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Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have returned to the UK and are staying at their old home at Frogmore House on the Windsor Castle grounds.

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After about three months in a Los Angeles County mansion, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan moved to Santa Barbara County, where famous friends like Oprah Winfrey will be their neighbors.

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex moved into their family home in July this year,” someone familiar with the matter but not allowed to speak publicly told USA TODAY. “They lived in the quiet privacy of the community since they arrived and it is hoped that this will be respected for their neighbors, as well as for them as a family. “

Questions are currently being discussed in the media – such as whether they buy or rent, how much did they pay, who paid for it, and how close Oprah Winfrey’s great spread is in Montecito Exclusive – has not been answered so far.

But speculation still exploded, as is usual with anything Sussexes related.

A search of Santa Barbara County real estate revealed nothing to do with the royal sale on Wednesday.

It is plausible that Harry and Meghan’s representatives in California would be mother of the exact location of their new digs because of what happened at their rental villa in Beverly Ridge Estates in the hills above Los. Angeles: Endless drone swooping down in the backyard to take pictures of little Archie, who turned 1 year old in May.

Harry and Meghan were panicked by the many stalking drones, run by paparazzi, they filed a lawsuit against anonymous photographers last month to stop the sale of a “disgusting” photo. and wrong “they believe is shooting Archie in their yard.

Since the Sussexes family announced in January that they would leave their royal roles and move to North America in search of greater independence and privacy, they were rarely seen and shown up, in part. thanks to pandemic quarantine. So they can be very pleased to move to Santa Barbara in July without leaking information until mid-August.

When they arrived in Los Angeles in March, the couple moved into a large estate, reportedly borrowed from media mogul Tyler Perry. They had just left another borrowed land on Vancouver Island in Canada to go south before the border with the US closed due to the pandemic.

Sussex’s new home in Santa Barbara will be their fourth home since January, including Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Castle grounds, belonging to his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

The couple are returning more than $ 2 million spent on renovating the dilapidated Frogmore after the queen gave the home to the couple. (It’s not a small house in the American sense; it’s just a “house” compared to the nearby giant Windsor Castle.)

Santa Barbara, sometimes referred to as the American Riviera or Hollywood-North, has been loved by the rich and famous for over a century, thanks to its Spanish Colonial Renaissance architecture, beautiful beaches and relatively close to the Los Angeles entertainment industry. This district itself was the venue for dozens of studios in the past.

Some famous people who live or have lived in Santa Barbara, especially the super expensive Montecito, in addition to Oprah, include Ellen DeGeneres, Drew Barrymore, Jeff Bridges and Kevin Costner.

On the other hand, Montecito is also at the center of recent disasters including wildfires and landslides.

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