Homes gossip: Nobel Prize winner, Rudyard Kiplin's family home is for sale

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Rudyard Kipling wrote most of his work in the Salisbury home

Rudyard Kipling's family home is for sale. The Nobel Prizewinning Jungle Book author wrote some of his most acclaimed works there.

Notably, this is where he penned Kim, and his father, who illustrated the book, based the main character on a local Tisbury Boys' School pupil.

Listed with Strutt & Parker at £950,000, the five-bedroom residence near Salisbury comes with a sewing room, tennis courts and a cricket pitch. It is also less than a two-hour journey from Waterloo.


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