Why Prince Edward and Countess Wessex have no say over £90k/year home's grounds

King Charles III's brother Prince Edward resides at Bagshot Park, where as well as the main 120-room mansion house, they have a secret lodge on site. But did you know that the royal does not have a say over the farmland or the woodland around Bagshot Park?Edward and his family have a 50 year lease on their royal residence, and the property costs them around £90,000 in yearly rent, but in the Crown Estate agreement, it is made clear that the lease terms do not include "commercial farmland or woodland as part of the property," therefore it would not be up to the Prince what can be changed on these grounds.WATCH: Sophie Wessex opens doors to her homely kitchen inside mammoth mansion Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({ 'event': evt_name, 'eventValue': { 'category': 'videos', 'action': evt_name, 'label': 'HELLO - WJ6oDJ2t', 'videoUrl': 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/WJ6oDJ2t.mp4', 'videoTitle': 'Countess Sophie bakes scones in her kitchen at Bagshot Park' } }); }; var playerInstance = playerInstance || []; playerInstance['WJ6oDJ2t'] = jwplayer('MC4yODQ5ODAwMCAxNjc1MDkxNTg1MTgzMDI='); playerInstance['WJ6oDJ2t'].setup({ sources: [ {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/WJ6oDJ2t-720.mp4', label: '480'}, {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/WJ6oDJ2t-1280.mp4', label: '720 HD', default: 'true'}, {file: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/videos/WJ6oDJ2t-1920.mp4', label: '1080 HD'} ], primary: 'html5', image: 'https://content.jwplatform.com/thumbs/WJ6oDJ2t-720.jpg', related: { file: 'https://cdn.jwplayer.com/v2/playlists/W7M0hKhu?related_media_id=WJ6oDJ2t', onclick : 'play' }, autostart: false, file: 'WJ6oDJ2t', title: 'Countess Sophie bakes scones in her kitchen at Bagshot Park', sharing: {} }); function getDataPermutive() { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { let maxRetries = 2; let countRetry = 0; let checkingInterval = setInterval( function() { if (countRetry { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { try { return getDataPermutive().then(_pdfps => { let playerConfig = playerInstance['WJ6oDJ2t'].getConfig(); const sections = playerConfig.advertising.schedule; const updatedSections = new Array(); sections.forEach(function callback(section, index) { let offSet = section.offset; let tagUrl = section.tag; let playerSegsPerm = encodeURIComponent('&permutive=' + encodeURIComponent(JSON.parse(_pdfps || '[]').slice(0, 250).join(','))); tagUrl = tagUrl.replace(/(cust_params[^&]+)/, '$1' + playerSegsPerm); updatedSections[index] = {tag: tagUrl, offset: offSet}; }); const updatedPlaylistItem = Object.assign({}, item, {adschedule: updatedSections}); console.log('Permutive added to Pre-roll !!!'); resolve(updatedPlaylistItem); }).catch(() => { console.warn('Permutive no data!!!'); resolve(); }); } catch(error) { console.warn(error); resolve(); } }); }); jwplayer().onPlay(function () { track('play'); }); jwplayer().onPause(function () { track('pause'); }); jwplayer().onComplete(function () { track('complete'); }); jwplayer().onSeek(function () { track('seek'); }); There are also restrictions about the renovations of the property itself, due to the lease and its historical nature.The Grade II listed Victorian House required meticulous renovations to restore it, and the changes came at the expense of the Earl, and during this time he benefited from a reduced rental fee. Their royal lease doesn't include farmland or woodland around the property Edward and Sophie live with their son James, Viscount Severn and their daughter Lady Louise visits when she's home from university in Scotland.The property is located just 11 miles away from Windsor Castle, and when the late Queen was residing there, the couple would often go over for tea with their children.ROYAL NEWS: Prince William and Princess Kate's secret visit to Norfolk home revealed The Wessexes have live there since they married The Wessexes are only a short drive away from Prince William and his family, who now live at Adelaide Cottage, where they have a beautiful garden for their three children to roam freely away from the hustle and bustle of London, where they used to reside.It was believed the family relocated to spend more time with the Queen but tragically, she passed away in the same month that they uprooted their family. King Charles, however, does now spend some of his time at the castle.Discover what King Charles is really like behind the scenes...Like this story? Sign up to The Royal Life newsletter to get your weekly dose of royal lifestyle inspiration, from the must-see fashion moments to sneak peeks into royal homes and wellness news.