A place in the country with Prince Charles for a neighbor! A vast mansion expected to raise £ 4 million

Built in the 16th century with wood-paneled walls, luxurious rooms and spacious grounds, Doughton Manor is suitable for a king.

It even has royal neighbors standing just above the road Prince CharlesHighgrove’s beloved estate.

And the Elizabethan crowd listed by I-grade in Gloucestershire, which is now for sale, may still be tempted by the second in line to the throne – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children sought to relocate from Anmer Hall in Norfolk.

Built of local honey-colored limestone, Doughton Manor, which is one-and-a-half miles from Tetbury, is described as a “very livable house” despite its antiquity.

For the asking price of £ 4 million, there are three reception rooms on the top floor, including a 27ft long dining room and lounge, as well as a 31ft kitchen / breakfast room with an ornate open fireplace and entrance. larder.

The Grade I-listed Doughton Manor, just over the road from Prince Charles’s beloved Highgrove estate, is on the market with a asking price of £ 4 million.

Constructed of local honey-colored limestone, the property, which is one-and-a-half miles from Tetbury, is described as

Constructed of local honey-colored limestone, the property, which is one-and-a-half miles from Tetbury, is described as “very livable”, despite its antiquity.

Doughton Manor stands just above the road to Prince Charles Highgrove House, where he has lived since 1980, when the property was purchased by the Duchy of Cornwall.

Doughton Manor stands just above the road to Prince Charles Highgrove House, where he has lived since 1980, when the property was purchased by the Duchy of Cornwall.

The first floor has five main bedrooms and four bathrooms while the second floor has six bedrooms that serve as “secondary bedrooms and attics”.

Outside is a carriage house, a Grade II listed stone barn and walled gardens at the front and rear.

The 4.8-acre grounds also have a summer house and swimming pool. Nearby facilities include “specialist shops”, a golf course, racetracks at Cheltenham and Bath, and private schools including Cheltenham College.

It is currently owned by American Richard Carter, who is understood as a yacht designer.

His research into the history of the house revealed that it was built by John Seed, who leased the land from the crown before buying it in 1588.

The house, which was built six years later, was restored in 1933.

There are three reception areas on the top floor, including a 27ft long dining room and lounge

There are three reception areas on the top floor, including a 27ft long dining room and lounge

The property also has a 31ft kitchen / breakfast room with a decorated open fireplace and a dining area.  The property looks very similar to how it would have done centuries ago

The property also has a 31ft kitchen / breakfast room with a decorated open fireplace and a dining area. The property looks very similar to how it would have done centuries ago

Doughton Manor was built by John Seed in 1594, before later owner Richard Talboys had his initials engraved on the property's porch and gate columns.  The house was restored in 1933. Upstairs: The wooden staircase

The decorated fireplace of the home

Doughton Manor was built by John Seed in 1594, before later owner Richard Talboys had his initials engraved on the property’s porch and gate columns. The house was restored in 1933. Upstairs: The wooden staircase and decorated fireplace

The floor map of Doughton Manor is seen above.  It has five main bedrooms, a dining room and dining room, three reception areas, four bathrooms / showers, a listed stone barn, a carriage house and walled gardens.

The floor map of Doughton Manor is seen above. It has five main bedrooms, a dining room and dining room, three reception areas, four bathrooms / showers, a listed stone barn, a carriage house and walled gardens.

Among the outbuildings is a stone barn that has grade II-listed status, emphasizing the age and value of the 16th-century property.

Among the outbuildings is a stone barn that has grade II-listed status, emphasizing the age and value of the 16th-century property.

The property boasts walled gardens that are accessible through listed gate pilasters.  It has a central paved path and lawns bordered by rose banks

The property boasts walled gardens that are accessible through listed gate pilasters. It has a central paved path and lawns bordered by rose banks

A 1983 Daily Mail report mentioned how Doughton Manor, named above as Doughton House, was for sale for £ 260,000.

A 1983 Daily Mail report mentioned how Doughton Manor, named above as Doughton House, was for sale for £ 260,000.

Mr Carter declined to comment on the sale, but Amelia Davies of Strutt & Parker estate agents, who market the property, said:

‘It requires some updating such as general maintenance, plumbing and heating. But the owners live in it, so it’s easy to live even if it takes some work. ‘

Another neighboring property is the 117-acre Elmestree House estate with an 11-bedroom mansion, which was marketed last year for £ 7.5 million, sparking more gossip about William and Kate relocating to the area.

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