Nine Decades of Country Houses

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Nine Decades of Country Houses

Nine Decades of Country Houses

Recently, Country Life Magazine publicized nine country homes. Each one taken from every decade of the Queen’s life. You can check out these country homes below.

Country homes through the decades.

It has been ninety years since the Queen was born. Throughout those years, the world has undergone a huge modificiation. However, Her Majesty has remained constant. Let us take a look at some of the properties that were publicized over the last 90 years, one for each decade of The Queen’s life.

1930s

Mid Hampshire

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Agent sell – ‘Queen Anne House with electric light’
Additional Details – ‘12 bedrooms, central heating, two cottages, four bathrooms and 24 acres’
Selling price – £6,000

1940s
West Berkshire

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Agent sell – ‘A medium-sized Georgian country house in a much favoured residential area’
Additional Details – ‘7 bedrooms, nurseries, 5 loos, staff rooms, four reception rooms, main electricity and central heating, stabling, garage and flat, three cottages, small home farm, well-timbered grounds with trout fishing’
Selling Price – £17,500

1950s
Hampshire

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Agent sell – ‘Enchanting Tudor residence, beautifully modernized, of especial appeal to a fisherman’
Additional details – ‘Lounge hall, 3–4 reception rooms, 4–5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, model kitchen with Aga, main electricity and water’
Selling Price – £5,250

1960s
Wiltshire

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Agent sell – ‘Described by Christopher Hussey as “the perfect Charles II house”, the house commands 460 acres in the heart of the Kennet valley’

Additional details – ‘6 principal bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 dining rooms, drawing room, 3 further reception rooms, shooting rights over 810 acres and a home farm covering 176 acres’
Selling Price – £300,000

1970s
Berkshire

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Agent sell – ‘An exceptionally fine riverside house on the edge of Wargrave village and enjoying a splendid view along the Thames’
Additional details – ‘Principal suite of bedroom, dressing room and bathroom, 5 further reception rooms, domestic offices, full central heating, double garage, hard tennis court and a riverside building plot’
Selling Price – £100,000

1980s
Wiltshire

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Agent sell – ‘A charming Grade II* William and Mary house in a village conservation area, with glorious view over the Avon Valley’
Additional details – ‘Reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, study, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, lovely walled garden with summer house’
Selling Price – £275,000

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Agent sell – Historic Grade I listed country house with superb reception rooms set in mature parkland with outstanding walled courtyard’
Additional details – ‘Great hall, 5 principal reception rooms, 9 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 large self-contained apartments, two cottages, coach house, dovecot, extensive barns, farm buildings and stabling’
Price £ 950,000

2000s
London SW3

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Agent sell – ‘Semi-detached house overlooking leafy garden square’
Additional details – ‘3 reception rooms, conservatory, 5 bedrooms, dressing room, 3 bath/ shower rooms, 2 cloakrooms, study, paved garden with off-street parking, access to square gardens’
Price £3.85 million

2010s
Dorset

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Agent sell – ‘Chettle House is an exquisite Grade I listed manor house and is described by Pevsner as “the plum amongst Dorset houses of the early 18th century and nationally outstanding as a specimen of English Baroque”’
Additional details – ‘9 bedrooms, stone hall, oak hall, drawing room, morning room, dining room, boudoir, study, ante room, keeper’s cottage, paddock, parkland and woodland, 117 acres in all’
Price – £3.95 million