London pad for Diaz

Cameron Diaz has bought a house in London.

Cameron Diaz has bought a house in London.

The 38-year-old actress – who recently split from baseball star Alex Rodriguez – plans to divide her time between the US and the property in Belsize Park, which is located in the north of the UK capital, and has already surprised her neighbours with her down-to-earth attitude.

A source told The Sun newspaper: “Cameron has been out and about a few times since moving in.

“She’s been going to Starbucks a fair bit to get coffee. She’s been walking down the road without a care in the world while blokes have been literally falling over themselves as she strides past. It’s so funny to watch.”

The ‘Bad Teacher’ actress’ new property is close to those of her friends Gwyneth Paltrow, Stella McCartney and Jude Law and she may also get chance to spend time with her new pal Prince Harry when in the city.

The pair struck up a friendship when training in the same gym earlier this year when Cameron was in the UK filming ‘Gambit’.

A source said at the time: "Producers secured her membership at the ultra discreet, £3,500-a-year gym - totally unaware Prince Harry was also a member.

"Since first spotting one another and saying hello, they have coincided visits on two further occasions.

"During the second one, they were pounding along on adjacent treadmills and Harry cheekily nudged-up Cameron's speed dial, suggesting a race. Cameron agreed ... and won."

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