Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were particularly epic with their California first home, buying a $ 14.65 million property in the heart of luxury Montecito, the coastal area of Santa Barbara County. is famous for being home to a slew of Hollywood heavyweights.
The names of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not appear on property-related subsidy vouchers – records show the property was quietly sold in mid-June to a mysterious trust fund with one. The name is intentionally unclear, although the trust shares a mailing address with the office of Meghan Markle’s longtime Hollywood business director.
Public documents also reveal that the buyers secured a $ 9.5 million mortgage to purchase the 7.4-acre complex, securely hidden on a private, verified street. control. Despite the unquestionably hefty price tag, it can be argued that Meghan and Harry scored this property at a discount ̵1; the seller, Russian businessman Sergey Grishin, acquired the property in 2009 with cost 25.3 million dollars and tried to sell it many times. decade before finally accepting financial losses of more than 10 million dollars.
Built in 2003, the main Mediterranean-style home includes a variety of beige and white decorations, along with a library, gym, separate wet and dry sauna, elevator, and games room. video game play, game room and home theater. There is also a separate guest house with two bedrooms and a bathroom; Overall, this property has nearly 19,000 square feet of living space with a total of 9 bedrooms and 16 bathrooms.
Dated lists note that the property also offers a ‘tea house’, a ‘children’s home’ and exceptionally beautiful manicured grounds with multi-storey rose gardens, Century olive trees and tall Italian cypress trees can cost a small fortune to maintain. A large tennis court, split pool and an elaborate children’s play are among a myriad of other outdoor amenities.
Meghan and Harry, who first moved to the state in early 2020, previously lived in a permanent residence owned by Tyler Perry, whom they met through their mutual friend Oprah Winfrey.
Montecito may be located two hours northwest of downtown LA, but celebrities have flocked to the area in recent years – relaxed atmosphere and virtually no hunters The neighborhood’s photo offers a welcoming getaway from the busy Hollywood hustle and surrounding surroundings. Current residents in the area include Gwyneth Paltrow, Ellen DeGeneres, Ariana Grande, and – perhaps most famously – Oprah Winfrey himself, whose nearly 70-acre “Promised Land” complex qualifies. is one of the most luxurious lands in Southern California.