Royal Residences: Live like a King or Queen

This year, Her Majesty the Queen is marking her 70th year on the throne. With Platinum Jubilee celebrations being held across the UK, and indeed the world, at The Guild we have scoured the country to find properties on the market with our Members close to royal residences. With these homes, you too could be the king or queen of your own castle and maybe even rub shoulders with royalty!
Westminster, London – £850,000

This one-bedroom flat is located on the sixth floor of Artillery Mansions, Westminster, just over half a mile from the iconic Buckingham Palace. The palace is recognised around the world as the home of The Queen, the focus of national and royal celebrations and the backdrop to the regular Changing the Guard ceremony. The apartment offers 775 sq. ft. of living accommodation and comprises bedroom, bathroom, fully fitted kitchen and reception with balcony. The development offers 24 hours concierge as well as secure underground parking.
Windsor, Berkshire – Guide Price £1,450,000

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home of 39 monarchs. This exquisite five/six-bedroom double-fronted detached property is located in a prestigious private development just a short walk to the river and less than 3 miles from the castle itself. Built entre deux guerres, this beautiful house replete with leaded windows and an attractive symmetry, further benefits from detached garage with storage, ample parking, downstairs annexe with bathroom and generous well stocked front and rear gardens.
Lisburn, Northern Ireland – Guide Price £269,000

This well presented four-bedroom chalet bungalow is situated in a modern development off the Derriaghy Road close to Lisburn City Centre, just 6 miles from Northern Ireland’s only royal residence, Hillsborough Castle. Internally the property comprises of a double height entrance hall, large lounge with bay window and feature fireplace, a modern fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar and access to the garage which has been converted to games room. On the ground floor there is a bedroom with ensuite and a dining room with double doors to an elevated patio and access to the rear garden, laid in artificial grass. On the first floor a main bedroom with ensuite shower room, a double bedroom with aspect to the front, a single bedroom with aspect to the rear and a fully tiled bathroom with white suite.
Tetbury, Gloucestershire – £950,000

Church House is arguably Tetbury’s most iconic residence. Situated beside the Church of St Saviour, this Grade II Listed detached home is superiorly eye catching with its hood-mould framed arched windows and natural stone elevation complete with cascading wisteria. Further appeal is the rare advantage of off-road parking, garaging and a generous sized garden. The property is situated on New Church Street just a moments’ walk to the very centre of town and 1.5 miles from Highgrove House, the private residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Since 1980 when the Prince of Wales first arrived at Highgrove, His Royal Highness has devoted much energy to transforming the gardens around the house, which are renowned as some of the most inspiring and innovative in the United Kingdom.
Kensington Green, London – £995,000

This well-presented and spacious one-bedroom apartment is located in a prestigious and highly regarded Kensington Green development. The accommodation includes a well-proportioned reception room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and further benefits from secure underground parking, and close to fashionable High Street Kensington and the birthplace of Queen Victoria – Kensington Palace. As well as being a popular visitor destination, Kensington Palace is the official residence of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke and Duchess of Kent and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are also based in the palace’s royal apartments.
Bagshot, Surrey – Guide Price £2,000,000

This outstanding five bedroom detached house, resides on a plot of approximately one acre situated within a prime cul-de-sac on the cusp of Bagshot. The property offers spacious and adaptable living accommodation and has been lovingly maintained by the current owners, making this an ideal purchase for a growing family, with scope for even further renovations. The property is located just over a mile from Bagshot Park, a Royal residence once the home of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. The park is not open to the public, though glimpses of the main house can be seen by locals.
Richmond, Surrey – Offers in excess of £825,000

The home in Richmond is beautifully presented and offers a large garden and solid oak flooring. This lovely end of terrace house is just a few minutes walk from North Sheen Station, on the Waterloo line, as well as being 1.3 miles from Richmond Palace, a Tudor Palace, built by King Henry VII, on the banks of the River Thames in Surrey. The Palace was one of Queen Elizabeth’s favourite palaces, she often held court there and enjoyed hunting in the nearby park. 
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