Friday, August 26, 2022

Nelson & Nintendo

Georgian mansion, where Admiral Lord Nelson lived with his lover and her husband, for sale for £4.25 million; it was renovated by a former Nintendo executive

 

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One would expect a senior executive of a tech company to live in a slick, modern home in Silicon Valley, but since 2004, Matthew Hill, for many years a senior manager at Nintendo, has called a Grade II listed manor house named Fir Hill in Hampshire’s Meon Valley home.

 

Built in 1765 and the scene of one of the most famous ménages à trois in history when home to Sir William Hamilton, his wife Emma and Admiral Horatio, 1st Viscount Nelson in 1801 to 1802, the 7,905 square foot “Georgian masterpiece” includes 3 reception rooms, 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It stands in 5.2 acres of land and comes with a two-storey stable block with potential for secondary accommodation.

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Mr Hill purchased the property from Mrs Vida Schreiber, previously Lady Clive, after the death of her husband, Brigadier Schreiber. He met intellectual property lawyer Georgy Evans in 2007 and married her in St Mary and All Saints church in Droxford in 2012 and in the time since, aside from completing the renovation of Fir Hill, the couple have worked together creating a website that comprehensively details the entire history of the building.

 

Of the renovation and why they are now selling, Matthew Hill told Hampshire Life:

 

“The renovation work took us 10 years on and off. Our architect said, you either have a big bang and not live here for two years or work in phases. We decided to do the work in four phases which meant we could live here, moving around the house as each phase was completed. The experience of living in the house helped with the restoration… It’s a lovely house, with a lovely feeling, but too big for the two of us now”.

 

Fir Hill is for sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate.

 

Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans

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Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy EvansNelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans Nelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy EvansNelson & Nintendo – Fir Hill, High Street, Garrison Hill, Droxford, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 3QL, United Kingdom – For sale for £4.25 million ($5.17 million, €4.87 million or درهم19.07 million) through Christie’s Real Estate – Home of Nintendo executive Matthew Hill and Georgy Evans

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5 COMMENTS

    • It has been very sensitively renovated but the limitation is plainly that is very close to the road. The owners have tried growing a big hedge but I guess many people would want to be further away from the noise and traffic.

  1. What a boring place to live!!!!!!!!!!!! No swimming pool, no tennis court, no bowling alley!!!!!!!!!!!! For that price I would want all of those things!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Knock it down!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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