Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Beautiful Bolehyde

Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents again for sale

Described as a “royal love nest for the Middletons” by The Telegraph when last marketed for sale in March 2011, Bolehyde Manor (pronounced according to the paper: “Bow lea Hyde”) in Wilshire was home to the Duchess of Cornwall, as plain old Camilla Parker Bowles, from 1973 until 1986.

 

Considered, but subsequently discounted by Carole and Michael Middleton as a home prior to their purchase of the £4.7 million The Manor at Bucklebury (featured in The Steeple Times in June 2012), Grade II* listed Bolehyde Manor at Allington, near Chippenham was at that time offered for £4.76 million according to the Daily Mail’s Richard Kay.

 

Kay lauded the “14th-century pile near Chippenham” as having “everything an aspiring lord (and lady and the manor could wish for” and reported it as having been “not just where Prince Charles retreated when his marriage crumbled, intriguingly it was also where he courted Lady Diana.”

 

According to the royal biographer Christopher Wilson – quoted in an article in the Daily Express in May this year – “in 1979, there was very little pretense about the intensity of the relationship between Prince Charles and Camilla. Most of the week he would be staying at Bolehyde Manor, sometimes Andrew Parker Bowles would come home for the weekend and Prince Charles would stay. But there was a very curious ménage à trois between these three.”

 

Whether the house sold in 2011 is unknown, but this week it has again been placed for sale through agents Savills. They are marketing the manor at a sum £1 million lower for £3.75 million and with it comes 80.13 acres.

 

Aside from the main 4 reception room, 8-bedroom main house, there is a 3-bedroom annexe and in addition the property has three additional cottages, stabling and outbuildings. There is a tennis court and swimming pool with the grounds and the majority of the land is devoted to organic farming.

 

One thing is, for sure, the former Meghan Markle won’t be putting in a bid in spite of Bolehyde Manor having glorious gardens that have opened under the National Garden Scheme.

 

The Names & Numbers – Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom

 

June 2020 – For sale for £3.75 million ($4.71 million, €4.21 million or درهم17.31 million) through Savills.

 

March 2011 – Offered for sale for £4.76 million ($5.98 million, €5.35 million or درهم21.96 million) by the Earl and Countess Cairns.

 

1986 – Sold for £600,000 ($754,000, €674,000 or درهم2.8 million) by Andrew and Camilla Parker Bowles to Simon and Amanda Cairns.

 

1973 – Andrew Parker Bowles moves in along with his then wife Camilla.

 

1927 – Sold to a Mrs Mallet du Cros “in very indifferent repair” by the Gale family according to Country Life. She “restored and modernised it.”

 

1635 – Sold to a yeoman named John Gale.

 

Mid 17th century – Built on the site of an earlier house occupied by one Thomas de Bolehyde, a tenant of the Abbot of Glaston-bury.

 

Pictured top: Carole Middleton, Bolehyde Manor and the Duchess of Cornwall.

 

Facebook: @TheSteepleTimes

Instagram: @TheSteepleTimes

Twitter: @SteepleTimes

 

Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
The interior features traditional English country house style decoration.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
This study is currently lined with plenty of reading material.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
Original features including panelling abound throughout Bolehyde Manor.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
A pleasant courtyard garden is to be found to the rear of the house.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
To the front is a formal lawned area.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
Three cottages come with the house as well as an annexe also.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
The gardens have previously been opened to the public under the National Garden Scheme.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
They are quite delightful.
Beautiful Bolehyde – £3.75 million for Bolehyde Manor, Allington, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6LW, United Kingdom – Wiltshire manor house once owned by the Duchess of Cornwall as Camilla Parker-Bowles and considered as a home by the Duchess of Cambridge’s parents Carole and Michael Middleton again for sale. Bolehyde Manor is offered for £3.75 million through agents Savills.
A plan of the 80 acres currently offered with Bolehyde Manor.
Matthew Steeples
A graduate of the London School of Economics, Matthew Steeples is a writer and marketing consultant. He conceived The Steeple Times as a media arena to fill the void between the Mail Online, The Huffington Post and such organs as the New York Social Diary in 2012.

8 COMMENTS

  1. Send in the wrecking ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s an overpriced dump!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Raise it to the ground —- a fire might help too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! £4 million smackers for this hovel —– someone is having a giggle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! BURN BABY BURN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Advertisement
Advertisement

Become a Patron of The Steeple Times

Independent journalism will only remain independent if it is supported by clear-thinking people like you. We each have the command to make a real difference. Join us.

2,668FansLike
2,068FollowersFollow
10,880FollowersFollow

Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

Please subscribe, like and share this very British site, it helps us grow. Your data is protected and The Steeple Times will send you an email at noon everyday that we rather trust you will enjoy.

Advertisement

Other Stories You May Enjoy

Doggy bag

Celebrating The Doggy Bag

Nikolay Kalinin celebrates the ‘Daily Mail’s’ campaign to encourage restaurant customers to take doggy bags home with them and joins those slamming Wetherspoons decision to refuse to participate.
Russell Brand Bear dog wallaby killer

Branding Henley’s Wallaby Killer

Russell Brand should be condemned not congratulated after his rabid dog killed a wallaby in the scene of weird animalistic happenings, Henley-on-Thames.
Drax Avenue Wimbledon SW20 roofless ruin

A £5m Roofless Ruin

Fire damaged Wimbledon house with half its roof missing goes on sale for the staggering sum of £5 million; is this Britain’s most expensive roofless wreck?
Chesham and Amersham goes yellow 2021

The Return of the Yellow Card 2021

Nikolay Kalinin analyses the reasons behind the Liberal Democrats’ success in the 2021 Chesham and Amersham by-election; is Boris Johnson about to suffer further at the hands of the ‘yellow peril’?
Day 5 Royal Ascot 2021

Runners & Riders – Day 5, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 5 at Royal Ascot 2021 after landing 1st places at 22/1 and 19/4 yesterday.
Ghislaine Maxwell Christopher Mason mate

Missing Mate Ghislaine…

As her chirping crooner chum Christopher Mason parties in prison-orange pants with her other mates, ‘Grubby Ghislaine’ Maxwell languishes in a paper jump suit; look at who and what she’s missing out on in the Hamptons… For her, it’s Krug-less via a bit of “Orange Is The New Black.”
Royal Ascot 2021

Runners & Riders – Day 4, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 4 of Royal Ascot 2021 after landing a 22/1 winner yesterday and a 45/1 third place.
The Gavinator Gavin Newsom vs Bosie The Clown Boris Johnson

The Gavinator vs. The Clown

Nikolay Kalinin contrasts ‘The Gavinator’ Gavin Newsom’s reopening of California with Boris Johnson’s still closed Britain and slams the latter for allowing the Indian variant to spread.
Royal Ascot 2021 Day 3

Runners & Riders – Day 3, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 3 of Royal Ascot 2021 and offers some longshot choices at huge odds in 5 of the 7 races.
Hollie Doyle Amtiyaz Royal Ascot 2021 winner

Runners & Riders – Day 2, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 2 of Royal Ascot 2021 after scoring a 33/1 winner yesterday.

Popular Articles From The Past

Weather

London
scattered clouds
16.1 ° C
17.2 °
14.4 °
58 %
0.9kmh
40 %
Tue
16 °
Wed
20 °
Thu
23 °
Fri
20 °
Sat
15 °