The luxurious mansion where Prince Charles Diana courted and had his affair with Camilla is on the market – for £ 3.75 million.
Eight-bedroom Bolehyde Manor was previously home to the now Duchess of Cornwall, while she was married to her first husband, Andrew Parker Bowles.
Prince Charles is said to be a frequent visitor during, and even before, the decline of his first marriage to Lady Diana Spencer.
But it was also a favorite destination when he initially pursued the beloved princess several years earlier.
The expansive property is now being sold by its current owners, Simon Cairns and his wife, Amanda – Earl and Countess of Cairns – who purchased the estate for £ 600,000 in 1986.
The grounds include a swimming pool and tennis court, extensive outbuildings and farmland.
The house has numerous royal connections, with rumors that the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Kate Middleton expressed interest in 2011.
It is located near Chippenham, Wiltshire – just 15 miles from Prince Charles’ estate in Highgrove, near Tetbury.
Historical records show evidence of site work as early as 700 years ago, although Bolehyde Manor was built closer to its current form in the 17th century.
It was given a Grade II * list in 1952, with Camilla and husband Andrew two decades later.
Prince Charles and Camilla were in a relationship before meeting Diana and married in 1981 and were known as friends.
It is widely recognized that they then resume their romance even before he tied the knot with the expectant Princess of Wales – and while Camilla was also married.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana formally divorced in 1996, and she died in a car accident a year later.
He and Camilla then married in 2005.
She was separated from Andrew in 1995 and the couple had been living apart for some time.
Bolehyde Manor is being sold by real estate agents Savills.
Agent Lindsay Cuthill said, “Bolehyde Manor is an enchanting house with beautiful gardens.”
More information can be found at https://search.savills.com/property-detail/gblhchbts100312.