Grandmother of new lord of the manor shuns £50 million mansion for family home on Cornish estate

Jason Adlard Rogers is bound to have all kinds of people wanting to court him.

New Lord of the Manor – Jason Adlard Rogers – Photo Credit- SWNS

Standing outside her pebbledashed former council house, Barbara Binns is adamant that she could never be persuaded to move out of her humble home.

However, the 82-year-old pensioner cannot help but laugh as she concedes her grandson’s offer to rehouse her in his recently acquired £50 million Grade II listed mansion is sorely tempting.

“Ever since he was a little boy we walked in the woods surrounding Penrose House,” she said, pointing towards the towering sycamores and oak trees that border the manor’s 1,536-acre estate a mile from her terraced home in Cornwall.

“I’m so pleased for him. He’s as good as gold – he was a care worker. It couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.”

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