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Off With The Hedges! Pregnant Diva Meghan Orders $3 Million In New Home Renovations

Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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Mar. 8 2019, Published 12:19 p.m. ET

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Pregnant Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are moving out of Kensington Palace this month and into their new home, the Queen's beloved Frogmore Cottage, as they expect their first child.

The two plan to nest with their baby, possibly due as soon as this April, at Frogmore, but the cottage has needed major work to suit Meghan, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned.

A source said that the 37-year-old "diva" duchess has ordered $3 million dollars in home renovations to be completed before the family moves in!

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Click through 7 historic photos to find out everything there is to know about Harry and Meghan's new digs.

Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations

The Palace released a statement on November 24, 2018, about the move, stating, "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will move to Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Estate early next year as they prepare for the arrival of their first child." Their departure from Kensington Palace, where Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton live, has sparked feud rumors about the couples.

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Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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Although reports suggested that the Duke and Duchess were waiting until after the royal birth, ITV reported that they had decided to move into Frogmore Cottage prior to the baby's birth, in mid-March!

Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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So what's the deal with their new digs, which are located about 20 miles from London?

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Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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According to historians, Frogmore Cottage is a "Grade II listed house in the grounds of Frogmore House, which was built in 1801 at the direction of Queen Charlotte! The cottage is built on the Frogmore Estate, itself part of Home Park, Windsor, In Berkshire."

Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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Although the cottage was divided from the Frogmore House, current renovations under the direction of Harry and Meghan will have the property converted into one unit — with as many as five large bedrooms! Click on the next slide to find out how Frogmore Cottage got its odd name!

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Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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On June 28, 1875, Queen Victoria noted after having breakfast at the cottage that there were an "immense number of little frogs" there, which she found "disgruntling!" Frogs aside, the lucky royal couple's new family home was a favorite "home away from home" to Prince Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth!

Meghan Markle Orders New Frogmore Cottage Home $3 Million Renovations
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Do you think that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be happy in Frogmore Cottage! Why or why not?

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