PUBLISHED: 02:45, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 02:45, Mon, Sep 7, 2020
Prince Harry is reportedly eyeing up the same beach house Princess Diana escaped to when she was deciding if she wanted to join the Royal Family. Before Prince Charles announced his engagement to the princess, she secretly travelled to Australia to make her decision.
The royal expert Judy Wade said Princess Diana stayed at her mum Frances Shand Kydd's Mollymook beach house.
She spent her time there over the new year swimming, surfing and soul-searching alone in secret.
Writing in her book Diana: The Intimate Portrait, Ms Wade said: “Frances rented a beach house tucked away among tall gum trees overlooking the beach.”
The royal expert described the house as a “modern, dark-stained timber beach house.”
Prince Harry is reportedly eyeing up the same beach house Princess Diana escaped to (Image: getty)
Princess Diana stayed at her mum Frances Shand Kydd's Mollymook beach house in Australia (Image: getty)
She said the property was “situated at the end of a winding dirt track, which made it invisible from the road.”
Ms Wade wrote about how Princess Diana’s mum would “enjoy a cool drink on the wooden, elevated deck facing the sea” with her daughter as the pair “discussed the enormity of Prince Charles’ proposal and the impact on all their lives.”
A source said Prince Harry is now interested in finding an Australian beach house to turn it into his very own secret spot.
They said the Duchess of Sussex was “shocked” Prince Harry was interested in buying the beach hideout.
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Prince Harry has plans to buy an Australian beach house, according to a royal source (Image: getty)