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Prince George’s First Home: Inside the Middletons’ $7.3 Million Bucklebury Manor

Published on August 16, 2013 by   ·   No Comments

rs_560x415-130815142639-1024.KateGeorge.jl.081513_copyPrince George spent his first night in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, and his second night in Kensington Palace.

But from July 24, 2013 onward, the Prince of Cambridge, mom Kate Middleton and dad Prince William have been staying at Bucklebury Manor, Michael and Carole Middleton‘s stunning—and well-protected—family home.

Kate’s parents purchased the £4.7 million ($7.3 million) seven-bedroom Georgian manor in October 2012. It has a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool, stunning gardens—even sheep in the back yard!

Of course, in order to ensure the safety of the royal family, who frequently visit Bucklebury Manor, a ring of steel was placed around the property. Thanks to a joint effort between local police and the Royal Protection Squad, the estate is patrolled by police and officers an horseback.

But Georgie won’t be growing up full-time at his grandparents’ home. The 3-week-old heir, mum and dad will head to London, taking up their permanent residence in Apartment 1-A of Kensington Palace. It will be a change of pace for the new parents, who lived on the Welsh island of Anglesey when they were just a family of two.

Prince William said a heartfelt goodbye to the locals during a visit to the Anglesey Show Wednesday. “This island has been our first home together, and it will always be an immensely special place for us both,” he said. “Catherine and I look forward to returning again and again over the coming years with our family.”

This family includes Will, Kate and George, and we can’t wait to see who else they might welcome in the years to come! @Infocelebrity on Twitter!

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