A family home with a unique royal history has been put up for sale, and as well as the $1.9 million price tag, it comes with quite the perk.
was created from the former ticket offices of the royal station for Sandringham House, the royal family's country house in Norfolk. It stands at the end of the old platforms at Wolferton station, next to the royal waiting rooms and is one of just four properties built on the site of the redundant station about 15 years ago.
There's more to this royal connection, though. Ashbee House is just over a mile away from Sandringham House and is protected and surrounded by the Royal Estate, so its new owner will be a neighbor to .
Wolferton station was regularly used by the royal family during the 1800s due to its proximity to Sandringham House, but it was closed in 1969 when the Queen chose to use nearby King's Lynn instead. Today, the five-bedroom home is one of the few properties in the village which are privately owned and following the redesign, it still incorporates original elements of the station buildings.
The platform wall is now a feature running the length of the house's interior and railway tracks and buffers can be found in the .
Ben Marchbank from Bedfords said: "This is truly a rare opportunity, to acquire one of the few properties in Wolferton in private ownership, secure in the knowledge that you are surrounded and protected by the Royal Sandringham Estate. The house has been finished to an exceptionally high standard and is just a short walk from the marshes and protected nature reserves. It should be just the ticket for someone!"