A property in Malta as soon as dwelling to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh is available on the market for £5.3m.
Villa Guardamangia is a six-bedroom palazzo-style mansion on the outskirts of the Maltese capital Valletta.
Between 1949 and 1951 it was a royal residence whereas Philip served on HMS Chequers with the Royal Navy Mediterranean Fleet.
These early years of marriage had been maybe the closest the couple obtained to “regular life” earlier than her coronation in 1953.
In addition to the bedrooms, the villa has three bogs, a grand front room, sea views, a roof terrace, visitor and servant quarters and “nice historic worth”, in line with property brokers Houses of High quality.
However, regardless of its regal historical past, it seems to be just a little dilapidated nowadays, with gardens overgrown and the outside considerably pale.
The property agent describes it as “simply crying out for an important conversion” however guarantees it might turn out to be a “very good residence or probably a business venue”.
The property, which covers 1,560sqm has an asking worth of €5.95m (£5.3m).
The Queen has spoken of her “deep affection” for Malta, saying throughout a 2015 journey that visiting the nation was “at all times very particular for me”.
“I keep in mind completely satisfied days right here with Prince Philip once we had been first married.”