Watched by greater than two billion folks worldwide, Duchess Meghan (née Markle) and Prince Harry’s May 19 wedding was the occasion of a lifetime. Or, as is commonly the case with royals, the occasion of the week. Three days later, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared at their first official event. Then, that they had plans to whisk themselves away on their honeymoon, a royal insider says within the new concern of Us Weekly. The palace stored the situation prime secret, however “one thing is for sure,” says the insider, “both want to be somewhere hot and sunny for two weeks. They want a good mix of sea and sun.”
There’s one thing else Meghan, 36, and Harry, 33, each need: a household of their very own. They’ve publicly commented on their plans to have a child earlier than. But sources near the couple share with Us that since their wedding ceremony, that want has solely grown. Now, “having children is definitely a priority,” says a supply near Meghan. “She and Harry want to start a family right away — and she’ll start trying as soon as she can.”
The royal insider seconds the duo’s enthusiasm. “They both can’t wait to start a family,” says the insider. But in addition they warning that timing is all-important with royals: “Harry and Meghan won’t rush into anything. They have a lot on their plate right now. But they both think that when the moment feels right, that will be the time to go for it. They’ll make fantastic parents.”
Whenever child Sussex arrives, the wee one will definitely have a luxe place to put his or her royal head. Since the previous Suits star moved to London, she and Harry have been sharing Nottingham Cottage, a.okay.a. “Nott Cott.” But their cozy love nest is merely a starter residence. “It’s perfect for right now, but not for the future, especially when they start a family,” shares the insider. “I can’t see them there beyond next summer.”
In the meantime, the duo have signed a two-year lease on a $5.four million home inside the Great Tew Estate within the Cotswolds, a 90-minute drive exterior London. “Renting in the Cotswolds was something they’d discussed before the engagement,” says the insider. “They loved the idea of having a bolt-hole to escape to when London gets too much.”
The residence — on the identical verdant, four,000-acre grounds as David and Victoria Beckham’s nation getaway — can even function a touchdown base for Meghan’s company, provides the insider: “She has so many friends overseas, it’ll be nice to properly host them where they can have privacy.”
And, in fact, it could be an ideal place to start elevating a bundle a pleasure. Though dedicated philanthropist Meghan is thrilled to start championing the causes she helps, she’s additionally able to have all of it, elevating a household on the identical time. Her mom, Doria Ragland, undoubtedly helps that plan. As one other confidant shares, “Doria is expecting to be a grandmother by this time next year. She’s very excited for Meghan to become a mother.”
For extra on Harry and Meghan’s life plans — together with Meghan’s recommendation from the queen — choose up the brand new concern of Us Weekly, on stands now.