Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Prince Charles’ Duchy of Cornwall carried out a ‘major refurbishment’ of a cottage for £340,000


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.

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.

PA:Press Association

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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