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Stunning Medieval Timber framed House, Grade II*

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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
1 night minimum
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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...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 people. Both lounges offer TVs with free satellite reception and DVD players. Also on the ground floor is a utility room with dish washer, washing machine, tumble dryer and an additional sink together with the downstairs toilet shower room. On the way to the first floor is a door to a little hide-away with two chairs - ideal for the ones amongst you who want to excape the hustle and bustle around you. On the first floor is a very big master bedroom with a four poster bed, another good size double bedroom , a smaller room with two single beds and a landing with more sitting space. The attic comprises of 2 smaller bedrooms with two single beds each. On the first floor is a luxurious bathroom with a free standing bath and a huge walk-in shower, all recently installed. There is parking for 2 vehicles on site and free parking nearby, plus a small outside seating area with table and chairs.More
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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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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Yorkshire
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Reviewed 22 August 2019

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Date of stay: August 2019
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

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Date of stay: July 2016
Management response:Responded 10 July 2016

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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

Date of stay: May 2016
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

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

Date of stay: December 2015
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!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Washer
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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