Rivanna Farm, A 10,000-square-foot estate in Charlottesville, Virginia is more than just a charming home -- it has multiple royal ties. Originally built in 1958, it was a secret love nest for heiress Audrey Emery (the wife of one of the last Russian Grand Dukes, Dmitri Pavlovich) and Prince Pierre of Monaco, Duke of Valentinois. Then, in the 1980s it was bought by the Swedish Count Goesta Archibald Douglas of SAAB fame and his wife Countess Margareta C.H. Douglas.
And if that weren't enough big names associated with the home, it was also designed by French Interior Designer Stephane Boudin, who restored the White House during the Kennedy administration. Inside, you'll find two master suites and two guest suites, a grand entrance hall with gorgeous circular staircases, gleaming walnut floors throughout, six working fireplaces, a wine cellar and an elevator.
The most amazing part? This 10,000-square-foot estate set on 350 acres is now on the market, listed by Frank Hardy, Inc. For a mere $7.9 million, some lucky owner can get a piece of royal history.
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