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For sale: Henry VIII’s former hunting lodge in Surrey

Live like one of Britain’s most infamous kings…
   Amanda Peters  |  written on: 24-01-2019 11:43am

Matham Manor is a restored Grade II listed property that was once the hunting “cabin” of King Henry VIII in the 16th century. 

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Although parts of the property are thought to date back to the 14th century, most of the current structure is from the 18th century. Some of the original features the property retains, includes a curved Jacobean door, a Queen Anne staircase and original beams.

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The rear extension leads to an expansive living and dining space, ideal for entertaining while skylights and French doors flood the area with natural light.

The spacious shaker style kitchen features original beams, an Aga, light granite worktops, a breakfast area that overlooks an open exposed brick fireplace, creating a rustic country kitchen feel.

The property has 4,469sq ft of accommodation with six bedrooms in total – four on the first floor, three of which are ensuite, while the second floor has two more bedrooms both of which feature original beams and a large storage area.
sates that when the current owners had the old extension knocked down and replaced, they discovered tunnels that led out from the priest hole inside the house, with one heading towards Hampton Court Palace.

The property is on the market for a cool £3.25 million.
Want to get more details, or see the property listing in full? Click here

Credit: Knight Frank (Images)

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Amanda Peters

I've been writing for design magazines for a few years now and like nothing more than ‘exploring’ other people's homes (with their permission, of course).