Queen Mother's half-way house.

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A stunning country house the Queen Mother would reputedly stop off at en route to the races has come on to the market for £2,975,000.<br />
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Grade II listed Skeynes Park, built in 1840, was leased at the start of the 20th century by her uncle, The Honourable Patrick Bowes-Lyon.<br />
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It is believed that the late horse racing fanatic would pop in to see him on her way to Lingfield Racecourse five miles away.<br />
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The spacious property in Edenbridge, Kent, has eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and an indoor swimming pool and sauna complex.