Live Like the Dowager Countess – Downton Abbey Manor Home for Sale

For fans of the PBS series Downton Abbey, the chance to live like a Crawley is a little bit more obtainable today – the Dowager Countess’s house is on the market.

Byfleet Manor is most recognizable as the home of Lady Violet Crawley, who’s played by Emmy-winning actress Dame Maggie Smith on the period drama.

Hollywood Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Even the Over-50 Set (That's You, Meryl!)

Age ain’t nothing but a number, and that’s certainly true for some of Hollywood’s greatest leading ladies. Though the 11 women below have storied careers and 12 Oscars between them, they also know how to have a little (or make that a lot) of fun off-screen. Don’t believe us? Just watch:

Downton Abbey Producer Discusses Decision to End the Series, What's in Store for Season 6

After confirming on Thursday that Downton Abbey will conclude after its sixth season, executive producer Gareth Neame discussed the decision, admitting, “It’s a very emotional day for all of the people involved in the show.”

“The danger with this sort of thing is to let them go on forever,” Neame told reporters during a conference call.

Maggie Smith May Not Be Leaving Downton Abbey

The Dowager Countess of Grantham may not be leaving us after all.

While actress Maggie Smith, in a recent interview, made cryptic comments about the sixth season of Downton Abbey and appeared to hint at the show’s end, her publicist is pushing back on that statement in what is certainly welcome news for devoted fans of the Masterpiece Theatre hit.

Maggie Smith on Those Downton Abbey Rumors: 'I Don't Know How It Could Go On'

As season five of Downton Abbey came to a romantic end on Sunday (Carson proposed! Does Mary have a new love interest?) Maggie Smith fueled speculation that the show’s next season could be its last.

“They say this is the last one, and I can t see how it could go on,” Smith told The Sunday Times with just a hint of her character the Dowager Countess’s sarcastic sense of humor: “I mean, I certainly can’t keep going. To my knowledge, I must be 110 by now!”

Downton Abbey Finale Sneak Peek: Will a Shooting Trip Go Horribly Wrong?

Judi Dench and Maggie Smith Get Kisses from the Royals!

Acting royalty mingled with real-life royalty at a special film premiere in London Tuesday.

Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith got kisses on each cheek as they met Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, at the world premiere of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which opens March 6 in the U.S.

Romance, Scandal and that Secret Baby: What to Look for in Downton Abbey's New Season

No meth labs. No superheroes. No steamy sex scenes. So what exactly is it that’s got me – an avowed avoider of most things period, British and cozy – hooked on Downton Abbey?

George Clooney Takes Over Downton Abbey in Hilarious 9-Minute Video

He’s already Hollywood royalty, but now George Clooney has become an Earl – in the world of Downton Abbey, anyway.

Why Downton Abbey's Maggie Smith Should Win an Emmy

If there were an Emmy Award for scene stealing, Maggie Smith would win it every time.

Whether she’s delivering lines with deadly precision or arching an eyebrow to withering effect, it’s obvious why Dame Maggie has won a Golden Globe, two Screen Actors Guild awards and two Emmys for playing Lady Violet, the Dowager Countess, on Downton Abbey.

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