Mayfair townhouse the place Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed first met earlier than their ill-fated romance on sale for £10.5m

Mayfair townhouse the place Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed first met earlier than their ill-fated romance on sale for £10.5m

The London townhouse the place Princess Diana first met Dodi Al Fayed and would later embark on an ill-fated romance that led to her tragic dying is up on the market with a price ticket of £10.95m.

The Mayfair property was owned by the late Countess Raine Spencer, stepmother to Princess Diana.

Diana attended a lunch celebration thrown by Raine on the home in 1996 and was launched to Dodi and his father, Harrods proprietor Mohammed Al Fayed.

It was the primary time the Princess and Dodi had met and over the approaching months the pair have been typically seen collectively, together with on Al Fayed’s yacht within the south of France.

The friendship ended on August thirty first 1997 when each Diana and Dodi have been killed in a automotive crash in a Paris underpass, an occasion that shocked the world.

The London townhouse (centre) the place Princess Diana first met Dodi Al Fayed and would later embark on an ill-fated romance that led to her tragic dying is up on the market with a price ticket of £10.95m

Diana attended a lunch party thrown at the house in 1996 and was introduced to Dodi and his father, Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed. Pictured: Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in Saint Tropez, France in August 1997

Diana attended a lunch celebration thrown on the home in 1996 and was launched to Dodi and his father, Harrods proprietor Mohammed Al Fayed. Pictured: Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in Saint Tropez, France in August 1997 

Diana became a frequent visitor to the property and guests remember her sitting in the library (pictured), her late father's favourite room

Diana grew to become a frequent customer to the property and visitors keep in mind her sitting within the library (pictured), her late father’s favorite room

Dodi, 42, additionally died within the rushing Mercedes that slammed right into a concrete pillar as they sped away from the Ritz lodge within the French capital.

Raine was on the Georgian townhouse when she was instructed her stepdaughter had died on the age of 36.

5 years after Diana’s dying in 2002 she offered the five-bedroom property to a few who ran an artwork gallery in Mayfair and downsized to a smaller house in close to the American Embassy.

The itemizing for the stucco fronted house is the primary time it has been in the marketplace in 22 years.

Raine had inherited the home following the dying of her husband Earl Spencer in 1992.

She took up residence after Diana and her brother Charles threw her out of the household property at Althorp in Northamptonshire after their father’s dying.

Five years after Diana's death in 2002 her stepmother Countess Raine Spencer sold the five-bedroom property to a couple who ran an art gallery in Mayfair and downsized to a smaller home in near the American Embassy

5 years after Diana’s dying in 2002 her stepmother Countess Raine Spencer offered the five-bedroom property to a few who ran an artwork gallery in Mayfair and downsized to a smaller house in close to the American Embassy

The listing for the stucco fronted home is the first time it has been on the market in 22 years

The itemizing for the stucco fronted house is the primary time it has been in the marketplace in 22 years 

The stepmother-daughter relationship improved following Diana's divorce from Prince Charles and stepping back from royal duties. Pictured: The late Princess of Wales lunching with her stepmother at the Connaught Hotel in Mayfair in March 1997

The stepmother-daughter relationship improved following Diana’s divorce from Prince Charles and stepping again from royal duties. Pictured: The late Princess of Wales lunching along with her stepmother on the Connaught Lodge in Mayfair in March 1997

In 1973, after 25 years of marriage to the Earl of Dartmouth, Raine began a relationship with Earl Spencer (pictured together), Diana's father

In 1973, after 25 years of marriage to the Earl of Dartmouth, Raine started a relationship with Earl Spencer (pictured collectively), Diana’s father

Raine Spencer pictured alongside Princess Diana during Earl Spencer's funeral in Great Brington in April 1992

Raine Spencer pictured alongside Princess Diana throughout Earl Spencer’s funeral in Nice Brington in April 1992

The Spencer kids famously didn’t get on with their stepmother with the Diana and Charles referring to her as ‘acid raine’.

The stepmother-daughter relationship improved following Diana’s divorce from Prince Charles and stepping again from royal duties.

She grew to become a frequent customer to the property and visitors keep in mind her sitting within the library, her late father’s favorite room.

Raine, whose mom was the Queen of Romance Barbara Cartland, died in 2016.

Artwork collectors Alan and Mary Hobart, founders of Pyms Gallery in Mayfair, 24 Farm Avenue on its first sale and used it as their house and a personal gallery.

The couple hosted many glittering events, attended by many Irish celebrities’ together with Bono and Terry Wogan and the home was adorned with items of artwork value hundreds of thousands.

Pictured: Diana and Dodi in 1997 in France

Pictured: Diana and Dodi in 1997 in France 

Romance: Diana on the Al Fayed yacht Jonikal off Portofino, Italy, in August 1997

Romance: Diana on the Al Fayed yacht Jonikal off Portofino, Italy, in August 1997

Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed in the back of the car before the accident

Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed behind the automotive earlier than the accident

The car crash that killed Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed

The automotive crash that killed Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed

Alan died three years in the past aged 81 and Mary handed away earlier this yr resulting in the home being put up on the market by Wetherall and Chestertons property brokers.

Danis Arif, head of Mayfair gross sales at Chestertons, mentioned the house’s royal connections will appeal to curiosity from abroad consumers.

He mentioned: ‘With its aristocratic and royal connections we anticipate vital curiosity on this home from discerning consumers around the globe.’

The home boasts two reception rooms, a library and drawing room.

Unfold over three flooring the home additionally has a elevate and two exterior patios on the bottom and decrease floor ground.

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