It’s not Buckingham Palace — heck, it’s not even on British royal grounds — but the California home that served as the stage for Netflix’s newly released “Harry & Meghan” docuseries still looks quite nice.
However, as reports this week made clear, the couple don’t reside in the on-screen home, which stands in star-studded Montecito — and which now asks $33.5 million for sale.
So, who owns it?
The property snoops at Dirt have identified the owner as a businessman named Mark Schulhof, who shelled out $14.6 million for the spread in 2013. Some five years earlier, the outlet adds, Quadriga Art — his direct mail company — was charged with pocketing north of $100 million in a fundraising scam that targeted disabled veterans. (In 2014, Quadriga Art reached a $25 million settlement with the New York State Attorney General.)
The home itself dates to 2006, with architecture by Don Nulty and J.F. Brennan, and interiors by Natasha Baradaran.
And Schulhof is looking to part ways with it for a princely sum. Perched on 2 acres, there’s a five-bedroom main house with 12,804 square feet — and a one-bedroom guest stay that tacks on another 800 square feet of living space.
It initially hit the market a year and a half ago — and is jointly marketed by Ryan Malmsten of Santa Barbara Brokers and Riskin Partners Group at Village Properties. Perks include both mountain and ocean views, and a grand living room with arched windows where Markle filmed her one-on-one interviews with the Pacific visible through them. There’s also a spacious dining room with a silver-leaf ceiling and, outside, several sculptures by the famed pop artist Robert Indiana — one of which is his popular “Love” design.
It all stands about 3 miles from where the couple and their two children live, which also appears in portions of the six-episode series. In it, Markle revealed that she suffered a miscarriage the morning after they moved in. They purchased that spread, an 18,000-square-foot behemoth, in 2020 for $14.65 million not long after quitting the royal family.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.