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May 10, 2015


Norris Castle home

Queen Victoria lost her heart to Norris Castle

Immense Norris Castle, built around 1800, includes 225 acres of land and a mile of waterfront.

Victoria stayed for long periods as a child as soon as she became monarch she decided she wanted to own it.

But its owner, magazine tycoon Thomas Bell, wanted excess amount so she and Prince Albert built Osborne House close by.

The Norris Castle Estate, near Cowes on the Isle of Wight, was later purchased by the Duke of Bedford. Kaiser Wilhelm II became a frequent customer.

It'll tempt people who aren’t in the market since it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

The German emperor remained so frequently he previously his or her own bath set up – which can be nevertheless truth be told there.

The property, which was built by James Wyatt, the designer who renovated Windsor Castle, is actually for sale the very first time in practically 60 years.

And unlike 150 years ago, our Queen could have less difficulty affording it.

At £1million it costs the same as a two-bedroom, ex-council level in Kensington that was sold a couple of weeks ago.

The catch? It needs hundreds of thousands much more invested to replace it to its previous glory.

You can find 15 rooms in addition to a lesser ground floor which boasts kitchens, a billiard space and an inside pool.

James Crawford, of agents Knight Frank, said yesterday: “People has a lot of fun speculating whom might purchase it.

"it will likewise lure those who aren’t even yet in the market because it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”.


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