Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s new California home has plenty of space, including a “bright and airy” playroom for their 20-month-old son, Archie, an insider tells Closer Weekly. However, the royal couple aren’t going too over-the-top.
“Archie’s playroom [has] big windows, but it isn’t ostentatious like many celebrity playrooms,” the source explains. “Harry and Meghan want to keep Archie grounded.”
The Duke of Sussex, 36, and the former Suits actress, 39, are doing everything they can to “not spoil him too much,” but there’s no doubt Archie’s playroom is fit for a king. “There’s a pile of story and soft activity books, and a storage area for all of Archie’s toys and puzzles,” the source dishes.
This is because “Archie [is] already a bookworm,” the insider reveals. “Harry and Meghan spend hours reading to him, especially before going to bed. He’s an incredibly engaged child and eager to learn.”
Aside from reading, Archie — who was born in May 2019 — “loves being on FaceTime” with his family. “Archie is such a character. He’s full of energy and is a fast mover,” a previous source told Closer in late September. “Harry and Meghan can’t wait for him to make friends in the area.”
Because the duo’s new Santa Barbara home boasts a pool in their massive backyard, the proud parents have been “teaching Archie to swim,” the insider shared, noting they’ve been “spending a lot of time” outdoors with…