Want To Live Near The Royal Family? Here's Your Chance — An Estate Bordering Prince Charles' Highgrove Home Is Up For Sale At $10 Million

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Sep. 30 2021, Published 10:02 a.m. ET

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Picture this: your neighbors are Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. Well, your dreams could soon be a reality, as a 117-acre estate bordering the couple's Gloucestershire home, also known as Highgrove, is up for sale at $10.1 million.

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The property, which was first built in 1844 and dubbed Elmestree House Estate, is up for grabs for the first since 1949.

“Family owned estates such as Elmestree rarely come to the market and this estate is particularly special,” Matthew Sudlow, head of Estates and Farm Agency at Strutt & Parker, told the New York Post. “To find a house that is as architecturally pure as Elmestree in this part of the world, with many original features along with a model farmstead of this size intact, is remarkable.”

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The abode has 11 bedrooms and features sprawling lawns, a small lake, a fireplace and much more. There is also a 17th-century four-bedroom farmhouse called Farm End, which connects to the main house via a special wing, which was built in 1900.

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“It’s likely to attract attention from many different types of buyers, both those in the U.K. and overseas looking for a private residence thanks to its location in prime Cotswolds countryside, and proximity to the much sought after market town of Tetbury,” Sudlow said.

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While you most likely wouldn't see the prince all the time, the houses are only a one-minute drive away from one another.

The 72-year-old purchased Highgrove in 1980, and when he married Princess Diana one year later, they raised their sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, there.

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However, Diana never felt comfortable in the suburbs, Andrew Morton wrote in his biography Diana: Her True Story.

“She dislikes Highgrove," Diana's friend James Gilbey revealed. “She feels that Camilla lives just down the road and regardless of any effort she puts into the house, she never feels it is her home.”



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