This period home for sale has countryside views - and was once owned by royalty.

Forge House, in Boyton, has connections to the royal family, with King Edward VII being named on the deeds before his ascension to the throne, when his title was Prince Edward, Duke of Cornwall.

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The living room of the property. (Kivells)

Edward VII was born in 1841 and was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, being heir apparent for 60 years and finally becoming the king in 1901.

Edward had links with Cornwall for his entire life, automatically inheriting the title of Duke of Cornwall upon his birth.

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The conservatory. (Kivells)

The property sits close to the local Church of St Mary the Virgin, with distant rural views.

On the ground floor, there is a spacious living room with a multi-fuel stove, while across the hall is a dining room.

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The dining room. (Kivells )

Rounding out the ground floor of the property is a kitchen, a cloakroom, and a conservatory.

Moving upstairs, on the first floor there are three large double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

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One of the bedrooms. (Kivells)

Outside, there is a low maintenance garden with a private patio seating area, mature plants and shrubs, as well as a garage and parking area.

The property is being sold by Kivells for a guide price of £399,950.

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There are church and rural views from the garden. (Kivells)

Laura Westcott, senior negotiator, commented: “This fantastic period property, located in the village of Boyton has royal links with Prince Edward former Duke of Cornwall being a previous owner and listed on the deeds.

“The property boasts a spacious living room and well appointed kitchen with distant rural views from the garden. The house is a wonderful example which needs to be viewed internally to appreciate its quality.”