MOVING in together is an important step for every couple, especially Kate and William, who had a surprising way of making their new home their own back in the early 2000’s.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met while attending St Andrews University, and began living together soon after. In order to make their new place fit to their taste, the pair bought something rather surprising.
William and Kate met each other as first-year students at the University of St. Andrews in 2001.
The two of them lived in the same residence hall and had several mutual friends, and quickly became friends themselves.
However, at the time, they were both dating other people, so nothing romantic developed until a little later.
When William and Kate were single once again, William allegedly fell for his future wife when he saw her walking in a charity fashion show.
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William and Kate had a surprising way of making their new home their own back in the early 2000’s (Image: GETTY)
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met while attending St Andrews University, and began living together soon after (Image: GETTY)
Soon after, the pair started going out together.
William and Kate’s first experience living together came during their second year at St. Andrews.
They decided to move out of their school’s on-campus housing and into an apartment with two other friends.
A year later, the young couple decided they needed more privacy and moved into a four-bedroom cottage by themselves.
In order to make their new place fit to their taste, the pair bought something rather surprising (Image: getty)
This new home of course had a number of security features installed for William’s safety, but the couple also had a number of items installed to make the house their own.
The popular couple planned to hold regular social gatherings, and installed a champagne fridge as a fun new addition to their first home together.
Royal writer Katie Nicholl wrote: “William and Kate intended to entertain frequently: he installed a champagne fridge as soon as they moved in, while Kate set about dressing the kitchen windows with pretty red-and-white gingham curtains.”
However, the royal couple living together was short lived, and the two wouldn’t live together again until many years later.
William and Kate met each other as first-year students at the University of St. Andrews in 2001 (Image: GETTY)
The young couple decided they needed more privacy and moved into a four-bedroom cottage by themselves (Image: GETTY)
William and Kate broke up briefly in 2004 before graduating from St. Andrews in 2005.
The couple then began pursuing work in other cities.
After tying the knot in 2011, William and Kate lived in Wales for about a year.
Today, William, Kate, and their three children live in Kensington Palace.
Royal Family tree (Image: EXPRESS)
In addition to Kensington Palace, William and Kate also have a country estate called Anmer Hall, where they are currently social-distancing during lockdown, as well as homeschooling their three children.
They often take the children to the country residence when they have breaks from school.
The family enjoys taking care of the animals on the estate’s farm, and William shared that his kids even enjoy lambing.
However, the lockdown hasn’t stopped the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge from completing their royal engagements and has given them lots of time to spend with their children.
The popular couple planned to hold regular social gatherings, and installed a champagne fridge as a fun new addition to their first home together (Image: GETTY)
The Duchess of Cambridge recently revealed what Prince George and Princess Charlotte are learning as they homeschool during the coronavirus lockdown.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, said George, six, and Charlotte, five, have been asked by teachers to learn Dame Vera Lynn’s song We’ll Meet Again.
Kate spoke about homeschooling her children as she and Prince William, 37, made a video call to residents at an East Sussex care home to mark VE Day.
The Duchess said: “The school has set all the children a challenge and they’re currently trying to learn the lyrics to the song We’ll Meet Again… so it’s been really lovely having that playing every day.”
Kate also revealed that George is studying the Second World War.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK