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Prince Harry gives a glimpse inside his California mansion via video call with award winners after William exits event




Prince Harry offered a peek into his Montecito, Calif., mansion Thursday night while chatting with the recipients of the Diana Legacy Award.

The video conversation occurred after the Duke of Sussex’s estranged brother, Prince William, exited the event, which the Prince of Wales had attended in person in London.

Harry dialed in from a cozy, expansive room that included a stone fireplace, stacks of books, a row of cowboy hats hung on a wall and a wood-paneled ceiling.

Prince Harry speaks on videocall.
Prince Harry spoke via video to recipients of the Diana Legacy Award. via REUTERS
Prince Harry speaking to winners of the Diana Legacy Awards via video.
A row of cowboy hats could be seen on the wall behind Harry in his home. Diana Legacy Awards

“I’m sorry I am not there,” the “Spare” author lamented. “I wish I could be there with you guys.”

Harry went on to thank the recipients for “inspiring so many others” and “protecting my mother’s legacy” with their humanitarian work, referring to the late Princess Diana.

“Enjoy the rest of your evening, if that’s what you plan to do,” he added. “Don’t get into too much trouble if you’re continuing to go on.”

The prince opted out of attending the event in his native England weeks after losing a bid for taxpayer-funded UK security protection for his family.

Prince Harry speaks on videocall.
The Duke of Sussex told the winners he wished he could have been there in person. Diana Legacy Awards
Prince Harry jokes with award winners at Diana Legacy Awards after William leaves
He also jokingly warned the group “not to get into too much trouble” if they had plans to celebrate. Diana Legacy Awards

William, meanwhile, helped hand out 20 awards earlier Thursday at the Science Museum in London.

“This evening’s Legacy Award is particularly special as it marks the 25th anniversary year of the Diana Award, a charity set up to reflect my mother’s belief that young people can change the world,” he said in his opening remarks.

“I know that she would have been honored to see a charity in her name doing such inspirational work to uplift young people from all corners of the globe. She taught me that everyone has the potential to give something back; that everyone in need deserves a supporting hand in life.

“That legacy is something that both Catherine and I have sought to focus on through our work, as have the 50,000 young people who have received a Diana Award over the past 25 years,” William, 41, added, referring to his wife, Kate Middleton, who has remained out of the public eye since undergoing abdominal surgery in January.

Prince William delivers a speech as he attends the Diana Legacy Awards
Harry’s estranged brother, Prince William, attended the gala in person in London. via REUTERS
Prince William, next to Diana Award Chief Executive Tessy Ojo, shakes hands as he attends the Diana Legacy Awards.
The Prince of Wales left the event before Harry spoke to the winners virtually. via REUTERS

This is not the first time royal fans have caught a glimpse inside Harry and his wife Meghan Markle’s luxurious $14 million home in her native California.

The former “Suits” star, 42, shared a peek into the couple’s. home office while announcing her 40×40 initiative in a 2021 promotional video.

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Viewers also saw many images of their home and garden in their Netflix series, “Harry & Meghan.”

The couple moved into the estate in 2020, months after resigning from their duties as senior royals.

Prince Harry in his home office.
The video call was just the latest glimpse into Harry and Meghan Markle’s California home. Netflix
Harry and Meghan in their home.
The luxurious abode features nine bedrooms. Netflix

The 18,000-square-foot home, where they are raising their two children, Prince Archie, 4, and Princess Lilibet, 2, has a whopping nine bedrooms and 16 bathrooms.

It also boasts a swimming pool, Tennis court, tea house, rose garden, olive trees, a guesthouse and a children’s cottage.

And let’s not forget the chicken coop that was featured in the duo’s 2021 Oprah Winfrey interview.

Harry and Meghan's Monecito gardens.
It also has olive trees and a chicken coop. Netflix
Meghan Markle and her two children.
The couple moved into the home after resigning from their royal duties in 2020. Netflix

Thursday was a busy day for the Sussexes, as Markle also launched her new lifestyle brand, American Rivera Orchard.

A promotional video featured the former actress puttering around in what appeared to be their kitchen.

A trademark application obtained by Page Six Style reveals that the brand intends to hawk a wide range of home goods, including edible treats like jellies, jams and spreads, as well as tableware staples such as drinkware, table linens and cutlery.