A Californian mansion located right next door to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is up for sale for a whopping $29.4 million (US$22.5 million), according to The Post
The seven-bedroom, 13-bathroom estate was first listed at the end of January. It was on the market for 47 days before someone placed an offer on Saturday, but backup offers are also being accepted.
The house, which spans a massive 1,550 sqm, sits on more than 5.5 acres of land in the suburb of Montecito.
The mansion could find a spike in interest in the wake of Harry and Meghan’s blockbuster interview with Oprah Winfrey, who also happens to be a neighbour of Harry and Meghan.
infrey chatted with the high-profile couple in what many have labelled a scathing slam against the British monarchy.
Like Harry and Meghan’s pad, the nearby property boasts ocean and mountain views and is surrounded by lush lawns, citrus trees, verdant gardens, creeks and bridges.
Designed as an English country architectural structure, the home was built in 1999, but has since undergone major restorations and renovations by luxury builder Van Acker Construction.
Other features of the home include two separate one-bedroom guesthouses, a detached professional gym and separate staff facility which has its own laundry, break room and bathroom.
Other amenities on the acreage include an eight-car subterranean auto gallery, a two-bay chauffeurs garage with three staff and security offices on the upper level.
The upscale gated neighbourhood is also home to other celebrities, including Gwyneth Paltrow and power couple Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi.
Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, purchased their 1675 sqm modern house for $20.2 (US$14.65 million) back in August, seven months after they announced they would be stepping back as senior royals.
The home boasts nine bedrooms and 16 bathrooms, which the couple share with their 1-year-old son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, and soon a new daughter, who is expected this summer, Markle revealed in the interview with Winfrey, 67.
Meghan revealed that during her time as a royal, she contemplated suicide after reaching her breaking point.
“Look, I was really ashamed to have to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry especially, because I know how much loss he’s suffered,” Meghan told Winfrey.
“But I knew that if I didn’t say that I would do it … and I just didn’t ― I just didn’t want to be alive anymore. And that was a very clear and real and frightening constant thought.”
This article first appeared in The Post and has been republished with permission.
The post You can become Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s neighbour — for $29.4 million appeared first on realestate.com.au.