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We are family: The Queen and the Middletons set to visit Kate and William at their home over Christmas

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 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's look on while visiting the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum on July 2, 2014 in London, England.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's look on while visiting the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum on July 2, 2014 in London, England.

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Kate and James Middleton

Kate and James Middleton

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Carole and Michael Middleton

Carole and Michael Middleton

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (L) stands on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Princess Anne (2nd L), Prince Andrew (3rd L), Prince Harry (4th R), Princess Eugenie (3rd R) Prince William (R) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge after the Trooping the Colour ceremony

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (L) stands on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Princess Anne (2nd L), Prince Andrew (3rd L), Prince Harry (4th R), Princess Eugenie (3rd R) Prince William (R) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge after the Trooping the Colour ceremony

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George as he and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge's look on while visiting the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum on July 2, 2014 in London, England.

The Queen will visit her grandson Prince William, Kate and Prince George at their Norfolk home over the Christmas period.

Queen Elizabeth II gifted luxury country house, Anmer Hall, to William and Kate for their wedding present in 2011 but to date she has not visited the property.

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Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and their son Prince George poses with Queen Elizabeth and family members after the christening service at St James's Palace in London

Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and their son Prince George poses with Queen Elizabeth and family members after the christening service at St James's Palace in London

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Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and their son Prince George poses with Queen Elizabeth and family members after the christening service at St James's Palace in London

William and Kate (both 32) have reportedly spent up to €1.8 million renovating the home.

While the couple and their son George (16 months) will be expected at the Queen’s Christmas Eve supper at her estate at nearby Sandringham, and on Christmas Day they will attend church and have lunch with the rest of the Royal Family, they will be free to spend the rest of the holiday period at Anmer Hall.

"William spoke to the Queen about doing their own thing, especially since Kate has been suffering with acute morning sickness. He thought it would be nice for her to have a low-key Christmas. The Queen agreed," a source told British magazine Grazia.

Kate’s parents Michael and Carole and her siblings Pippa and James are also expected to stay at the lavish Norfolk mansion over the Christmas period.

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Carole and Michael Middleton

Carole and Michael Middleton

Carole and Michael Middleton

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