Sarah's former marital home at risk of repossession

Sarah's former marital home at risk of repossession

Berkshire council has announced that it may seize the mansion given to the Duke and Duchess of York as a wedding present by the Queen reports the Daily Mail.  

Sunninghill Park, a 12-bedroom 12-bathrroom residence that originally cost £5 million, could be turned into a residence for the homeless, said local officials.

They came forward with the proposal because the house has been empty for almost a decade and is desperately in need of renovation.  

Following the couple's 1996 divorce, they continued to share the sprawling property for a number of years.  

In 2007, Sunninghill was bought by a new owner believed to be Timur Kulibayev, the son-in-law of the Kazakhstan president.  

But since making the £15 million purchase, he hasn't got round to repairing the rundown estate.

Photo: Rex

Tuesday July 21, 2009

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