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Prince Charles: There is a catch with the sale of his country house

Anyone who buys the beautiful Edwardian house that used to belong to Prince Charles must be able to live with the fact that the royal previous owner retains some rights.

Dartmoor – If you put almost six million euros on the table for the former cottage of the Prince of Wales (72), you will get the extremely charming family estate Brimpts Mead in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park. The royal country house is particularly impressive because it is located in the middle of an idyllic landscape at the romantic estuary of the Darts River. But whoever acquires the piece of jewelery has to be able to live with a unique feature. *

Prince Charles: There is a catch with the sale of his country house

Prince Charles * put the country estate, built between 1893 and 1906, which includes a main house with six bedrooms, two cottages and nine hectares of land in Dartmoor National Park, for the first time in 1993. A British couple struck and bought the royal mansion for an unknown sum.

Prinz Charles trägt einen dunklen Anzug mit blauer Krawatte.


Prince Charles is allowed to come fishing in Devon.

This couple and every new owner of the estate have to live with the fact that the future King of England occasionally comes over to fish. Prince Charles still holds the fishing rights to the Devon property. As if out of nowhere, the Prince of Wales is not allowed to appear with a fishing rod in his luggage, he has to register 24 hours in advance. The agreement is regulated in the land register.

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The brokerage agency Knight Frank, who was entrusted with the sale, told the Times that the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II * (95) had never made use of this right. If he did, he would be walking in prominent footsteps. The author of the Sherlock Holmes books, Sir Arthur Concan Doyle (71, † 1930) has also pitched his tents here.

Prince Charles could fish in other waters too. He currently owns homes in England, Scotland and Wales. For him and his wife Camilla (74), Duchess of Cornwall *, Clarence House is the official residence in London, but they also stay outside the city in Highgrove House near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, and Birkhall in Scotland and in Llwynywermod in Wales * on. The land around the house sold in Dartmoor still belongs to the Duchy of Cornwall.

Prinz Charles im cremefarbenen Anzug auf einem Fahrrad bei einem Radevent.


Royale homeowners don’t have to fear spontaneous visits. Prince Charles on his bike is a rare sight, and he has been seen fishing even less often.

Like father, like son. If Prince Charles becomes king one day, Prince William * (39) will be allowed to go fishing near the house made of pink granite with red clay tiles on the roof. * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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