New parents to Prince George, Kate Middleton and Prince William have made themselves comfortable in Bucklebury, just 45 minutes from London.
Now Life & Style has the photos inside the seven-bedroom home owned by Kate’s parents and where the duchess has opted to spend the royal baby’s first months.
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“They spared no expense on the nursery — it overlooks the back garden and has a fantastic view,” and insider tells the new issue of Life & Style, on newsstands now, of the estimated $7 million estate which is furnished in a country-chic style. “And they redid an entire bathroom. It’s their first grandchild so they’re going all out.”
In 2011, the Middleton’s bought the seven-bedroom mansion, called Bucklebury Manor, and they’ve since upgraded it for their grandson. While the house is a “Grade II,” meaning it has historical significance, the Middleton’s have added modern touches.
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But the most important part about Bucklebury for the new mom is that the quaint village has a population of around 2,000, allowing Kate to be herself! Whenever she’s in town, she goes around, does her shopping and gets on with it,” resident John Haley tells Life & Style. “A friendly, normal girl with no airs about her!”
For more details and photos inside the Bucklebury estate, pick up the new issue of Life & Style, on stands now,
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