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Inside Clarence House, Prince Charles and Camilla’s London Home

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From House Beautiful

For nearly two centuries, Clarence House has been home to senior members of the British royal family. Nowadays, the house is known as the London home of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, but the residence has a fascinating history of its own, and has undergone many a reinvention over the years.

Here, what you should know about Clarence House.

It was built between 1825 and 1827.

The residence was designed by John Nash next to St. James’s Palace as a home for King George III’s son—then Prince William Henry, Duke of

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Above the Sunset Strip, a palatial estate with a wild Hollywood history is for sale at $29.995 million.

Since its inception, the 18,000-square-foot stunner has drawn looks and made headlines for its over-the-top style and for the string of high-profile names attracted to its eccentricity.

L.A. contractor and noted partyer Hal B. Hayes built the home in 1953, erecting a six-level steel-and-glass showplace that would serve as the ultimate bachelor pad. According to The Times, he included a mirrored master suite, orchid greenhouse, rooftop garden, artificial beach for topless tanning and an indoor-outdoor lagoon that accessed a secret, sealed underground

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