Adelaide Cottage was built in 1831 for William IV's wife, Queen Adelaide

After Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum jubilee, the royal family once again commanded the attention of the world’s eyes. The latest to star in the rumors are the dukes of cambridgewhich according to some reports is rumored to plan to change their residence header.

Kate Middleton and Prince William currently live at Kensington Palace in London and at their country house of Amner Hall that the queen lent them when they married, in Norfolk County. The desire for a change where their three children would spend their school years led the royal couple to look for properties and the Windsor Castle estate was chosen. The new home remains to be confirmed, although rumors point to the Adelaide Cottage, a four-bedroom residence.

Adelaide Cottage was built in 1831 for William IV’s wife, Queen Adelaide

According to sources close to the royal family, the parents of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis they are “very interested in a modest house” and they feel that the cabin is a “perfect fit” for their requirements. As the British media The Sun learned, the dukes were looking for a place that was not too flashy or anything that needed renovation or additional security so as not to be a burden on taxpayers. In favor of these conditions, Adelaide Cottage was renovated in 2015 so it would not need to be refurbished for the move.

Inside, property is low key for the royal family but of an impressive caliber for the rest of the eyes. The Greco-Egyptian marble fireplace that adorns the living room as well as the vaulted ceiling with gilded dolphin features and a rope decoration made from material from the Royal Yacht Royal George that adorn the master bedroom give the property a glamor to match. of the crown Given the the family warned that it will not have internal staffthe remaining three rooms would be one for each of the children.

Prince William and Kate Middleton would not live with internal staff in their new residence
Prince William and Kate Middleton would not live with internal staff in their new residenceChris Jackson – Chris Jackson Collection

Close to Windsor Castle, where the queen moved permanently after living in Buckingham Palace, the property has huge gardens where her three grandchildren can play and run, one of the activities they most enjoy when they spend their days in his country house. Another advantage of the location is that it is a 45-minute drive from Kensington Palace, where the residence and offices that the family will maintain are located.

In that same cabin lived the controversial love interest of Princess Margaret, the captain of the group Peter Townsend
In that same cabin lived the controversial love interest of Princess Margaret, the captain of the group Peter TownsendPopperphoto via Getty Images

Its origin dates back to 1831 when it was built as a refuge for the wife of William IV, Queen Adelaide, who baptized the house with her name. They weren’t the only royal figures to pass through. Queen Victoria herself, who reigned from 1937 to 1901, enjoyed some of her mornings on her property as she often liked to have breakfast there. In recent years, one of its most conspicuous inhabitants was Princess Margaret’s love interest, group captain Peter Townsend. The queen’s sister had chosen Windsor as a refuge during the bombing of London in World War II.

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