William and Kate’s visit to the Queen’s Windsor Cottage is yet to be confirmed

Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s reported move in a hut Queen Elizabeth IIA senior palace source revealed that the Windsor Castle estate has yet to be confirmed.

The Duke and Duchess were reported to be Moving to Adelaide CottagesA house in the shadow of Windsor Castle where the Queen has been living full time since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, before the end of the year.

However, a senior palace source has said that no concrete decision has yet been taken by the royals on the move.

“We are clearly aware that a move has been written for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to move to Adelaide Cottage, but it would not be appropriate for me to comment on that until a decision has been made whether to move to Adelaide Cottage.” I am going in or not. Or not,” the source explained.

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A senior Palace source told Newsweek that details of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s move to Adelaide Cottage in Windsor Great Park have not yet been finalised. William and Kate photographed on October 17, 2021. Queen (inset) June 27, 2022.
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There is news that William and Kate will likely be moving to Windsor, as the pair were reported to be Inquiry at local schools for their children, Prince George8, Princess Charlotte7, and Prince Louis4, earlier this year.

It is believed that William and Kate will make Windsor their family base while maintaining their Kensington Palace apartment in London as their official residence, from where their official home will operate.

News that no decision has yet been made on the move may, in part, be related to his current country estate in Norfolk.

In 2015, William and Kate moved into Anmer Hall, a larger home on the Queen’s Sandringham estate. The house is said to be a wedding gift from the Queen and the couple spent most of their time there until George and Charlotte started school in central London in 2017.

The Cambridge family is said to have been overjoyed at Anmer Hall with many of their friends living locally and providing them with more privacy than in London.

William is also keenly involved in the running of the Sandringham estate and maintains an emotional connection to the Norfolk countryside through his grandfather Prince Philip, which made reports of a possible move to Windsor all the more surprising.

Anmer Hall Exterior, Sandringham
Prince William and Kate Middleton were reportedly given the use of Anmer Hall on Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham estate as a wedding gift. The couple took up residence in the house in 2015. Photographed on 13 January 2013.
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in a 2021 documentary Prince Philip: The Royal Family RemembersWilliam paid a special tribute to his grandfather and confirmed that he was happy to be in Norfolk, saying:

“Sandringham has always been an important, important part of his life. He was tasked with being the warden, managing the property, since 1952,” he said, “I think for him, living here was an escape.”

β€œIt really means to me that I have learned from his influence on Sandringham and have been able to see his impact,” William continued. “For me, coming here and living here now, everything she’s done has reached Katherine and I think it’s a part of the country we want to live in. We love the area, this house Like it sounds, and that’s because that’s what he’s made of.”

Despite this attachment to Norfolk, newsweek previously heard it would be more convenient to move to Windsor, especially as William and Kate increase their duties as the 96-year-old queen battles Buckingham Palace has officially said “Episodic Mobility Problems.”

Ingrid Seward, author of Prince Philip Revealed: A Man of His Century, Told newsweek That Windsor Base “makes sense simply because they love Norfolk as much as it is so far away.”

“Windsor is a lot more convenient to London. Obviously, they’ll keep Kensington Palace and then potentially have a grace-and-favour property in Great Park.”

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The alleged move to Windsor Great Park would allow the Cambridge family more independence from London while having the added benefit of being closer to the Queen. Photographed on June 5, 2022.
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Adelaide Cottages, the alleged property of choice for the new family home in Great Park, sits in the shadow of Windsor Castle next to the River Thames.

The cottage was built in 1831 for the wedding of Queen Adelaide (1792–1849), wife of King William IV and aunt of Queen Victoria. Originally it was built as a picturesque folly where the Queen could walk and have tea but in later years it has been enlarged and fit for purpose as a family home, although in Camerbys. Smaller than other accommodations.

It is unknown when a decision is expected to be made about the Cambridge family’s possible move to Windsor.

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