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For sale: 9 properties as luxurious as your superyacht

For sale: 9 properties as luxurious as your superyacht

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Former US Ambassador's estate, Surrey, England

The English country estate which belonged to U.S. Ambassador John Hay Whitney and his wife Betsy Cushing Roosevelt Whitney for over 30 years has been listed for sale. Set in 4.1 acres of Surrey countryside on the Wentworth Club golf course, the grand Grade II-listed property sports a style typical of the Great British architectural revival and was designed by Oliver Hill for first owner Katherine Hannah Newton in 1930. Restored and modernised extensively during a four-year project which began in 2007, the main residence features spacious bedrooms and staff quarters as well as a basement cinema, study, wine cellar and large entertaining spaces including a vast living room featuring an impressive four-tonne wall created from Onyx Kilimanjaro. During the improvements a new wing was added to house two further guest bedrooms, a double-height reception room, spa and underground swimming pool while a separate pavilion with subterranean access from the main house offers more guest accommodation, a plant room and a garage.

The former U.S. Ambassador's country estate is listed for sale with Savills for £30 million.

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