Does Sarah Ferguson’s flat in Eaton Square, Belgravia cost this much a year to rent?

Sarah Ferguson, 58, was married to Prince Andrew, Duke of York, from 1986 to 1996, and the couple have two children together, Princess Beatrice of York and Princess Eugenie of York.   

Since the coupes’ divorce Sarah has had various occupations, including a decade long endorsement with Weight Watchers.

While she has lived in a residence in Verbier, Switzerland, where she and the Duke of York have owned a chalet since 2015, the Duchess also rents an apartment in Eaton Square, London.

Homes at the central London address have attracted rich and famous residents since the area was developed in the 1820s – including former Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho and former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. 

The houses in Eaton Square are large, predominantly three-bay-wide buildings, joined in regular terraces in a classical style, with four or five main storeys, plus attic and basement and a mews house behind. 

So how much can someone expect to pay to rent out a property in the same area as Sarah Ferguson’s?

A “four bed duplex to rent” in Eaton Square, currently being advertised on property website Zoopla, has gone on the market for £15,167pcm (£182,004 a year). 

What would you be getting for your money? 

The property comprises of four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, two large reception rooms, an eat-in kitchen, a lift, porter and residents gardens. 

Further detail in the property description reveals: “The apartment “spans approx 3,137 sq ft comprising of two reception rooms overlooking the Garden Square, integrated kitchen fitted with German appliances, four double bedrooms, three bathrooms (2x ensuite, separate WC and ample internal storage. Finished in a neutral decor with wood flooring to the communal rooms, carpet to the bedrooms and built in wardrobes to three of the bedrooms. 

“Eaton Square is a much sought after address on the eastern side of Belgravia, benefitting from gift, porter, easy access to Victoria Station, Belgravia boutique stores and Sloane Square.” 

There’s also the flexible offer of the property coming furnished or unfurnished. 

There are only 15 houses surviving on the square, the rest have been converted into flats. 

Other famous names lucky enough to have resided in the square include former Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain and Stanley Baldwin, as well as Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Andrew Mason. 

Alongside her achievements, Sarah has published various books including titles My Story in 1997 and Finding Sarah: A Duchess’s Journey to Find Herself in 2011.

So what is the Duchess’ net worth