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Beyond Restoration: Future-Proofing a 15th-Century English Country House

Call it a once-in-a-millennium opportunity.

Dinton Hall—a country manor house fewer than 50 miles outside of London and rooted in English history going back to William the Conqueror nearly a thousand years ago—is currently on the market via Knight Frank, the international partner of Douglas Elliman Realty, for £12 million (circa $15 million). And thanks to a monumental restoration, rebuilding and refurbishment costing £10 million over nearly 10 years, the 20,000 square-foot property not only raises the bar for modern comfort in a centuries-old structure—it’s also move-in ready. All fixtures and fittings are included, and all antique furniture and other ornaments are available to purchase by separate negotiation. (Also, Vanbergen reports that his “fantastic housekeeper and grounds people would be happy to stay on with the new owner.”)

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