Thursday, March 27, 2008

Chartwell







Name of the manor. ...Chartwell.

Purchased on...............1922.

Bought by...................Sir Winston Churchill.

Land area....................32 Hectares.

Price............................Rs.95,000.

Present status..............Owned and maintained by The National Trust. A charity organization with about three and a half million members.

“Five reception rooms, 19 bed and dressing rooms, eight baths, large studio and heated swimming pool” As per the agent’s prospectus. When the manor was proposed to sell (later Churchill changed his mind and an anonymous group of Churchill’s friends bought it and presented to Churchill, where he lived up to his death... Read this whole article

1 comment:

BeverLy's Secret said...

wah~~ what a informative blog..
I'll visit you often even if we do not exchange link.. my blog links are only for friends that i know...

Anyway, Happy to know you~~
stay in touch!!