The 14th Century moated castle
is surrounded by five acres of gardens and pleasure grounds and is still a lived-in family home.
One is decorated in murals with a musical flavour - instruments and scrolls - and the other is medieval with painted standards, hillsides, dragons and a fitted wardrobe disguised as a moated castle
Current owner Michael Featherstone-Dilke said: "Maxstoke Castle is a fine example of a 14th century moated castle
and is surrounded by four to five acres of gardens.
If it's history you're after then Beaumaris has its own moated castle
, one of Edward I last strongholds in North Wales and now a World Heritage site.
The 14th century moated castle
near Coleshill is still lived in as a family home and only opens to the public once a year for charity.
And tomorrow this rare opportunity comes round once again, giving visitors the chance to explore this splendid 14th century moated castle
THIS 14th-century moated castle
is the home of Michael and Rosemary Fetherston-Dilke and their teenage children and has been in their family for 400 years.
It is a fine example of a 13th century moated castle
which is still lived in as a family home.
With moated castles
and romantic towers, glorious gardens and picturesque villages, rolling green hills and a royal township, Kent has much to offer all lovers of beauty.