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Hartwell House – my new London home

After driving from Windsor to Aylesbury…

…I crossed a bridge and entered heaven!

Built in the 17th century, Hartwell House (my new London residence) is most famous as the home of exiled French King Louis XVIII in the early 19th century.

The 90 acres (36 ha) of gardens at Hartwell were laid out by Capability Brown c.1750, with the North Avenue, a grand vista through trees, planted in 1830.

Everything about this place is magical!



~ Bella

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