See the interior of Kit Harington’s ancestral home where you can stay for £ 4,500 a night on Airbnb

Marvel’s Eternals star Kit Harington may have grown up near Worcester, but his grand ancestral home is a beautiful heap of countryside – and available to rent for £ 4.5,000 a night.

The 34-year-old actor starred as King of the North in Game of Thrones, but he’s actually a descendant of Guy Fawkes co-conspirator Robert Catesby who tried to blow up King James I and parliament. , which led to Bonfire Night.

Catesby’s home was the magnificent Manor House in Ashby St Ledgers, near Rugby, which suits a Hollywood star like Harington and his wife Rose Leslie.

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The decadent country house has 10 luxurious bedrooms and nine bathrooms, as revealed The mirror.

Harington is linked to Catesby, whom he played in the 2017 BBC drama Gunpowder, via his mother Deborah Jane Catesby on the family side and his full name is actually Christopher Catesby Harington.

Current owners Henry and Nova Guest, who bought the property in 2015, allow vacationers and fans of Harington to experience its grandeur by booking stays through Airbnb.

The house is described as “one of England’s most intriguing and historic homes” accommodating up to 18 people in its 10 bedrooms and nine bathrooms.



Its history dates back almost 1,000 years with the mansion mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

In the facade of the historic building are modern luxuries including a swimming pool, billiard room and library.

Outside, beautiful, well-maintained grounds surround the mansion and include a tennis court and hiking trails.

Huge fireplaces in the decadent living rooms recall the Jacobean era when Catesby and Guy Fawkes hatched the infamous gunpowder plot in the grounds.



Glamorous setting in Kit Harington's ancestral home
Glamorous setting in Kit Harington’s ancestral home

The owners wrote on Airbnb: “Close to London, the Manor House is available for private rental for the first time in its history.

“In 1605, Robert Catesby and Guy Fawkes, gathered in the gatehouse of the mansion.

“There they conspired to assassinate King James I and his courtiers by blowing up the Houses of Parliament in one of England’s most notorious acts of treason, the gunpowder plot.”



Kit Harington playing his ancestor Robert Catesby in the 2017 BBC drama Gunpowder
Kit Harington playing his ancestor Robert Catesby in the 2017 BBC drama Gunpowder

Catesby was 32 when he was shot and later beheaded – with his head exposed outside parliament – in 1605 following the failed plot to blow up the British parliament.

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