King Charles and Queen Camilla say they are ‘in no rush to move into Buckingham Palace’

King Charles and Camilla will continue to use Clarence House as their London residence and are “in no rush” to move to Buckingham Palace.

The new monarch, 73, and the Queen Consort, 75, are said to favor the John Nash-designed property for its comfort and convenience.

Buckingham Palace – which boasts 52 royal rooms and guest bedrooms – has been home to the Crown for nearly 200 years.

But it is said not to be the most comfortable of premises and the Queen has made Windsor Castle her primary residence in recent months.

Buckingham Palace is also undergoing a spectacular ten-year renovation and modernization project that will run until 2027.

The £369m taxpayer-funded lift includes electrical wiring work as well as heating and plumbing and other decorative work.

This means it can be a difficult environment for a new king to adjust to in the first few months of his reign.

Charles also made Clarence House his own after moving into the property – previously home to the Queen Mother – in 2003.

In recent years the King and Queen Consort have made Clarence House, formerly occupied by the Queen Mother, their home

London’s Clarence House has been decorated and converted into a residence for the royal couple and is loved by both

Buckingham Palace is said to be less comfortable than the house and is not currently favored by either the King or his wife

The king selected all the wallpapers and fabrics and decorated the rooms with art from his own collection as well as personal photographs.

Royal sources believe he may have other projects for Buckingham Palace and open it further to members of the public.

He still wants to make it a center for garden parties, investitures, state banquets and other official affairs.

But it is understood that he may also have in mind making it more widely available for visits by the public and Royals fans.

Clarence House was previously home to the late Queen Mother before Charles and Camilla began living there together

Fine crockery with intricate designs and serving plates are displayed in bright glass cabinets throughout the residence

The staircase has royal liveries adorning it and an antique clock at the bottom of the steps which have a carved balustrade

Biographer Penny Juner told the Daily Express: “Buckingham Palace will be the office, the entertainment centre.

“Even the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh didn’t like the palace. This is not home.

It was an idea first mooted by the Queen and Prince Philip 70 years ago, but rejected by courtiers at the time.

Charles and Camilla have kept some of the decorations at Clarence House originally put up by the late Queen Mother.

Camilla (pictured at Clarence House with King Charles, then Prince of Wales) and seen guest editing Country Life magazine to mark her 75th birthday in July this year

Two antique vases can also be seen in this view of one of the corridors in the royal estate, which also boasts a nice carpet

These include a historic painting by Monet worth at least £15m which hangs in the Morning Room.

There is also a garden room which has a wall decorated with tapestry and a baby grand piano.

Camilla also has a private study lined with books where she and the king sit and read together.

King Charles will also consider the future of his and Camilla’s Birkhall, which is located on the Balmoral estate.

General view of the gardens at Highgrove House, a home that the new King Charles II was very fond of visiting and staying at

Charles’ Welsh estate Llwynywermod in Llandovery, UK, which he and Camilla visited every year

Sandringham House is the Queen’s residence for part of the year, including where the royal family spends Christmas

It is predicted that the new monarch is on the verge of handing it over to the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Sandringham – who was adored by the Queen – is also a conundrum to face.

Charles loves Highgrove and also has a place at Llwynywermod in Llandovery, Myddfai.

It is unclear whether the property in Wales will go to William under his new royal title.

A royal source said on the question of whether the king would move: “Right now the focus is Her Majesty’s mourning.”

Buckingham Palace has been approached for comment.

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