The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle, are giving their new Windsor home a makeover that is worth a whopping £3 million. The couple who is expecting their first child will move from their Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace to their new home, Frogmore Cottage. It has been around since the 18th century and was built for King George III’s consort, Queen Charlotte.
Frogmore Cottage is in a run-down condition and its restoration is undoubtedly expensive, especially since it needs to be in good condition in time for the royal couple’s desired move-in date. Once the renovation is done, the property should provide Meghan, Harry, and their baby a nice, peaceful, and comfortable country life, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The royal couple is ready to move to their new home once the renovations are done. According to the details revealed, the remodeling plans for the 10-bed Grade II-listed building include the addition of several staircases, fireplaces, and even a floating floor. Meghan is reportedly “very involved in the project” and wants to make sure that the house is “perfect” for her family. She is working closely with her planning team regularly to make sure that they know what she wants for their home, Express.co.uk reports.
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Meghan and Harry do not want to make any changes to the original floorboards and shutters of the building, however. All existing doors and frames are also to be retained. They have also hired architects who have been allowed to remove a chimney provided that the roof is fixed using the original materials.
With Meghan known for her environmental advocacy, it is not surprising to know that she wants to install a £50,000 energy unit in their new home. The system is expected to provide electricity, water, and heat to the property. Apart from that, the couple also wants to install a satellite dish and the property is being secured prior to their move.
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