Price: Euro 3.5 million (USD $5.5 million)
Square Footage: 3751
Built on the estate where Henry VIII once had his hunting lodge, visited by Queen Victoria and lived in by a rock legend, The Tower is a home with many stories to tell. A Grade II listed building, it extends six floors with a roof garden at the top, allowing for views as far away as London from the east and the Chilterns to west.
The Ruxley Estate once belonged to Westminster Abbey, but after the dissolution of the monasteries it passed to Henry VIII, who would bring hunting parties from London out to the countryside. It passed to George Evelyn at the end of the 16th century; he was reputed to have introduced gunpowder to the UK. In the 18th century the castle was owned by England's wealthiest man, William Beckford. In 1870, the Ruxley Estate was bought by Lord Foley, who built the Tower and West Wing for his wife, Lady Evelyne. Queen Victoria was reputed to have taken tea with her at The Tower.
More recently, the Tower has been used in the feature film "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner", and in 2009 was home to Rolling Stone Ron Wood.
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