Thursday, 27 June 2013

A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: Keith Emerson's house


A 600-year-old country pile described as England's 'perfect timber framed house' has gone on the market for £2.25million.
Set in five acres of rolling countryside, Stonehill House has been home Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie and rock star Keith Emerson.
The plush five-bedroom property in East Sussex, which boasts an adjoining cottage and barn, was lauded by architecture expert Nikolaus Pevsner's 1965 architecture bible Buildings of England.
Welcome to paradise: Stonehill House was described by architecture guru Nikolaus Pevsner as 'the perfect house' and has gone on the market for £2.25million
Welcome to paradise: Stonehill House was described by architecture guru Nikolaus Pevsner as 'the perfect house' and has gone on the market for £2.25million
Idyll: Set in five acres of rolling countryside, Stonehill House has been owned by musicians and writers including Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie and rock star Keith Emerson
Idyll: Set in five acres of rolling countryside, Stonehill House has been owned by musicians and writers including Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie and rock star Keith Emerson

Within the 4,344 sq ft house's lavish grounds are a lake, a swimming pool, a tennis court, an orangery, a paddock and extensive landscaped gardens.

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