Queen gave Beatrice ‘very clear’ message in how to revamp giant Wendy House
Princess Beatrice was given a "very clear" message by Queen Elizabeth II on how the British monarch wanted her huge Wendy House to be designed for future young royals to enjoy.
The giant Wendy House, which sits in the gardens at the Royal Lodge in Windsor, was gifted to her Majesty by the people of Wales.
Normally the Royal Family are unable to accept public gifts.
But, as the present was given to Her Majesty herself and not the Royal Collection Trust, she was able to keep it and she is said to have enjoyed playing in it as a child.
The playhouse has been kitted out with running water, electricity, a fully-functioning kitchen and bathroom and even a living room and bedroom, Daily Express reports.
The Queen and her sister Princess Margaret are said to have spent much of their childhood playing in the impressive Wendy House.
Having grown up in the Royal Lodge herself, Princess Beatrice also played in the cottage.
In 2012, Beatrice told Andrew Marr she helped Her Majesty renovate the miniature property.
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Speaking on the documentary The Diamond Queen, she said: "Granny and her sister played here growing up and we've been lucky enough to play here with cousins and second cousins and it's a big family treat.”
Princess Beatrice admitted it is the “most glamorous Wendy House ever”.
She revealed how the Queen had a “very clear” message on how she wanted her playhouse to be re-designed.
Princess Beatrice described how the house has now been “completely rethatched” and has “new curtains and new wiring”.
She added: "A bit of a spruce up really. All the little china and glass was created especially for the house."
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Speaking about the Queen, Beatrice said: "She still likes to come back and visit.
"Granny was very clear that for all the fabric she wanted very little designs.
"It's such a little house that she wanted little flowers and patterns. It's beautiful.
“I've been lucky enough to play here and now Granny's a great-granny, so now the great-grandchildren can enjoy it too."
The Queen has eight great-grandchildren.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have three children – Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.
Princess Anne’s son Peter Phillips and wife Autumn’s two children, Savannah and Isla, are also great-grandchildren to Her Majesty.
Princess Anne’s only daughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike also have two daughters Mia and Lena – and are expecting another child this year.
Lastly is Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby son Archie, who is the Queen’s eight great-grandchild.
All of Her Majesty’s young relatives could have the chance to play in her huge Wendy House.
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