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Auction offers overnight at 'Downton Abbey'

A bedroom at the Highclere Castle, Newbury, England.
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A bedroom at the Highclere Castle, Newbury, England.

Auction house Christie's is offering a night's stay at Highclere Castle, the setting for PBS's period drama Downton Abbey, in support of Heroes at Highclere.

The auction comes in honor of the centenary of the start of WWI and will raise money for armed forces charities, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The overnight visit includes the opportunity to dine with the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, the current property owners, as well as access to three of the eleven rooms on the first floor of the castle.

The internet bidding starts at at $16,800 (£10,000) and the auction will run until Aug. 14.

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— By CNBC Staff

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