Waddesdon Manor. During the Victorian era, vast country houses by wealthy industralists and bankers were built in a variety of styles

Waddesdon Manor. During the Victorian era, vast country houses by wealthy industralists and bankers were built in a variety of styles

The English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside. Such houses were often owned by individuals who also owned a London house. This allowed them to spend time in the country and in the city—hence, for these people, the term distinguished between town and country.

The English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside. Such houses were often owned by individuals who also owned a London house. This allowed them to spend time in the country and in the city—hence, for these people, the term distinguished between town and country.

Château Charle Albert

Château Charle Albert

Obsession with England most likely started with living in this manor house, Harlaxton, in Grantham -  thanks to the University of Evansville's semester abroad program.

Obsession with England most likely started with living in this manor house, Harlaxton, in Grantham - thanks to the University of Evansville's semester abroad program.

Château prestige LE MANS

Château prestige LE MANS

Holkham Hall - North Norfolk, England.

‘Downton Abbey’ in Real Life: A Visual Tour of Grand English Great Houses

Holkham Hall - North Norfolk, England.

Estate life ...

Estate life ...

une retraite, au calme, pour écrire

une retraite, au calme, pour écrire

Amazing Tree House

Amazing Tree House

Château de la Motte....  Acqueville, Orne, Normandie, France....  http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm

100 Best Castles

Château de la Motte.... Acqueville, Orne, Normandie, France.... http://www.castlesandmanorhouses.com/photos.htm

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