Queen miffed over Meghan Markle's $3M newlywed love nest: Report

Cottage is located on the property of the Queen’s Windsor estate

Queen Elizabeth II is “privately furious” about the $3.1 million taxpayer-funded renovation of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s estate, according to a report.

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Frogmore Cottage’s renovation cost 2.4 million British pounds, or approximately $3.1 million. But the couple’s tony estate will no longer be seeing much use, given the recent news that the couple plans to step back from their roles as senior royals and split time between the U.K. and Canada.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle after their wedding in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Ben Birchhall/pool photo via AP)

The couple’s sudden decision to abandon their roles in the wake of the costly construction project has left the queen “privately unhappy,” according to the Daily Mail. The cottage is located on the property of the 93-year-old queen’s Windsor estate and had been largely kept running with a “skeleton staff” of temporary employees.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

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The Daily Mail reported that Markle and Harry had “let go” the Frogmore’s ad hoc employees, including maids and chefs. More permanent figures, such as the manager and cleaner, will be reassigned, according to the report.

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