Prince Bandar bin Sultan is a member of the House of Saud and was Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States from 1983 to 2005. In 2005, he was named as secretary general of the National Security Council. He was appointed director general of the Saudi Intelligence Agency by King Abdullah on 19 July 2012.
He purchased the estate for £11M in 1992 after he arranged the al-Yamamah arms deal, and then spent an additional £42M restoring the 2,000 acre property.
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