Take a look inside this multi-million pound manor house that dates back to the 1500s and sits in 200 acres of land - and has its own beach access.

Stanbury Manor House, in Morwenstow, was built in the late 16th century for John Manning - who has a monument in the parish church grounds - and his wife, Christian.

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The house has plenty of period features throughout. (D.R. Kivell Country Property)

The Manor of Stanbury has existed in name since 1296, and was the birthplace of John Stanbury, who became the Bishop of Hereford in 1453.

After being built in the 1500s, the Grade II* listed property saw some remodelling in the 17th century and some 18th and 20th century alterations, while retaining plenty of its original character.

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The great hall has exposed timber beams and a feature fireplace. (D.R. Kivell Country Property)

On the ground floor of the manor is an entrance vestibule with a steel-studded oak door leading to an entrance hall with slate flagstone floors, and oak doors through to each room set in granite or oak arches.

The great hall boasts a granite fireplace, a wood-burning stove and a beamed ceiling, and connects to the drawing room, which has floor-to-ceiling 18th century painted wood panelling, a Cornish stone fireplace and Georgian-style French doors out to the gardens.

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The rustic dining room. (D.R. Kivell Country Property)

Elsewhere on the ground floor are the dining room, a kitchen with an electric AGA, a slate flagstone floor and a timber-panelled ceiling, a larder, a boot room, a utility room, a cloakroom and an inner hall.

Upstairs, the first floor has five bedrooms, one with a large fireplace, three with en-suite bathrooms, and a family bathroom.

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One of the manor's three reception rooms. (D.R. Kivell Country Property)

There are more than a dozen additional buildings to the front and side of the house, including six stone barns - one of which contains a former parlour - a workshop, a piggery, two livestock buildings, a storage building, a feed/machinery store, two lean-tos, a turnout yard and a covered yard.

The enclosed garden is at the back of the house, and beyond this there are two ponds connected to natural springs and a listed well house.

The full extent of the land is approximately 200 acres, and has direct access to the secluded Stanbury Beach.

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The manor's estate includes cliffland and beach access. (D.R. Kivell Country Property)

The property is being sold by D.R .Kivell Country Property and is listed for a price of £3,900,000.

The current owners of the property commented: “Stanbury Manor is so peaceful, the garden is a sun trap and it's just the most wonderful place.

“You can't see the sea from the house because the properties here were built to be sheltered, but you can hear it.

“Below the house is a beautiful valley which is filled with primroses and orchids in the spring.

“There's an old drovers path that goes into the valley and turns into a footpath that takes you right down to the beach.

“The beach is secluded and just fantastic with lots of sand. There's also cliff land all the way along one side of the farm and you can see Lundy Island from the cliff fields and watch sailing yachts and the fishermen.”