Kent estate that has been home to both actor Sir John Mills and ‘Mr Men’ and ‘Little Miss’ creator Roger Hargreaves for sale for £5.5 million
Offered in March 2012 for £6 million with 230 acres ($7.7 million, €6.8 million or درهم28.4 million), a Kent estate that was the home of the Academy Award winning actor Sir John Mills CBE (1908 – 2005) in the 1950s and 1960s and subsequently of children’s author and illustrator Roger Hargreaves (1935 – 1988) from 1982 to 1988 has gone on sale for £5.5 million today with 203.77 acres ($7.1 million, €6.2 million or درهم26.1 million).
Situated just 35 miles from London, Grade II* listed Sussex House Farm at Cowden, near Tunbridge Wells dates to 1580 and extends to 6,665 square foot. It has 5 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and comes with a converted barn and three cottages.
Renovated by the current owners, the estate also includes a swimming pool, tennis court, farm buildings, stabling, indoor and outdoor maneges and acres of “picturesque rolling countryside on the edge of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex borders” according to agents Knight Frank.