Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reported, experience another public scrutiny after secretly buying their £8-million Santa Barbara mansion.
News about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s new home recently emerged. Allegedly, Prince Charles helps the couple with their funds, although they have yet to pay Frogmore Cottage’s renovations fully.
According to reports, they have left Tyler Perry’s mansion to be in a more private property. Rumors have it the Sussexes have been living in their new house for six weeks without the public knowing.
But, some question the huge money they have shelled out for it.
A debt they have yet to pay
Royal expert Ingrid Seward told MailOnline she understood why the public questioned the price of their new house.
Prince Harry and Meghan agreed to pay £18,000 a month to the renovation of their former Frogmore Cottage home in London. In total, they have to pay £2.4 million worth of taxpayers’ money.
“I think people at this moment of time when Meghan and Harry do anything to do with money,” she said. “It isn’t going to be looked at very favorably. People will not like what they do when it involves a lot of money.”
Royal insiders also claimed that Prince Charles gave his son the money to buy the lavish mansion.
“Charles had been keen to help out and put his hand in his own pocket to assist,” the source revealed. “He is devoted to both his sons and any time he can assist them; he always will.”
Clarence House has yet to comment on the issue.
The Sussexes move to Santa Barbara
Prince Harry and Meghan now moved to their new home in Santa Barbara. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s representative confirmed the news to Hello!
“They have settled into the quiet privacy of their community since their arrival,” the spokesperson said. “And hope that this will be respected for their neighbors, as well as for them as a family.”
The house in question is located in Montecito, Santa Barbara. Famously known for its secluded area, it is providing the privacy the couple wanted. It is also on a private road with an extensive driveway and massive security gates.
The house features nine beds, 16 baths, a separate guest house with its own two bedrooms and bathrooms. It also boasts its library, an office, spa with dry and wet sauna, gym, game room, arcade, movie theatre, wine cellar, and a garage that can fit five cars.
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