Princess Diana’s childhood home: The Princess of Wales was born inside the Park House on the Queen’s Sandringham estate
Princess Diana share some beautiful house with her husband Prince Charles, but her childhood home also had a special royal relationship long before she married the Prince of Wales.
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Although his main childhood home is believed to be Althorp House, where his older brother is Charles Spencer still alive, Diana was born on July 1, 1961 in Park House, which was also the birthplace of her mother, Frances.
Property for rent located in Norfolk on QueenSandringham estate.
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It was converted into a three-star hotel exclusively for disabled guests after the Queen presented it to disability charity Leonard Cheshire in 1983.
Princess Diana at the Park House in Sandringham
In 2019, charity planning a mass renovation which aimed to increase the number of bedrooms from 16 to 24 and improve accessibility and were estimated to cost £2.3m, but due to the pandemic and rising costs they halted rebuilding and went out of lease. Take a tour inside Diana’s former home…
The exterior of the building features exposed brown brick walls, white sash windows and a balcony for room options.
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One of the reception areas is decorated with beige walls and wooden floors, and features a large open fireplace.
Access to the house is via a white arched door, which opens into a hallway with high ceilings, white walls and cream tiled floors. An additional wood fireplace is installed on one side.
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This bedroom is decorated with purple floral walls and wooden floors. The room also has its own private bathroom, with black and white checkered floors.
An alternative view of the bedroom reveals that it has a set of stairs in one corner, as well as views overlooking the courtyard.
Speaking of the planned renovation, Hugh Fenn, executive director of UK services at Leonard Cheshire said: “This will change what we can currently offer guests, increasing capacity at the same time. There will be improvements made throughout the interior and courtyard. buildings that sensitively take into account their heritage. By making a sizeable investment in its long-term future, the charity aims to make Park House Hotel an unrivaled destination for guests with disabilities and tourists alike.”
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