Harfleet House Bed and Breakfast

Harfleet House, 39 Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9DN - Tel: 01304 611173

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Harfleet House

Harfleet House

Entrance through large oak door

Harfleet House Door



28' x 9'6" (8.5m x 3.0m). .Custom made solid oak units, granite work surfaces, Miele appliances, limestone floor, and spiral staircase to upper floor. Oak door to inner courtyard.

Galleon Dining Hall:

Galleon Dining Hall

20'1" x 15'5" (6m x 4.75m).. Galleon ship’s window reputedly from the Spanish Armada, limestone floor, very large inglenook housing a reproduction gas fire, small stair case on both sides to:

Drawing Room:

Drawing Room

19'6" x 17'1" (6m x 5.25m). 17th century wood panelling, original fireplace with marble hearth hosting a gas fire and solid oak flooring throughout.

Master Bedroom 1:

master bedroom 1

17'6" x 16'10" (5.25m x 5.0m).Original fireplace with delft tiles and painted oak floor.

En-suite Bathroom:

en suite bathroom

‘Bette’ bath, Philip Stark wash hand basin, WC, and ladder rack radiator.

Shower room:

shower room

Fully tiled, contemporary shower, Philip Stark double hand basin , WC and tiled flooring.

Staircase leading to 2nd Floor (rear)


Galleried T.V. Lounge:

TV Lounge

26’4” x 17’4” (8m x 5.25m) dual aspect, oak floor

Grand Hall (part of original hall)

Grand hall

Connects rear of house to front of house: Painted wooden ‘harlequin’ floor, huge fireplace and vaulted beamed ceiling with king post. 25’2” x 15’10” (7.75m x 4.75m)

First Floor (front) Landing

First floor landing

Oak landing with under stairs cupboard

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2

15’9” x 11'2" (4.75m x 3.5m) Original fireplace with reproduction gas fire, oak floor

Shower room

shower room

Full tiles, contemporary shower, Philip Stark hand basin, WC and tiled floor.

Staircase to 2nd Floor (front)


Bedroom 3

Bedroom 3

18'11” x 12'8" (5.75m x 3.75m) overlooking inner courtyard, original fireplace with reproduction gas fire, Harlequin painted wood floor, open aspect.

Bedroom 4

Bedroom 4

15'11" x 13'7" (4.75m x 4.0m).Harlequin painted wood floor.

Inner courtyard

Inner Courtyard

Tree Ferns, Bay trees and 1776 George and Dragon tank and fountain.

Norman under croft

Norman under croft

17’6” x 14.0’ (5.25m x 4.25m) Original flint walls and ‘Caen’ limestone as in Canterbury cathedral. Brick floor



Leading to Summerhouse and small courtyard rear garden

Upon entry to Harfleet House you are greeted by a large luxury fitted kitchen with integrated Miele appliances, granite work surfaces and a small inglenook fitted with an AGA. A large oak door ahead draws you into the impressive dining room with a huge 'Inglenook' fireplace, Galleon ship’s window reputedly from the Spanish Armada, limestone flooring, and two staircases taking you up to a panelled sitting room and upper floors.

The first floor offers an enormous room which formed part of the original hall with a fireplace dating from 1500 and an exquisite vaulted ceiling. There are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite facility and another two bathrooms. A staircase to the second floor hosts a further two double bedrooms. Another small staircase takes you up to a huge galleried area which is currently used as a T.V. lounge with dual aspect and stunning beam arrangement.