A property in Malta as quickly as house to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh is out there on the market for £5.3m.
Villa Guardamangia is a six-bed room palazzo-mannequin mansion on the outskirts of the Maltese capital Valletta.
Between 1949 and 1951 it was a royal residence whereas Philip served on HMS Chequers with the Royal Navy Mediterranean Fleet.
these early years of marriage have been maybe the closest the couple bought to “regular life” earlier than her coronation in 1953.
as effectively as to the bedrooms, the villa has three bogs, a grand lounge, sea views, a roof terrace, visitor and servant quarters and “good historic worth”, in response to property brokers homes of extreme quality.
however, regardless of its regal historic previous, it appears to be like barely dilapidated at present, with gardens overgrown and the exterior considerably pale.
The property agent describes it as “simply crying out for a terrific conversion” however ensures it might change proper into a “very good residence or probably a industrial venue”.
The property, which covers 1,560sqm has an asking value of €5.95m (£5.3m).
The Queen has spoken of her “deep affection” for Malta, saying all by means of a 2015 journey that visiting the nation was “on a daily basis very particular for me”.
“I preserve in thoughts comfortable days right here with Prince Philip as quickly as we have been first married.”