Properties for sale with royal links: Princess Diana’s former home goes on the market

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Property experts at Zoopla have identified the UK’s hottest properties for sale with many of them having royal connections. From Princess Diana’s home to dwellings overlooking Buckingham Palace, Zoopla has listed all the properties available to buy that have royal heritage – and they come with a hefty price tag too.

Princess Diana home – Kensington

Princess Diana lived in Kensington, London, just a stones throw away from Kensington Palace, until she died.

The four bedroom apartment, which has its own private roof terrace, has gone on sale for a whopping £2.6million.

The home is a current working royal residence and the grand and luxurious building boasts on-street parking and huge entrance pillars.

HRH Alexander Mountbatten – Mayfair

Also featuring in the list is a luxury former royal residence located in Dunraven Street, Mayfair.

Mayfair is one of the most luxurious areas of London with the average property price reaching a staggering £2.5million.

Set within a Grade II blue plaque listed property, the home has several notable former residents including royals.

The luxury home was once owned by HRH Alexander Mountbatten, a grandson of Queen Victoria and relative of Lord Louis Mountbatten and Prince Philip.

The stunning unique three bedroom penthouse features two bathrooms, one reception room and a magnificent kitchen breakfast room.

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However due to its location and royal connections, it also comes with a hefty price tag.

It is on the market for a whopping £6.9million and features a grand entrance.

Tom Parker, Consumer Spokesperson at Zoopla commented: “As a nation with a great affinity with all things royal, there’s a surprising number of properties for sale that provide the opportunity for those with a big enough budget to enjoy their very own piece of royal history.

“For those of us who have to make do with window shopping, these properties certainly give an interesting insight into how the other half live.”

St James’s House – London

Additional properties for sale with royal links include a property within walking distance to Buckingham Palace, as well as a huge four bedroom property on sale for an eye-watering £22.5million in St James’s.

The stunning modern home features a large dining room, four bathrooms and an underground car parking system.

Residents can also make use of the 24 hour concierge and lifestyle management as well as valet service.

The description of the home reads: “The Clarence – a large lateral apartment, comprising of four bedroom suites, has been dressed by interior designer Katherine Pooley. Each principle room enjoys spectacular views towards London’s West End and neighbouring St James’s Palace.

“St. James’s House at 88 St. James’s Street, is a magnificent British period residence superbly located in the heart of London’s most prestigious and historic district.

“Its proximity to royalty makes St. James’s House truly unique. Bordered by St. James’s Palace, close to Buckingham Palace, and with direct views of the main entrance to Pall Mall, this landmark Grade II* listed building offers residents an exclusive address with impeccable credentials.”

Hedsor House – Maidenhead

Another home up for rental is a Grade II listed home that was frequently visited by King George III and later Queen Victoria.

It has become a popular venue for celebrity parties in recent years and features 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.

It also comes with a whopping rental price of £50,000 a month.

Hedsor House is located in Maidenhead and comes with 100 acres of private land.


Perhaps a little more affordable to some, a three bedroom flat is on the market for £2.2million has beautiful surroundings and has many royal connections.

The property description reads: “Combining a rich historical setting with a modern twist, the mansion house has been home to several notable residents during its lifetime including Queen Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen Consort of William IV and John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn.

“Distinguished visitors include Sir Walter Scott, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Winston Churchill.”

The home is set across three floors and contains three bathrooms.

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