Holiday like the royals! Queen lets out Sandringham property for short-stay breaks on Airbnb 

The queen is renting a property at her private Sandringham estate for short stays on Airbnb.

The property was previously the home of Her Majesty’s head gardener at the Norfolk estate, where the royals spend Christmas. The house features furniture and artwork owned by the royal family.

Prices vary, but the ‘lovely’ holiday home can be rented for £354 a night this coming February, for a minimum of three nights.

The listing comes as the monarch also began offering cheap bookings, for as little as £15 a night, at the quaint cottages on her Balmoral Estate in Scotland.

The queen is renting a property at her private Sandringham estate for short stays on Airbnb. The property on the website was previously the home of Her Majesty’s head gardener at the Norfolk estate.

Airbnb describes the Garden House rental as a

Airbnb describes the Garden House rental as a “lovely hideaway, owned by HM The Queen (pictured July), located in the heart of his much-loved country retreat of the Sandringham Estate and the closest estate to Sandringham House.”

Airbnb describes the Garden House rental as a “lovely hideaway, owned by HM The Queen, located in the heart of her much-loved rural retreat of the Sandringham Estate and the closest estate to Sandringham House.”

It offers “lovely, relaxed accommodation” for eight people spread over two floors, according to the listing.

‘Eclectically furnished from the Royal Collection, all the furniture and paintings were once housed in a royal residence.’

The gardens are a ‘pure delight and provide a magnificent setting for this idyllic home’ and guests can enjoy plenty of outdoor space. ‘

“In addition to the formal walled garden with its wonderfully stocked beds and borders in which the property sits, there is a more informal garden where you can relax and the children and dogs are safe to run and play,” the post added.

Airbnb users are amazed by the listing, with one telling The Daily Mail: “I never thought I could get a place next to royalty.”

Other courtiers are already joking that the property should be known as ‘Heirbnb’.

The Garden House offers a

The Garden House offers “charming and relaxed accommodation” for eight guests spread over two floors, according to the listing. The house features furniture and artwork owned by the royal family.

Prices vary, but the 'lovely' holiday home can be rented for £354 a night this coming February, for a minimum of three nights.

Prices vary, but the ‘lovely’ holiday home can be rented for £354 a night this coming February, for a minimum of three nights.

The listing comes just a week after the Queen announced that tourists could enjoy a discounted break at her Balmoral Estate amid the UK’s cost-of-living crisis.

The cheapest, the Colt Cottages, start at £555 and sleep up to five people. That works out to £79 a night for a family of five or just £15.80 per person, per night.

The estate has already started accepting reservations for next year. Economy rates are based on a one-week stay between January 7 and March 31.

None of the cabins are available to visitors when Her Majesty is in residence for security reasons.

The Balmoral website states that the ‘Colt Cottages are situated very close to the castle, close to the state office and stables. Access is via the public road to Balmoral and then via the private Estate Road.

There are two cabins, which are attached. They can be occupied separately or if required they can be used together by a large family.

The holiday homes have a three star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board.

Holidaymakers can enjoy a short break at the Queen's Scottish estate for as little as £15 a night, thanks to a discounted rate currently offered by Her Majesty.

Holidaymakers can enjoy a short break at the Queen’s Scottish estate for as little as £15 a night, thanks to a discounted rate currently offered by Her Majesty.

The monarch is offering cheap bookings at the quaint cottages on her Balmoral Estate amid the UK's cost-of-living crisis.  The cheapest, the Colt Cottages (pictured), start at £555 and sleep up to five people.  That works out to £79 a night for a family of five or just £15.80 per person, per night

The monarch is offering cheap bookings at the quaint cottages on her Balmoral Estate amid the UK’s cost-of-living crisis. The cheapest, the Colt Cottages (pictured), start at £555 and sleep up to five people. That works out to £79 a night for a family of five or just £15.80 per person, per night

Two cabins were available at the knockdown price of £555, a price based on two of five tenants sleeping on sofa beds.

Two cabins were available at the knockdown price of £555, a price based on two of five tenants sleeping on sofa beds.

Each cabin consists of a living room with a dining area and a double sofa bed.  A living room in one of the Colt Cottages is shown above

Each cabin consists of a living room with a dining area and a double sofa bed. A living room in one of the Colt Cottages is shown above

Balmoral’s most expensive cottages have been rented for up to £1,620 per week. However, costs vary depending on the size of the self-contained cabins and the time of year.

The most expensive is Rhebreck Lodge, with a four-star rating, sleeping up to six people and that price is during the festive period.

The website continues: ‘Rhebreck Lodge is situated in a quiet location in Easter Balmoral and enjoys wonderful views across the valley towards Crathie Church and also the golf course.

‘Rhebreck Lodge is a single-family property, which comfortably sleeps six people and consists of a lounge with a wood-burning stove, dining room, eat-in kitchen.

Reservations at Rhebreck Lodge are made from Sunday to Sunday and the lodge is available throughout the year, with the exception of weeks during the royal visit.

However, some of the cottages have been rented for up to £1,620 per week.  The most expensive is Rhebreck Lodge (pictured), with a four-star rating, sleeping up to six people and that price is during the festive period.

However, some of the cottages have been rented for up to £1,620 per week. The most expensive is Rhebreck Lodge (pictured), with a four-star rating, sleeping up to six people and that price is during the festive period.

Rhebreck Lodge is a self-contained property, which comfortably sleeps six people and consists of a lounge with a wood-burning stove, a dining room and an eat-in kitchen.  Shown above is a bedroom at Rhebreck Lodge

Rhebreck Lodge is a self-contained property, which comfortably sleeps six people and consists of a lounge with a wood-burning stove, a dining room and an eat-in kitchen. Shown above is a bedroom at Rhebreck Lodge

The fuel for the fire is provided by the Hacienda.  There is a TV, DVD player and Freesat in the lounge.  Wi-Fi reception is also available.  The comfortable at the Rhebreck Lodge is shown above

The fuel for the fire is provided by the Hacienda. There is a TV, DVD player and Freesat in the lounge. Wi-Fi reception is also available. The comfortable at the Rhebreck Lodge is shown above

The property is spread over around 50,000 acres and is surrounded by stunning mountains, rivers, lakes and gardens.  It features several buildings, including the 7,242-square-meter castle and its eight vacation homes.  Rhebreck Lodge has an eat-in kitchen, as shown above

The property is spread over around 50,000 acres and is surrounded by stunning mountains, rivers, lakes and gardens. It features several buildings, including the 7,242-square-meter castle and its eight vacation homes. Rhebreck Lodge has an eat-in kitchen, as shown above

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