The wedding of the year is fast approaching, but after the celebrations are over, where will the royal couple live?

Prince Harry and fiance Meghan Markle, currently live in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace, but what if the two-bedroom bolt-hole becomes too much of a squeeze for them when they take their first steps as newlyweds?

There's precedence for this. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Wills and Kate, previously used the cottage as their London base, but when they married they were given the 10-bedroom, Grade II-listed Anmer Hall in Norfolk as a present from the Queen.

When not in Norfolk, the couple and their - now three - children live at Kensington Palace in Apartment 1A, which, far from the pokey studio flat it sounds like, is actually a 20-room home.

So if Harry and Meghan do decide to upsize - or granny is looking for another wedding gift - we've found five properties for the royal couple that could be perfect for them to set-up home in following their honeymoon.

Near Sandringham

Six-bedroom detached house in Sedgeford, Hunstanton, for £1,550,000

With the Royal Family growing rapidly, space at Sandringham - the Queen's country retreat - is reportedly becoming more cramped every Christmas.

But this elegant Grade II-listed vicarage could offer the perfect solution should Harry and Meghan want to be close to William and Kate when they are at Anmer Hall or just fancy a bit more space over the festive season.

Built in 1840 in the gothic revival style, this former Vicarage is situated in wooded grounds of 1.44 acres with stunning formal gardens and an ornamental pond.

Available via Sowerbys 

Around the corner from Kensington Palace

Nine-bedroom property in Kensington, London, for £12,750,000

With the much of the royal family living just around the corner at Kensington Palace, this magnificent home in the heart of the prestigious Phillimore Estate would be ideal.

The house offers vast reception space on both the ground and first floors, together with a beautiful landscaped garden. With Holland Park and Kensington High Street on the doorstep, it’s no surprise that it comes with a royally expensive price-tag of £12.75m.

Available via Chestertons 

Close to the Cornish surf

Three-bedroom detached house in Harlyn Bay, Padstow, Cornwall, for £895,000

Both Princes have reportedly been fans of this area in the South West for many years. This contemporary property could make for a fuss-free holiday home for when Harry and Meghan need a break from royal life.

It contains an impressive oak staircase, underfloor heating and wood burning stove. Harlyn Bay also boasts a beautiful golden beach sheltered by Trevose Head with its dramatic cliffs and romantic coastal walks.

Available via Cole Rayment & White 

A few miles from Highgrove

11-bedroom detached house in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, for £2,800,000

The gardens of Abbey house could rival the grounds at Highgrove, where the Prince spent much of his childhood.

It sits just five miles from Highgrove and has been awarded a Grade I listing thanks to its many spectacular period features.

Beautifully crafted stonework, mullion windows, ornate fireplaces, solid wood Tudor doors, oak staircases and finely detailed wood panelling can all be found throughout the home.

Available via Hamptons International

Balmoral’s mini-me

Six-bedroom detached house in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, for £720,000

Should the couple want a home that has the beauty of a castle in the highlands, but not the associated maintenance, this house would be perfect.

Situated down the road from the Balmoral Estate, this six-bedroom home has been comprehensively refurbished throughout by the current owners. It even has an annexe, which is ideal for visiting family members or staff.

Available via The Estate Agency Company 

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