Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are ‘Considering Moving’ to Malibu

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are “contemplating transferring” to Malibu three years after settling down in California, a supply completely tells Us Weekly.

Meghan, 41, and Harry, 38, at present reside in Montecito with youngsters Archie, 4, and Lilibet, 2. “They love their life there,” the insider tells Us. “However it feels a bit distant and faraway from the town.”

The duchess grew up on the West Coast and visited Malibu “typically,” the supply says. “She loves being by the seaside, which is why she and Harry determined to maneuver to Montecito.”

Whereas “nothing has been determined but” about making a everlasting transfer to the oceanfront metropolis, the insider says the likelihood is “positively on their radar.”

A second supply tells Us that Harry and Meghan “fell in love with the world” after staying in a good friend’s rental residence over the previous two summers and have been “casually home looking there.”

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The Sussexes moved to Los Angeles after saying in January 2020 that they deliberate to step down from their senior roles inside the royal household. Harry and Meghan initially stayed in Tyler Perry‘s residence — which was saved secret from the remainder of the royals.

“Nobody knew we had been there,” Harry confessed within the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan, which debuted in December 2022. “We had been there for six weeks and nobody knew. My household nonetheless thought I used to be in Canada.”

Upon their royal exit, Meghan and Harry had been left with out the identical stage of safety they’d within the U.Ok. Perry, 53, mentioned he “instantly empathized” with what the pair had been going by — notably Meghan.

“I might hear the concern. It was palpable. I imply, I might hear it,” Perry recalled within the docuseries of a telephone name with Meghan earlier than the couple’s exit. “So, I requested her, what was she afraid of? And she or he took a deep breath and he or she began itemizing the issues. And I mentioned to her, ‘Each one in every of your fears are legitimate.’”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are 'Casually House Hunting' in Malibu, 'Considering Moving'

After they left Perry’s mansion — which Harry referred to within the doc as “simply bliss” — the twosome put down roots in Montecito. The enclave boasts Ellen DeGeneres, Rob Lowe, Jennifer Aniston and extra as residents.

“Meghan visited Montecito in her teenagers and fell in love with the picturesque surroundings and beautiful structure,” a supply completely advised Us in August 2020. “Transferring there was all the time an possibility, however to start with, she and Harry needed to offer Los Angeles a shot. Sadly, Harry completely hated it — the timing was so improper amid the [coronavirus] pandemic and so they lacked privateness.”

Montecito is “simply over an hour’s drive from L.A.,” which felt like an “added bonus” for the couple, the insider mentioned.

As they eye a brand new residence in California, Harry and Meghan have bid farewell to their previous U.Ok. residence. Final month, palace officers confirmed that the pair moved out of Frogmore Cottage after extensively renovating the property in 2019. King Charles III requested that his son and daughter-in-law vacate the premises following the discharge of Harry’s e book, Spare, earlier this yr.