These country houses for sale are all worthy of a Royal Visit
Homes fit for a queen – PROMOTION
The nation celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday on 21 April, and the celebrations are set to continue throughout the year. Official festivities take part within at Windsor in May, and the annual birthday parade takes place on 11 June. To mark this very special anniversary, we take a look at some amazing properties for sale that are fit for a Queen.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase an entire small country estate, complete with an 11 bedroom home, a four-bedroom annexe and three-bedroom grooms cottage, providing plenty of room for a royal party.
The property is surrounded by approximately 18 acres of grounds including formal gardens, grazing, woodland, and even a Bronze Age motte and bailey castle.
The house itself is an exemplary with a symmetrical design and a recently reconfigured layout with lots of space. With over three acres of grounds, there would be plenty of room for the corgis to stretch their legs.
This Grade II Listed residence could be a fantastic royal weekend retreat. Believed to date back to the 17th century, it retains many original features including ornate chimneys, exposed timbers, sash windows and inglenook fireplaces.
While it may not have a drawbridge, the house is still partially surrounded by a moat.
It may not be the whole estate, but this wing of a country house has all the history and intrigue that the royal palaces are so full of. Barrow Court is an impressive Grade II* Listed building, sensitively converted into some 18 homes.
It was once home to the Gibbs family, the well-known Bristol land owners who also once owned the nearby Tyntesfield Estate.
This castle-like house has recently been restored to its former glory, while successfully retaining many of its original features. Access up to the tower and a castellated terrace offers 360 degree panoramic views over the village and the surrounding area, so the owner can truly feel like the king of their castle.