PRINCE Charles’ estate spent £340,000 refurbishing a cottage on the Isles of Scilly, its accounts reveal.
The Duchy of Cornwall published its financial report yesterday.
The Duchy of Cornwall carried out a refurbishment of a cottage on the Isles of Scilly for £340,000[/caption]
Myrtle Cottage was completely overhauled with a new kitchen, bathroom and slate roof.
The Duchy met the cost rather than public funds.
The building had been used as holiday accommodation — but could now “be let to a local St Agnes family from this community where housing is much in demand”, the report said.
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New tenant Janet Stewart said that she had waited 11 years for a family house to become available, and moved in last August.
She said: “The children have a bedroom each, and we unpacked belongings we haven’t seen in a decade.”
We yesterday revealed how Sovereign Grant figures showed taxpayers spent £2.4million renovating Frogmore Cottage in Windsor for Prince Harry and Meghan.
Prince Charles’ estate met the cost of the revamp and now Myrtle Cottage will be let to a local St Agnes family[/caption]
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s revamp of Frogmore Cottage has so far cost taxpayers a whopping £2.4million[/caption]
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