Both Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret spent a huge chunk of their childhood in Woolmers Park where they learned to love horses. This massive polo estate is currently priced at £30 million or approximately $43 million USD.
The 232-acre polo estate has a total of 70,000 square feet of living space. The fenced estate consists of the Georgian country house, eight cottages, polo, and equestrian facilities, woodlands for game hunting, and fishing in the River Lea. The main house has five reception rooms, private family rooms, a large kitchen with a morning room, eight bedrooms, and eight bathrooms. There is also an attached staff apartment.
Woolmers Park, the massive polo estate where both Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret spent their childhood visiting their grandparents is listed under Savills Real Estate.
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The 232-acre polo estate that was the longtime home of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandparents, Woolmers Park, is for sale. It is where both Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret spent many childhood days and where the Queen first acquired her love of horses.
Within the fenced estate are the Georgian country house, eight cottages, polo, and equestrian facilities, woodlands for game hunting, and fishing in the River Lea. The total amount of living space is 70,000 square feet. Located 22 miles outside of London, the main house has five reception rooms for entertaining, private family rooms, a large kitchen with morning room, eight bedrooms and eight baths with five ensuites.
There is also an attached two-bedroom staff apartment. A valued and unusual feature of the estate is that there are no public rights of way through any of the 232 acres, affording the owner maximum privacy. In 1949, another former owner established the Hertfordshire Polo Club where Prince Charles played while attending Cambridge. It is open year-round with indoor and outdoor fields for matches and instruction in the sport. Currently priced at £30 million or approximately $43 million USD.