The Queen and Kate are to switch roles this festive season Getty

Kate Middleton has convinced the Queen to break with tradition this festive season by coming to her house for Christmas.

According to Vanity Fair magazine, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be hosting this year's Royal Christmas dinner at their newly-renovated Norfolk estate, Anmer Hall.

Not only will Her Majesty be able to help Prince George open his Christmas presents, the housewarming visit will be a great opportunity for her to finally look around the revamped 10-bedroom manor.

"The Queen is looking forward to seeing the house, especially the new nursery that Kate has designed," a source told Vanity Fair's Royal Watch correspondent Katie Nicholl.

The Queen gave the couple the Georgian property, built in 1802, as a late wedding present back in 2013. The property, which was previously leased by Hugh and Emilie van Cutsem, is situated a mile and a half from the monarch's residence at Sandringham House.

Due to the property undergoing extensive renovations for the past two years, the Duke and Duchess have not been able to enjoy their family home until now.

Under Middleton's direction, the property's kitchen has been upgraded, the driveway has been rerouted, a new conservatory has been added and the bedroom quarters have also been expanded to make room for the rest of the Middleton family when they visit.

And it looks like Middleton has already set the wheels in motion for the big day.

E! Online reports that she was recently spotted doing some home shopping at Bakers and Larners of Holt and was also seen purchasing some cooking utensils.

The Duchess may be keen to make Christmas her own with her special soiree, but the palace is keeping mum on the upcoming festive plans.

"We do not comment on what the Royal family are doing for Christmas," a palace spokeswoman told IBTimes UK.