Prince William and Duchess Kate are relocating this summer to Adelaide Cottage, and the Grade II listed home has a unique connection to Prince Andrew!
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When the cottage was built, parts from Royal Lodge were used and Royal Lodge is currently home to Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson.
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As reported by Yahoo, “it’s decorated with furnishings from the Royal Lodge as well as ornamental decoration from an old yacht—including some casual gilded dolphins.”
The home is located in very close proximity to Royal Lodge as they are both set within the Queen‘s 655-acre Windsor estate.
The Cambridges are moving closer to the Queen
Adelaide Cottage dates back to 1831 when it was built as a retreat for William IV’s wife Queen Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, but it has quite recently been renovated so does not require too much attention ahead of the family’s relocation.
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We’re sure once the family settle in, fans will get to see glimpses inside the beautiful home.
The couple will move into the property with their three children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
It is believed that the family will still retain Apartment 1A inside Kensington Palace as their London base as Prince William and Duchess Kate will frequently be in the city for work purposes.
Although the Cambridges haven’t announced why the move has come about, it is likely to be executed for them to be closer to family members and to enjoy more time in the countryside.
Prince Andrew’s home features were moved to Adelaide Cottage
The four-bedroom family home is located on the Queen’s Windsor estate which means the family will be much closer to Her Majesty at Windsor Castle.
The Duchess’ parents Michael and Carole live in Berkshire which is also only a short drive away for visits.
Plus, the family have made no secret of the fact they adore countryside living, and in an Apple Time to Walk episode, Prince William revealed why they love their second home Anmer Hall in Norfolk so much. “We spend as much time as we can here, it’s very peaceful,” the Duke said.
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