Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just welcomed some new royal neighbors to Kensington Palace in London. Princess Eugenie and her fiancé Jack Brooksbank recently moved into the compound's Ivy Cottage, only a short walk away from Prince William and Kate Middleton's home in Apartment 1A.
Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter announced her engagement to the wine merchant back in January and they plan to wed on October 12, 2018, just a few months after her cousin and his American fiancée.
The couple started living in the three-bedroom pad — their first home together — in April, reports. Princess Eugenie previously lived in St. James's Palace with her sister Princess Beatrice, but announced her plans to move . Renovations and repairs held up the switch, but now the palace compound is positively full of young royals.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge occupy one of the larger spaces. Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon originally renovated Apartment 1A's 20 rooms in the '60s, but the current residents took on another refurbishment in 2011. They added new heating and electric, plus a for their brood of three.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle currently live in Nottingham Cottage, a , two-bedroom abode where the royal proposed last fall. They're also expected to move to another bigger spot within the complex after they wedding. While Prince Charles and Princess Diana's former home in Apartments 8 and 9 , Apartment 1 is apparently open, reports.
Luckily they'll remain close to their tight-knit family. Meghan and Eugenie have already bonded "over a shared love of art, dogs, and late-night macaroni suppers,", .
The crew of newlyweds joins some older royal relatives as well. The Duke and Duchess of Kent, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent also live in the extensive complex.