£4.5m mansion mentioned in Domesday Book comes with own swimming pool

£4.5m mansion mentioned in Domesday Book comes with own swimming pool

January 28, 2019

Shape up in style: Stunning £4.5m Grade II-listed mansion mentioned in the Domesday Book comes complete with its own gym and swimming pool

  • Ringleton Manor Estate has a gym, a games room, a double garage for six cars and pool and sauna areas
  • Property is mentioned in Domesday Book and located in countryside between Canterbury and Sandwich
  • As well as six-bedrooms in the main mansion, property comes with separate three-bed Victorian lodge house 

Incredible images show the inside of an almost hidden six-bed property that featured in the Domesday Book and is now on the market for £4.5million.

Ringleton Manor Estate, located in acres of green countryside between Canterbury and Sandwich, Kent, can be accessed by a quiet country lane and offers generous views of the surrounding parkland. 

The Grade II-listed property comes with a separate three-bed Victorian lodge house, well manicured lawns and water features that adorn the well looked after gardens.   

The £4.5m Grade II-listed property comes with a separate Victorian lodge house, well manicured lawns and an outdoor pool

Ringleton Manor Estate in Kent has its own indoor heated swimming pool, pictured, as well as a sauna and a jacuzzi 

The spacious dining room easily seats 20 guests and is flooded with light. The mansion is on the market for £4.5million

Over the past 40 years an impressive leisure complex has been created at the spacious home, including an indoor gym

Located in the middle of beautiful yet secluded countryside, the property offers about 20,000 sq ft of accommodation and is ideal for the family. 

Other striking shots show the huge dining room, cosy living rooms and a private bar as well as a home gym, pool and sauna. 

The stunning property in east Kent also boasts five reception rooms, two kitchens, a master bedroom and a library. 


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A message of estate agent Strutt and Parker’s website reads: ‘Set in the middle of the estate, the house benefits from high levels of privacy and seclusion. 

The listing says: ‘Mentioned in The Domesday Book and set in a little known and relatively undiscovered part of rural East Kent, The Ringleton Manor Estate is located in gently undulating countryside between Canterbury and Sandwich.

There’s also brightly decorated bar with exposed wooden beams on the ceiling that leads out to the vast garden

The games room, that is easy big enough to accommodate two games tables, is another room in the 20,000 sq ft home

The stunning property, pictured, in east Kent also boasts 5 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, a master bedroom and a library

This sitting area, located in the oldest part of the house, functions as family room which has an open Georgian style fire 

‘The main house is a most handsome Grade II Listed building, the core of which dates from the 17th century and which was significantly extended and improved in the 19th century with the addition of the glorious symmetrical red brick façade on the south eastern elevation.

‘Set in the middle of the estate, the house benefits from high levels of privacy and seclusion.’

‘Arranged to provide excellent family accommodation and with a fine range of reception rooms there are many opportunities for entertaining on both a formal and a more informal basis.’

The Domesday Book is a record of the Great Survey where much of England and parts of Wales were recorded by order of King William the Conqueror. The survey was completed in 1086. 

The lavish manor also features a gym, a games room, a double garage for six cars and pool and sauna areas.

Estate Agents Strutt and Parker said: ‘The main house is a handsome Grade II Listed building, the core of which dates from the 17th century and which was significantly extended and improved in the 19th century’

A living rooms is decorated with neutral colours to keep the large area looking light and compliment the wooden doors

Another feature of the leisure complex, that already includes a Turkish Bath and twin changing rooms, is a Nordic sauna

Over the past 40 years an impressive leisure complex has been created at the spacious home. 

The property’s listing reads: ‘Built to resemble a traditional Kentish Barn the principal area is given over to a magnificent Roman-style heated, mosaic lined, 17m ozone swimming pool that does not require significant chemical treatments. 

‘To enjoy the pool to its maximum the complex is equipped with twin changing rooms, a kitchen, Nordic sauna and Turkish Bath, sun room and spa pool.’

For more information see the Strutt and Parker website.

A second dining room features statement wooden paneled walls. The home also has two kitchens and a library

The property in Kent also comes with a three-bedroom Victorian lodge house that has its own conservatory, pictured

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