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    North of NYC North of NYC By Houlihan Lawrence By Houlihan Lawrence by

    Will and Kate are giving the monarchy a makeover with their youth, happiness and affection for one another. Luckily, you don't have to be a King or Queen to live like one.

    Here is a selection of a few homes for sale that evoke royalty in both name and grandeur:

    Windsor Court, with its formal gardens and profuse landscaping, would make Prince Charles proud.  Two acres of elegantly designed gardens surround this stately brick residence creating a magical setting for daily living and special events. Interior architectural details abound, with a 2-story entrance hall. The sunken living room has soaring 12’ ceilings with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the covered veranda, which is surrounded by Haddenstone balustrade. The formal dining room comfortably seats 20 guests, and features a marble fireplace and 11’ ceilings.

    Purchase Manor, sited on more than 3 acres,  features a large stream-fed pond, pool, poolhouse and extraordinary classical gardens. This Georgian masterpiece maintains a majestic presence overlooking the grounds of the Purchase Golf Club. Simply unrivaled for its grand scale and numerous luxuries, the home dazzles with its elegant design, refined living spaces and wealth of resort-level amenities - only 35 minutes from Manhattan. A Christopher Peacock-designed kitchen, grand formal rooms, mahogany-panelled library, wine room, home theater and entertainment/bar room make this the perfect home for entertaining complemented by a beautifully planted English garden overlooking the pond.

    Devonshire, named after an aristocratic English estate, is impeccably restored to the grandeur of the 1900's. This stately brick Georgian Manor incorporates 21st century amenities throughout. Extensive equestrian facilities and a park-like setting with a walled garden, gatehouse, guest house and caretaker's house. An unforgettable backdrop for grand living in one of the East's most beautiful settings.

    Will you be watching the Royal Wedding tomorrow?