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Princess Diana’s Childhood Home Is Now Available to Rent

Princess Diana's childhood house is for rent on an upscale site
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Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Charles Spencer, has listed the family’s magnificent childhood home on the upscale rental site Elysian Estates. The massive estate, commonly referred to as Althorp House, is where Princess Di moved when she was 14 years old, and where she lived when she eventually met Prince Charles in 1977.

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While a per-night price for the estate is not listed (it’s only available upon request), guests can expect to pay tens of thousands of dollars for a single night, as butler service, a team of private chefs, housekeeping and of course, a dedicated concierge service, is included with each stay.

Princess Diana's childhood home Althorp House in the UK
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The Spencer family’s ancestral home dates back to 1688 and features 38 bedrooms, 33 bathrooms and sleeps up to 72 people. The property boasts parking for 50 cars and features a helipad, chapel, billiards room and unique collection of fine art. The estate sits on 550 acres in Northamptonshire, England, which is less than 1.5 hours from London by train.

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Princess Diana smiling subtly in a red and white hat with a wide brim.
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According to the listing, “To stay at Althorp is to become part of the amazing history of this magnificent property, renowned for its discreet yet spectacular hospitality to guests including royalty and aristocracy since 1508.”

Aerial view of Princess Diana's childhood home Althorp House in the UK
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The massive estate is also the perfect spot for a special event, as it can host up to 1,000 guests. The listing goes on to state: “Althorp has been an important part of England’s history, with many influential political meetings, courtly balls, and even a secret marriage taking place within the walls.”

“Sir John stipulated in his will that the house must be used as a place of entertainment, and now more than ever Althorp offers an unforgettable setting for hosting exceptional occasions, with discreet service, exquisite cuisine, spectacular surroundings and a wonderful sense of history all combined with 21st century luxury.”

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Princess Diana's brother Earl Charles Spencer smiling for the cameras
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This isn’t the first time that late Diana’s childhood home has been made available to the public. In 2013, her brother (pictured above) faced a slew of criticism for listing the property for £25,000 per night to tourists via a travel firm.

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