Australian actress, Cate Blanchett, has bought a $6 million English mansion in East Sussex, England.
The two-time Oscar winner who was also recently nominated for her role in Carol, has bought a Victorian country home, Highwell House, in Rotherfield, Crowborough, according to The Sunday Times.
She is expected to live there with her playwright husband Andrew Upton and four children, Dashiell John, Roman Robert, Ignatius Martin and adopted daughter Edith Vivian Patricia.
The home was built in the nineteenth century and sits on 13 acres of land in the English countryside, featuring seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms as well as five reception rooms.
The purchase of the historic manor follows the recent sale of her Sydney home which was sold for $20 million. The Hunters Hill residence where she lived with her family since 2005, spanned 3642 square metres with five bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Here’s a closer look at the mansion.
It was recently purchased by Blanchett for £3m ($6 million) who secured the historic property this month.
The nineteenth century home underwent an extensive renovation at the hands of interior designer Paula Barnes and her husband, Matthew.
The historic mansion is located not far from other A-list celebrities such as Kate Winslet who lives in West Wittering, and Heather Mills in Robertsbridge who was formerly married to Paul McCartney.
Blanchett is expected to live there with her husband and four children following the recent sale of their Sydney home in last year which went under the hammer for $20 million.
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