Princess Diana grew up in a grand stately home, but the grand residence has not been passed down to her sons Prince William and Prince Harry.
Instead, the 13,500-acre property in Northamptonshire, known as Althorp House, is currently in the hands of Princess Diana’s brother Earl Charles Spencer and it is believed that one day he will pass it down to his children, likely his son Louis.
It is a Spencer family tradition where the oldest male inherits the estate, so despite Louis having older sisters, it is believed he will become the proprietor of the property.The 90-room building and its stunning grounds are regularly open for the public to see inside and Charles has a dedicated Instagram account to keep fans up to date with the goings-on at the glorious home.
The spectacular library is a decadent room that has been featured on social media. It features wooden floors with three large, patterned rugs, cream walls with endless shelves of books, and a selection of red armchairs and sofas. There are also several palatial chandeliers hanging from the ceiling.
There are multiple dining rooms in the house, making it the perfect place to host a lavish dinner party and inside the property there is a picture gallery with fine artworks from around the world.
Following Diana’s death, the royal was laid to rest on a small island in the grounds of Althorp, located in the middle of the ornamental Round Oval Lake.Father-of-seven Charles resides at Althorp with his third wife, Karen Gordon. The couple were married in June 2011 and together share a daughter Lady Charlotte Diana, nine.
He is also a father to four children from his first marriage to Victoria Lockwood – Lady Kitty, Lady Eliza, Lady Amelia and the aforementioned Louis Spencer, Viscount Althorp.