Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘not on the moon’ with £ 11million house and want to sell
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are not ‘over the moon’ with their Â£ 11million California mansion and plan to move just 18 months after purchasing the property.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have purchased the impressive house – located in the Montecito area of ââSanta Barbara County – as a place for children Archie, two, and Lilibet, six months to spend their childhood.
However, the couple would be less than happy with the luxury carpet, which includes a gym, pool, and tennis court.
It is also claimed that they are not fans of the upscale neighborhood, despite the house enjoying nearly 7.5 acres of land surrounded by pines and cypresses, according to the Mirror.
A source said the couple have started investigating other homes – and have said they are open to private offers, if the right one arises.
They said, âThey are planning to sell their house there. However, it won’t be in the market because of who they are.
“It is only shown to people confirmed with funds and who are serious buyers.”
Sussexes are said to love Montecito itself – which is also home to chat show queens Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres, and popular with Hollywood stars like Tom Cruise – but not their current setup.
Our source added, “They want to stay in or near the neighborhood, but they’re not happy with the house and the location.”
Harry, 37, and Meghan, 40, abandoned their British residence Frogmore Cottage, in the Royal Estate of Windsor, for attractions in California when they left royal life in March 2020.
Frogmore is now used by Harry’s cousin, Princess Eugenie, 31, and her husband Jack Brooksbank, 35, who welcomed their first child, son August, last February.
The Sussexes bought the US property from Sergey Grishin in June 2020. The Russian businessman bought the house in 2009 for almost Â£ 19million.
In addition to the nine bedrooms, the house has 16 bathrooms, a tea room and a private play area. There is also a library, office, spa with wet and dry sauna, cinema room, arcade and games room, wine cellar, and five-car garage.
The land has rose gardens and a separate guest house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The Duchess of Sussex first took an audience look at her living room during a surprise appearance on America’s Got Talent.
Prints believed to be Oprah’s gifts have been spotted on the walls. And among the titles on the shelves was A Photographer’s Life: 1990-2005 by famed snapper Annie Leibovitz.
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