House belonging to Bennet household in Delight and Prejudice on sale for £6m

THE HOME belonging to the Bennet household in Delight and Prejudice is on sale for a cool £6m.

Luckington Court docket in Chippenham, Wiltshire, was put available on the market for the primary time in over 70 years in 2018 for £9m – so potential consumers are actually certain to make an enormous saving.

The Grade II property is famed for being the placement for BBC’s 1995 cult adaptation of the Jane Austen novel which starred Colin Firth as Mr Darcy and Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennet.

The house starred within the BBC’s 1995 adaptation of Delight and Prejudice. Credit score: Woolley & Wallis

The principle constructing, constructed within the 11st century, was used each internally and externally to behave because the Bennet household’s residence, Longbourn.

The renovated seven-bedroom manor sits in 156 acres of rolling countryside and boasts authentic Tudor options.

A big reception corridor options a big limestone flagged flooring and bolection moulded corridor hearth which results in a central inside corridor and doorways to the principal reception rooms.

The eating room has an open fireplace place and entry to a separate examine, whereas a big drawing room presents ornamental woodwork, a stone opened hearth and doorways resulting in a music room.

The property additionally comes with 5 additional dwellings which might be good to deal with guests whereas entertaining.

Property agent Woolley & Wallis listed the property available on the market on the finish of Might for presents in extra of £6m.

Sitting room
The sitting room of the property seems eloquent. Credit score: Woolley & Wallis

They stated: “In 1995, Luckington Court docket had exteriors and interiors used to showcase Longbourn, the Bennet household residence, within the BBC’s TV collection Delight and Prejudice, which starred Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.

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“This exemplary English nation dwelling home, with its elegant well-proportioned rooms, good ceiling heights and tall sash home windows, gives not solely a beautiful residence and place to reside but in addition a worthwhile Property, with expanded farming, residential and business earnings streams.”

Native historical past additionally claims that King Harold II had a manor on the identical website earlier than his premature dying within the Battle of Hastings in 1066, giving a Royal connection to the realm.

Pictures present precisely what any potential purchaser could be proudly owning with gorgeous cream Cotswold stone buildings enshrined amongst acres of greenery.

In amongst this greenery is a 400-year-old Lebanese Cedar tree, with one of many largest girths ever recorded in the UK.

Delight and Prejudice tells the story of Ms Bennet and Mr Darcy as they overcome the titular sins of Delight and Prejudice earlier than falling in love.

The property was utilized in each episode of the BBC adaptation as Longbourn, the house of the Bennet household and it was the place Mr Darcy first sees Elizabeth.