Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially homeowners.
They bought their first home together in California’s Santa Barbara County over the summer, a spokesperson for the couple confirmed with Insider’s Mikhaila Frail.
“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved into their home in July this year,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “They have lived in the quiet privacy of their community since they arrived and hope that this will be respected for their neighbors, as well as for them as a family.”
Meghan and Harry are said to previously lived in Tyler Perry’s 8-bedroom, 12-bathroom mansion in Beverly Hills. Santa Barbara, 90 minutes northwest of Los Angeles, is one of the wealthiest communities to live in, attracting the rich and famous from California and across the country.
But despite being rich, the community is still simpler and less flashy than LA. It also offers more privacy.
Here̵7;s what life is like and why the wealthy couple could choose it as their new base in America.