#MyPemberley is a garden

History: Situated in the parish of Buckland Monachorum, the original vicarage on The Garden House property was ordered built in 1305. In 1581, through a series of secret dealings, Sir Francis Drake bought Buckland Abbey (an unusual church in that … Read More

#MyPemberley: Southampton, NY

My Pemberley in A Searing Acquaintance is a beach house located on the so-called Billionaire’s Lane in Southampton, N.Y. Built by Daniel Fitzwilliam in 1925 as the Manhattan-based family’s summer getaway on Long Island, the shingled home sits on two … Read More

#MyPemberley: Fountains Hall

A brief history. Pemberley, Derbyshire, built in 1602 by Walter Darcy, a younger son who had unexpectedly inherited the estate and the much older fortified manor house which formerly existed on this site.  Walter Darcy had made his fortune as … Read More

#MyPemberley: Eckstein Estate

I imagined George Darcy, tech entrepreneur, made his millions through his own innovation and not inheritance. But, unlike other entrepreneurs in Seattle like Bill Gates, he eschewed rich gated communities like Medina when he struck it big and bought his … Read More

#MyPemberley – Lyme Park

Although built in the 1300s, the house passed into the Darcy family in the 17th Century when James William Darcy married Cassandra Anne Chawton, the only relation of the original owners to survive a tragic illness. One of Elizabeth’s favorite … Read More

#MyPemberley: Cambridge House

Darcy House is a mid-eighteenth century mansion, built in the late Palladian style in the fashionable district of Mayfair. It was purchased by Fitzwilliam Darcy’s great grandfather, Tobias Darcy, and shares its place on one of the busiest roads in … Read More

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