Inside Kate and Williams luxury 20-room second home customised for royal kids

A grand country home is something to aspire to isn't it?

Perhaps at the top of many people's property porn lists is Anmer Hall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second home 10-bedroom second home on the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk.

Royalist interest in the property spiked after the Cambridges released a photographed Kate, 40, baking with her royal offspring, George, 9, Charlotte, 7, and Louis, 4, in the lead up to the Queen's Jubilee celebrations.

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While it was unclear whether the photo was taken in the future King and Queen of England's London pad, Kensington Palace, or at Anmer Hall, the image whetted royal fans' curiosity about the magnificent country home.

Interior design expert Benji Lewis told MailOnline the kitchen was "homely, "unfussy" and "unpretentious".

He said: "It's certainly not a kitchen in which one would feel required to stand on ceremony, there’s nothing flashy about it, on the contrary it’s very normal with its simple knobs (some unpainted even), some open shelving and a lick of pale blue paint against soft grey or tan walls."

The Mirror reports the Cambridges spent much of the pandemic at Anmer Hall, with both Kate and Wills carrying out royal engagements from there.

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The family spent much of the pandemic at Anmer Hall, with both Kate and Wills taking royal engagements there.

It's believed the property has undergone several updates in its time, with the Mirror also reporting the pair spent upwards of £1.5 million on a recent refresh, with Kate leading on design aspects.

It's thought the property used to have its own swimming pool and tennis court, though reports suggest that Kate and William replaced them with an artificial lawn because of their children.

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Fans were treated to a glimpse into the four-storey home on a Zoom call on which Prince William chatted about football in front of a floor-to-ceiling book case.

The family have also had some adorable photographs taken at the home, including Princess Charlotte's first birthday. In the photos, the young royal was captured in Anmer Hall on a plaid patterned armchair.

The young princess was snapped on a wicker chair in what royal experts believe to be her nursery, and which has been used by Prince Louis since.


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