|Town or city||Windsor, Berkshire|
|Current tenants||The Prince and Princess of Wales|
|Design and construction|
Adelaide Cottage (formerly known as Adelaide Lodge) is a house in Windsor Home Park just east of Windsor Castle, in Berkshire. Built in 1831 for Queen Adelaide, it is currently the principal residence of the Prince and Princess of Wales.
The cottage incorporates building materials of John Nash's Royal Lodge from Windsor Great Park. At the time of construction in 1831, it was described as "chastely elegant" and having two public rooms, in addition to a retiring room for the queen, and a pages' room, as well as furnishings from the former royal lodge and a marble fireplace mantel in the regency Graeco-Egyptian style.
The present cottage has four bedrooms. The ceiling of its principal bedroom reuses decorative elements, including gilt dolphins and ropes, from the former royal yacht, HMY Royal George. It has been listed Grade II* on the National Heritage List for England since October 1975. Adelaide Cottage is located in Windsor Home Park.
In 1831, under the supervision of architect Jeffry Wyatville, the house was erected in the picturesque style for Queen Adelaide. Queen Victoria often visited the residence for breakfast and tea.
Group Captain Peter Townsend, equerry to King George VI, was given the property as a grace-and-favour residence in 1944. Townsend referred to the cottage as an "icebox" with only two radiators. Simon Rhodes, the son of Queen Elizabeth II's cousin Margaret Rhodes, previously resided at the cottage. Major renovations took place in 2015, with the historical architecture still intact. In the summer of 2022, Adelaide Cottage became the home of William, Prince of Wales, and Catherine, Princess of Wales, and their children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The family pays market rent.
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