Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are shackin' up in Malibu!

X17online can report, exclusively, that the formerly and possibly currently engaged couple have bought neighboring properties in the Malibu hills so they can spend more time together and escape the spotlight that was focused on them when the couple were staying at Miley's Sherman Oaks home.

The properties connect to the beach via an underground passage below the Pacific Coast Highway. Liam, an avid surfer, uses the tunnel to get to the beach unnoticed. The couple's properties are also connected through a hidden path so they can visit each other without being seen in their cars.

Miley, 23, has been seen wearing the Neil Lane engagement ring Liam, 25, gave to her when they were previously engaged. They called off their wedding in late 2013. With that ring back on her finger, their neighboring homes in Malibu and reports the two reconnected over the holidays when Miley visited Liam in his hometown of Sydney, it looks like the pair are back on track to get married. We just hope Miley's Taylor Swift-style realestalker ways don't scare off Liam!