After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down from their royal duties in March 2020, they moved to the US. They initially relocated to a waterfront property in Vancouver Island before moving to Meghan’s hometown of Los Angeles. There, they stayed at Tyler Perry’s Beverly Hills estate before settling in Santa Barbara Country, where they bought a mansion in Montecito.
Now, there are reports that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are packing their bags once again and have put their “chateau” up for sale. This has taken some royal fans by surprise as the couple dropped a whopping $14 million on their new home and he didn’t stay there for long. Well, we have the answer to what’s going on.
Sussex’s Montecito mansion is nicknamed ‘The Chateau’
The 18,000-square-foot mansion purchased by Meghan and Harry is nicknamed “The Chateau.” It is situated on five acres of land and has both sea and mountain views. It has 16 bathrooms, nine bedrooms and a separate guest house with two more bedrooms and bathrooms. There is also a library, sauna, wine cellar, game room, gym, tennis court, and arcade.
Fans got a glimpse at the Sussex home in August 2021 when Meghan released a video to launch the 40×40 initiative for her 40th birthday. The Duchess was sitting in her office during the announcement and Independent Describing the space, it included “room for quartz crystals placed on a corner, a gold vase filled with white flowers, a decorative glass bottle and two white and gold trays, while onlookers also noticed that On the desk were several framed photos of Meghan’s family.”
Is the Sussex mansion already up for sale?
There are reports that Meghan and Prince Harry have listed their assets and are looking to move in again. However, it is not so. It seems that the confusion about their house being put on the market arose when the neighbor next to them put the property up for sale.
NS New York Post noted that earlier this year the 16,668-square-foot mansion right next to the Duke and Duchess’s space hit the market with a price tag of $22 million. The home, which was built in 1999, has seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms as well as an eight-car underground auto gallery, and a two-bay chauffeur garage with security offices on the upper level. Like Meghan and Harry’s property, the property also offers the same breathtaking views.
Who Are the Duke and Duchess’s Other Famous Neighbors?
So it doesn’t look like the prince and ex Suit The stars are going out of town this time. He was reportedly told by friends that with his privacy concerns Montecito would be the perfect place to raise his family.
According to architectural digestThere are many famous faces who also call this area their home. Oprah Winfrey lives there on her $50 million “Promised Land” ranch. Like Meg Ryan, Gwyneth Paltrow also has a home there. Rob Lowe has two estates in the neighborhood. And Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have several properties in Montecito.
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