KIng George III coronation ball estate apartment goes on sale

Fit for a king! Luxury apartment with gym and sauna in stately home where a newly-crowned George III held his coronation banquet in 1761 and Four Weddings and a Funeral was filmed goes on sale for £2.8million

  • Albury Park, in Surrey, is mentioned in the Domesday Book, which dates the estate back to at least 1066
  • Grade II-listed building was renovated 12 years ago; mansion transformed into several modern apartments
  • Features include kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, gym, spa, sauna and wine stores
  • Estate used in Four Weddings And A Funeral – when Andie MacDowell’s character Carrie marries Hamish at St Peter and St Paul’s church

An apartment that once formed part of the stately home where King George III held his coronation banquet could be yours for just under £2.8million – and it also served as a location for the film Four Weddings And A Funeral.

Albury Park, in Surrey, is mentioned in the Domesday Book, which dates the estate back to at least 1066. 

The Grade II-listed building underwent extensive renovation 12 years ago, where the mansion was transformed into several modern apartments.

The luxury apartment covers 4,211 sq ft and comprises a communal reception hall, entrance hall, utility area, kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a gym, spa, sauna, wine stores, double garage, private garden and communal gardens.

An apartment that once formed part of the stately home where King George III held his coronation banquet could be yours for just under £2.8million. Augustus Pugin, designer of the Houses of Parliament, implemented the 63 individual candlestick chimneys that give Albury Park its Gothic Tudor appearance

Albury Park, in Surrey, is mentioned in the Domesday Book, which dates the estate back to at least 1066 – and the apartment, above, is now on sale

The Grade II-listed building underwent extensive renovation 12 years ago, where the mansion was transformed into several modern apartments

The luxury apartment covers 4,211 sq ft and features a communal reception hall, entrance hall, utility area, kitchen/dining room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms

The plush accommodation also includes a gym, spa, sauna, wine stores, double garage, private garden and communal gardens

Albury Park has had several different owners including Sir John Soane, architect for the Bank of England, who designed the striking staircase in the entrance hall

Albury Park has served as a location in several television programmes and films – including the hit show Midsomer Murders

The stately home was the venue of King George III’s coronation banquet in 1761. He was just 22 when he was crowned and went on to reign for over 59 years

The stately home was the venue of King George III’s coronation banquet in 1761. 

He was just 22 when he was crowned and went on to reign for over 59 years – the longest of any male monarch, and surpassed only by Queens Victoria and Elizabeth II.

George III was known as the Mad King due to his mental illness which was suggested to be bipolar disorder or the blood disease porphyria.

Albury Park has also served as a location in several television programmes and films. 

Midsomer Murders have used the grounds and house – and the estate also featured in the 1994 British romantic comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral when Andie MacDowell’s character Carrie marries Hamish at St Peter and St Paul’s church which is on the same estate as Albury Park.

Albury Park has had several different owners including Sir John Soane, architect for the Bank of England, who designed the striking staircase in the entrance hall. 

Augustus Pugin, designer of the Houses of Parliament, implemented the 63 individual candlestick chimneys that give Albury Park its Gothic Tudor appearance. 

The ground floor apartment, which has stunning views of the Surrey Hills, is on the market with House Partnership and could be yours for £2.795million.

‘The principal ground floor apartment, within the magnificent Albury Park Mansion, enjoys a stunning parkland setting in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet benefiting from excellent commuter links,’ the listing states. 

‘Set in over five acres of landscaped gardens within the Duke of Northumberland’s 150 acre parkland, Albury Park Mansions is a Grade II*-listed stately home with a long and distinguished history. 

The estate also featured in the 1994 British romantic comedy Four Weddings And A Funeral when Andie MacDowell’s character Carrie marries Hamish (pioctured)

St Peter and St Paul’s church (pictured) on the estate was the scene of the third wedding in Four Weddings And A Funeral

A view from above of Albury Park Mansion and St Peter and St Paul’s church

‘This beautiful and historical Surrey house is surrounded by magnificent listed mature gardens and sits on the bank of the River Tillingbourne.

‘Albury Park enjoys an impressive architectural provenance. Most recently, the mansion has been fully restored, renovated and updated to a modern and technological specification.

‘The building now marries history and grandeur with 21st century living, and the apartments are ready for a new chapter in the life of this stately home.’

No 1. Albury Mansions is on the market with House Partnership for £2,795,000. 

The historical Surrey house is surrounded by listed mature gardens and sits on the bank of the River Tillingbourne

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