charles karen spencer

Charles Spencer shares rare glimpse into family life at home in new photo

Princess Diana's brother is a doting dad

Diane Shipley

Charles Spencer shared a new photo to Twitter at the weekend, and it gave fans a lovely look at life with his family at Althorp House.

The snap showed a large projector screen which was showing a football game, while a laptop in the foreground featured Charles giving a talk.

MORE: Charles Spencer shares beautiful spring scene at Althorp House

The Earl captioned the picture: "Good effort by one of my children last night: not missing the sport, while loyally following my live talk to their school on The White Ship...!"

In the background, a stunning white grand piano could be seen, along with a very comfy-looking leather chair, rows of picture frames, and a stylish faux fur rug.

Loading the player...

WATCH: Princess Diana's brother Charles Spencer shares stunning addition to family home Althorp House

His followers were clearly tickled by the self-deprecating message, with their responses including: "Hey! Priorities! Sorry dad! [laughing emoji]," and: "I hope they were supporting Fulham Charles! All best."

SEE: Charles Spencer shares stunning throwback photo of family home

MORE: Inside Princess Diana's epic childhood home at Althorp House

Charles is a dad-of-seven. He tied the knot with his wife, Lady Karen Spencer, back in 2011.

charles-spencer-family-life

Charles shared the photo of his home to Twitter 

The couple welcomed their daughter, Lady Charlotte Diana Spencer, in 2012.

Lady Spencer has two adult daughters from her first marriage, while Charles is also father to the Honorable Edmund Spencer, 18 and Lady Lara Spencer, 14, from his marriage to Caroline Freud, as well four grown-up-children from his first marriage to Victoria Lockwood, including Lady Kitty Spencer.

Althorp was the childhood home of Charles and the late Princess of Wales, and the Earl is now custodian of the Northamptonshire estate.

charles-spencer-althorp-throwback

The Earl is custodian of the family estate 

He occasionally treats fans to glimpses inside the property, although he doesn't often given many details about his private life.

Last month, the Earl shared a photo of himself sitting on a red leather sofa inside the property's beautiful library.

Charles' followers were quick to share their love for his surroundings, with one posting hearts in response and another writing: "I love your library. It may be my favourite room!"

Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.