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Charles Spencer shares beautiful change to Althorp House entrance

Princess Diana's brother is custodian of the family estate

Charles Spencer gave the entrance hall of Althorp House a little makeover this week – and fans approve!

The Earl took to Twitter, where he shared a photo which showed the entrance and stairs of the lavish stately home.

To the left, a polished wooden floor led down a hallway which had a large window at the end.

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In the background of the picture, several family portraits hung on the wall at the top the stairs, including a painting of Charles' late sister, Diana, Princess of Wales and one of his wife Karen, who he married in 2011.

In the centre of the photo, a large bouquet of white hydrangeas and green foliage could be seen, newly arranged in a glass vase and placed on the bannister.

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Charles captioned the lovely image: "A floral flourish, to brighten up a grey day..."

His followers were quick to agree, with one replying: "Joyous bunch. Are they from your garden?" Others added: " Stunning! love the portrait of Diana and your beautiful wife,"

"Absolutely beautiful," and: "Beautiful blooms. That's one magnificent staircase."

Charles and Diana's childhood home, the estate has been in the Spencer family for hundreds of years and is where Diana was laid to rest.


Charles shared a photo of Althorp's beautiful entrance

As one of England's grandest stately homes and a tourist favourite prior to the pandemic, it boasts over 90 rooms and 550 acres of land.

As the house and its grounds have been closed to the public over the last two months, the Earl has updated fans about seasonal changes to the estate over social media over the last few months.

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He has shared pictures of deer sightings and lightning storms, among other occurrences.

Earlier this month, he had the chance to donate his residence to a good cause, holding a fundraising talk at Althorp House in honour of his new book The White Ship.

Charles was clearly delighted to share the talk had raised £12,000 for the British Red Cross.

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