The secret Meghan and Harry are trying to keep

Rebekah Scanlan
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly been given a new house in Windsor from the Queen, ahead of the arrival of their first baby, in April.

But as reports emerge stating Frogmore Cottage will need extensive repairs before the couple can move in, exactly what renovations will be undertaken will be a closely guarded secret.

Planning documents for the Grade II listed building show a a ‘special note’ has been recorded, requesting the plans are kept private, for security reasons.

The property — where the love birds had their official engagement photos taken — is set to undergo some extensive renovations, but Harry and Meghan are keeping the details secret. Source: Getty

All the plans, architects drawings and cost of the extensive renovation work are not available to the public, presumably as a safety precaution for their unborn bub.

The cost of the building work — which is expected to be in the multi-million dollar bracket — is being covered by the Sovereign Grant, according to the Express. 

This is the money the monarch receives from the Crown Estate, a Kensington Palace spokesperson told the publication, explaining whatever is left over goes to the British Government.

While most of the details have been kept secret, the documents did reveal that Frogmore Cottage will be turned into a five-bedroom family home for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex which will have space for a nursery and a live-in nanny.

Frogmore House in Windsor is where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had their wedding reception. Source: Getty

However decorative work for the inside of the home is expected to be paid for by Harry and Meghan themselves.

They currently live in two-bedroom Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace, near the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

But Frogmore Cottage has a lot of sentiment for the pair, as Harry and Meghan hosted their evening wedding party at the main house on the Windsor Estate as well as it being the spot where they had their engagement photos taken. 

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