Prince Charles And Camilla Show Off Their Disney Treehouse-Style Home And We’re Obsessed

Katie O'Malley
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Photo credit: Chris Jackson - Getty Images
Photo credit: Chris Jackson - Getty Images


Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall have many reasons to celebrate this week, including their 15th wedding anniversary.

On Tuesay, the couple shared a photograph of themselves on their official Instagram account, @ClarenceHouse, to celebrate 15 years of marriage on Wednesday. The pair married in a civil ceremony at Windsor Guildhall on April 9 2005.

‘Ahead of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's 15th wedding anniversary tomorrow, we are sharing this photo of Their Royal Highnesses with The Duchess's dogs Bluebell and Beth. The photo was taken earlier today at Birkhall,’ the photo’s caption reads.

While the post received thousands of likes and congratulatory messages, we couldn’t help but notice the rather unusual, Grimms' Fairy Tale-style front of their home.

Sitting with their dogs on what is believed to be the front porch of their house, the pair look rather small in comparison to the grand architecture of the Aberdeen abode.

The outside of the building features wooden panels, a tree trunk-like structure, much like a pillar, to support the porch and a wooden seat fit for two.

A bunch of dry purple and cream-coloured flowers hang above the royals’ heads, giving us some real Disney's Snow White vibes.

The setting is fitting given that Meghan Markle recently announced her collaboration with Disney+ to narrate the documentary, Elephants.

Photo credit: Chris Jackson - Getty Images
Photo credit: Chris Jackson - Getty Images

The couple also have an old-fashioned boot scraper at the bottom of the home’s steps – perfect for dusting off boots and wellies following long walks in the countryside.

Birkhall was built in 1975 and originally acquired by Prince Albert as part of the Balmoral estate. The Princes of Wales inherited the home in 2002 following the death of the Queen’s Mother and it is where he and Camilla celebrated their honeymoon in 2005.

The photograph of the couple comes days after the Palace announced that Prince Charles had received from coronavirus symptoms after contracting the virus last month.

In October, Prince Harry and Markle shared a video on their former Instagram account @sussexroyal which teased Ed Sheeran’s arrival at what was supposed to appear at the time, to be their home.

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A post shared by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (@sussexroyal) on Oct 9, 2019 at 4:40am PDT

In the clip, the singer presses the doorbell which chimes to the melody of ‘God Save The Queen’ before Prince Harry Opens the door to welcome the singer.

Several news outlets later reported that the house was that of Prince Harry's cousin, Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank, and is called Ivy Cottage.

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