features, such as a sweeping staircase in the hall, a library, cellars and a four-poster bed in one of the bedrooms.
On top of all this, the house has a secret weapon – its picturesque garden, which captures all the magic of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.
A Hobbit Hole, fit for Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is hidden in the woodland.
Even the classic circular door is present on the little green building.
A treehouse with lighting and a fireplace adds to the wonder of the woods. Most read in Fabulous
The wooden hut nestles in the branches of a tree and is accessible by two rope bridges.
The house in St. Margarets-at-Cliffe, Dover, Kent is on the market for £6.5million with Sotheby’s International Realty. The Rightmove listing reads: ” Oxney Court is an elegant Grade ll baronial gothic manor house located on the Kent coast. It has extensive grounds and formal gardens together with further accommodation in two cottages.” It is situated in a most secluded and discrete setting, accessed by a long private drive.” Oxney Court has an interesting history. Whilst there has been a house on this site for a few hundred years the current house dates from the late 17th century.” Substantial gates open to a driveway which passes through ancient woodland before continuing through more formal gardens on approaching the house.” A striking entrance porch leads to an octagonal reception hall with stone flooring.”
Moving through, the staircase hall has a stone fireplace and a sweeping staircase leading to the first floor landing.” Beyond, the elegant principal reception rooms stretch across the front of the house. The main accommodation is provided over three floors.” The ground floor accommodation consists of a fine, generously proportioned dining room which is in the gothic style.” There is a large bow window with detailing and a high ceiling with ornate mouldings.