Australian heritage listed mansion of King Charles’ great-grandfather goes on market for $34million

Fit for a King! Australian heritage listed mansion of Charles’ great-grandfather goes on the market for $34million – as potential buyers go wild over the home’s secret wine cellar and cinema

A mansion on the Sydney Harbour that was once the residence of King Charles III’s great-grandfather is up for auction on April 4 with an eye-watering price guide of $34million.

Located in Potts Point, the beautifully preserved heritage home features six-bedrooms and six-bathrooms.

Built in 1871 as ‘Stramshall’, the magnificent three-storey sprawl was used by the Prince of Wales and later King George V while he was in the Royal Navy, reports Domain.

King Charles is a direct descendent of George V, who was the first monarch of the Windsor family.

A glorious combination of modern luxury and epic Victorian-era grandeur, the home, now known as ‘Jenner House’, was designed by colonial architect Edmund Bracket for the Hordern family, who founded the famed Australian retail brand.

A mansion on the Sydney Harbour that was once the residence of King Charles III’s great-grandfather is up for auction on April 4 with an eye-watering price guide of $34million 

Located in Potts Point, the beautifully preserved heritage home features six-bedrooms and six-bathrooms and a secret wine cellar and tasting room

Located in Potts Point, the beautifully preserved heritage home features six-bedrooms and six-bathrooms and a secret wine cellar and tasting room  

A glorious combination of modern luxury and epic Victorian-era grandeur, the home, now known as 'Jenner House', was designed by colonial architect Edmund Bracket for the Hordern family, who founded the famed Australian retail brand

A glorious combination of modern luxury and epic Victorian-era grandeur, the home, now known as ‘Jenner House’, was designed by colonial architect Edmund Bracket for the Hordern family, who founded the famed Australian retail brand 

Highlights include grand 4-metre ceilings, sandstone triple brick walls and 600square metres of interior space.

Much of the home’s superb period features have been preserved, including original parquet flooring, Australian Cedar joinery, ornate cornices and French marble fire places.

Grand verandahs on all three levels offer superb water views of Sydney Harbour.

Features include a huge modern chef’s kitchen, a self-contained garden studio and a home cinema.

Built in 1871 as 'Stramshall', the magnificent three-storey sprawl was used by the Prince of Wales and later King George V (pictured) while he was in the Royal Navy

Built in 1871 as ‘Stramshall’, the magnificent three-storey sprawl was used by the Prince of Wales and later King George V (pictured) while he was in the Royal Navy

King Charles (pictured)  is a direct descendent of George V, who was the first monarch of the Windsor family

King Charles (pictured)  is a direct descendent of George V, who was the first monarch of the Windsor family

There’s also a gym, wine cellar and an expansive harbourside garden.

According to the sales agent Raine & Horne, a development application  has been submitted to build a pool and ‘manicured garden’.

Over the years the palatial sprawl has been used as a private hospital, and later, as an operational head quarters for the Australian Navy.

The current owners are selling up to move overseas.

***
Read more at DailyMail.co.uk