Category: Real Estate Trends

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  • <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/03e1eb10-f7ed-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-nightmare.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Nightmare on Elm Street&quot;]</p> <p>Some of the most iconic houses in the world are familiar facades from movies and televisions. Sometimes they&#39;re just a set built for a production, but in many cases, those famous movie houses and television digs actually exist.</p> <p>Some of these famed homes, like the house from <em>A Christmas Story</em> can be rented out. Others are single-family homes owned and occupied by regular people &mdash; and some of them have to pull the blinds tight when tourism season starts.</p> <p>These 15 famous houses from movies and TV shows are some of the most iconic of all time. Just don&#39;t be the one who knocks on the <em>Breaking Bad</em> house&#39;s door. They don&#39;t take kindly to strangers.</p> <p>Scroll on for famous Hollywood homes or jump to specific houses using the links below!</p> <p><strong>πŸŽ₯ Jump to these famous movie houses:</strong></p> <ul> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Cheaper by the Dozen</em> mansion&quot; id=&quot;cheaper-by-the-dozen-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Home Alone</em> house&quot; id=&quot;home-alone-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>The Big Chill</em> plantation&quot; id=&quot;big-chill-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>A Christmas Story</em> house&quot; id=&quot;christmas-story-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Gone With the Wind</em> mansion&quot; id=&quot;&quot;gone-with-the-wind-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Scream</em> party house&quot; id=&quot;scream-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Twilight</em> house&quot; id=&quot;twilight-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Groundhog Day</em> bed and breakfast&quot; id=&quot;groundhog-day-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>A Nightmare on Elm Street</em> Dutch Colonial&quot; id=&quot;a-nightmare-on-elm-street-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>The Silence of the Lambs</em> house&quot; id=&quot;silence-of-the-lambs-house&quot;]</li> </ul> <p><strong>πŸ“Ί Jump to these famous TV houses:</strong></p> <ul> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>The Brady Bunch</em> house&quot; id=&quot;brady-bunch-house&quot;]</li> <li>[]jump-link text=&quot;<em>Stranger Things&nbsp;</em>house&quot; id=&quot;stranger-things-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;The<em>&nbsp;Full House</em> Victorian&quot; id=&quot;full-house-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>Breaking Bad</em> house&quot; id=&quot;breaking-bad-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>The Fresh Prince of Bel Air</em> mansion&quot; id=&quot;fresh-prince-of-bel-air-house&quot;]</li> <li>[jump-link text=&quot;<em>American Horror Story: Coven</em> witch academy&quot; id=&quot;american-horror-story-house&quot;]</li> </ul> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;<em>Cheaper by the Dozen</em> House&quot; id=&quot;cheaper-by-the-dozen-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/d14a3ee0-f7e8-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-cheaper-by-the-dozen.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Cheaper By the Dozen&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>357 Lorraine Blv, Los Angeles, California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.remax.com/ca/los-angeles/home-details/357-lorraine-blvd-los-angeles-ca-90020/9460977412267765565?gallery=true" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">RE/MAX</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The home from Steve Martin&#39;s 2003 hit comedy <em>Cheaper by the Dozen</em> looks a bit different these days. Notably, the home is no longer white, and the pool is now filled with blood (or perhaps just dyed water). That&#39;s due to the home&#39;s current owner, &quot;LA Ink&quot; star and tattoo artist Kat Von D., who gave the home a makeover after purchasing it for $6.5 million in 2016.</p> <p>The three-story Victorian was built in the 1890s and boasts 11 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, 7 fireplaces and 12,565 square feet of rock star-esque living.</p> <p>Originally, the home was listed for sale at $15 million in January 2022 but dropped in price to $12.5 million just a few months later. Unique properties like this mansion can take quite a bit longer to sell than other homes &mdash; but if you have a traditional home and it&#39;s taking months to sell, there&#39;s something wrong with your marketing strategy.</p> <p>If you find yourself in a situation where you just can&#39;t seem to find interested buyers, Clever Real Estate can help. Clever is a discount brokerage that connects you to top-performing, local real estate agents who can help sell your house for just 1%. That&#39;s a fraction of the 2.5&ndash;3% fee traditional agents charge. In Kat Von D.&#39;s case, she could save $250,000 using a 1% agent compared to one who charges 3%.</p> <p>You don&#39;t need a multi-million dollar property to save money with Clever &mdash; in fact, the average Clever seller saves $9,000! And if you&#39;re a home buyer, Clever can get you 0.5% cash back at closing in 42 states, just for using a Clever agent.</p> <p>&lt;a href=&quot;https://go.homebay.com/homebay-clever-flat-fee/&quot; rel=&quot;nofollow&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;πŸ’° Sell your house with Clever, save thousands. Find out more today! πŸ’°&lt;/a&gt;</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h3&quot; Text=&quot;<em>The Home Alone</em> House&quot; id=&quot;home-alone-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/ec609a30-f7e8-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-home-alone.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Home Alone&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>671 Lincoln Ave, Winnetka, IL <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/il/winnetka/671-lincoln-avenue/pid_23767046/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Coldwell Banker Realty</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The McCallister house from <em>Home Alone</em> is one of the most iconic movie houses of all time. Although most of the interior shots were done on a soundstage &mdash; they didn&#39;t actually light Marv&#39;s head on fire in the kitchen &mdash; all of the exterior shots were completed on location.</p> <p>The <em>Home Alone</em> house is <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/12/03/home-alone-house-chicago/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">still a tourist attraction</a>, although visitors aren&#39;t welcome to run up (or tumble down) the main steps. The house sold in 2011 for $1.585 million and its current residents have installed video cameras and a wrought iron fence.</p> <p>The 1921-built Georgian has six bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and measured 4,243 square feet. Sadly, there&#39;s no treehouse in the back &mdash; that was taken down after filming.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h3&quot; Text=&quot;<em>The Brady Bunch</em> House&quot; id=&quot;brady-bunch-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/2f3b7870-f7e9-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-brady-bunch-copy.png&quot; alt=&quot;Brady Bunch&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>11222 Dilling Street, Studio City, California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/11222-Dilling-St_North-Hollywood_CA_91602_M10562-05393" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Realtor.com</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p><em>The Brady Bunch</em> house hit the market in July 2018 for $1.8 million and was purchased by HGTV for $3.5 million just one month later. The network created a seven-episode TV show about renovating up the 1959 split-level ranch called <em>A Very Brady Renovation</em>.</p> <p>The home used in the original show was just for the exterior shot, but HGTV completely gutted and redesigned the home to reproduce the fictional Brady home, <a href="https://www.hgtv.com/shows/a-very-brady-renovation/articles/take-a-3d-tour-of-the-completely-restored-brady-brunch-house" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">right down to pictures on the wall</a>.</p> <p>We&#39;re not sure what&#39;s going on with the house now. HGTV still owns it, but it&#39;s not available for rent. You can pop on over and take a picture of the outside but tours aren&#39;t scheduled.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h3&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>Stranger Things</em> House&quot; id=&quot;stranger-things-house&quot;]</p> <p><img src="https://cdn.cosmicjs.com/59da1d60-3a98-11ed-adfd-ddb1795c6ac6-strangerthings1.JPG" style="width: 300px;" class="fr-fic fr-dib"></p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table style="width: 100%;"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 100.0000%;"><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>149 Coastline Rd, Fayetteville, Georgia <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 100.0000%;">Photo:<a href="https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/149-Coastline-Rd-Fayetteville-GA-30214/52272588_zpid/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">&nbsp;<em>Zillow</em></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h3&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>Full House</em> House&quot; id=&quot;full-house-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/6b5388c0-f7e9-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-full-house-house.jpg&quot; alt=&quot;Full House house&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>1709 Broderick St., San Francisco,California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ForTheLoveOfOldHouses/posts/2440524786213560" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">For the Love of Old Houses</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Everywhere you look, there&#39;s a tourist on these steps if you&#39;re the homeowner.&nbsp;</p> <p>This 1883-built Victorian from the <em>Full House</em> TV show is one of the most famous TV show houses of all time, and it&#39;s pretty pricey to boot. The home that housed the Tanner family (or more precisely, was only used for the exterior shots) last sold for $5.35 million in 2020 by <em>Full House</em> creator Jeff Franklin. Franklin had wanted to make the outside look just like it did on television, but the neighbors shot that dream down.</p> <p>The iconic house popped up on Zillow as a for sale by owner (FSBO) listing in May 2022 for the ludicrous price of $37 million. While we initially thought this was the work of a way-too-hopeful FSBO seller, it turned out that someone had <a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/full-house-for-sale-on-zillow/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">hijacked the Zillow listing</a> and plugged their own number into the listing description. Zillow removed the listing after a few days.</p> <p><strong>&raquo;Read More</strong>: <a href="https://homebay.com/tips/how-to-optimize-your-zillow-for-sale-by-owner-listing/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">What You Should Know Before Listing FSBO on Zillow</a></p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h3&quot; Text=&quot;<em>The Big Chill House</em>&quot; id=&quot;big-chill-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/6631e7b0-f7e9-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-big-chill.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Big Chill&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>1 Laurens Street, Beaufort, South Carolina <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.weichertcp.com/real-estate/1-laurens-street-beaufort-sc-29902/149027/32913032" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Weichert Coastal Properties</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>In real life, <em>The Big Chill</em> house is Tidalholm mansion, a stunning 1853 antebellum Southern mansion. It&#39;s over 7,000 square feet with 7 bathrooms and 7 bedrooms and a waterfront view &mdash; but it sold for just 1.76 million in 2017.</p> <p>That&#39;s because <em>The Big Chill</em> house spent some time in foreclosure and was in disrepair when the home was auctioned off. 1979&#39;s <em>The Great Santini</em> also filmed here, but most people remember it for the 1983 dramedy classic.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;<em>A Christmas Story House</em>&quot; id=&quot;christmas-story-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/94b91180-f7e9-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-christmas-story.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Christmas Story&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, Ohio <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">A Christmas Story House and Museum</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>You&#39;ll shoot your eye out! The famous house from the classic 1983 holiday comedy <em>A Christmas Story</em> can be seen, toured, and lived in (for a night or two). The home it&#39;s been completely renovated to look just like Ralphie&#39;s childhood home in <em>A Christmas Story</em>, right down to the leg lamp in the window.</p> <p>The current owners purchased the home in 2004 on eBay for just $150,000, and then spent another $240,000 gutting and renovating the home to look like it did in the movie. Across the street is A Christmas Story Museum.</p> <p>If you can&#39;t wait to see the house in person, <a href="https://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/liveshot/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">there&#39;s a 24/7 live feed</a> to drink your Ovaltine to.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>Gone With the Wind</em> House&quot; id=&quot;gone-with-the-wind-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/a7fb6080-f7ea-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-the-twelve-oaks-bed-breakfast.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Gone With the Wind&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>2176 Monticello St SW, Covington, Georgia <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g34870-d3704524-Reviews-The_Twelve_Oaks_Bed_Breakfast-Covington_Georgia.html" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">TripAdvisor</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The house that inspired <em>Gone With the Wind</em> novelist Margaret Mitchell now operates as a bed and breakfast.</p> <p>Way back in the day, Mitchell noticed the 1836-built plantation and sent a note to the upcoming film&#39;s producers to use the mansion as a model for Ashley Wike&#39;s southern digs.</p> <p>The home used in <em>Gone With the Wind</em> was a set piece constructed on a soundstage. But the real house itself is just as grand. It&#39;s known as Twelve Oaks, and you can stay in any of its several themed rooms. One room is named after the Salvatore brothers from <em>The Vampire Diaries</em> TV show, as the plantation was used as the Lockwood Mansion.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The<em>&nbsp;Breaking Bad</em> House&quot; id=&quot;breaking-bad-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/43fd4610-f7eb-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-breaking-bad.png&quot; alt=&quot;Breaking Bad&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>3828 Piermont Drive, Albuquerque NM <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/place/3828+Piermont+Dr+NE,+Albuquerque,+NM+87111/@35.126114,-106.536564,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1sAF1QipMiM4BNPpEoa48dbFiDjAm8-UDI7dApi70eR8XD!2e10!3e12!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipMiM4BNPpEoa48dbFiDjAm8-UDI7dApi70eR8XD%3Dw203-h152-k-no!7i4032!8i3024!4m5!3m4!1s0x87227557938908eb:0x723dd3cf63dbb051!8m2!3d35.1261381!4d-106.536541" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Google Maps</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The White family&#39;s home is located at 308 Negra Arroyo Lane in <em>Breaking Bad</em>, but the exterior shots were filmed at this home on Piermont Drive in Albuquerque.</p> <p>Unfortunately, obsessed <em>Breaking Bad</em> fans have not been kind to the property owner, who had to install a six-foot tall iron fence around the front lawn and place road cones on the street. Reportedly, some fans would chuck pizza on the roof and steal rocks. Reviews <a href="https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60933-d14801818-Reviews-Walter_White_s_House-Albuquerque_New_Mexico.html#REVIEWS" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">on TripAdvisor</a> report the current owner yells at anyone who comes by for a picture, even if they&#39;re parked across the street.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The Fresh Prince of Bel Air House&quot;&gt; id=&quot;fresh-prince-of-bel-air-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/9161be40-f7eb-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-bel-air-copy.png&quot; alt=&quot;Fresh Prince&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>251 N Bristol Ave, Los Angeles, California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/44999445?source_impression_id=p3_1600128426_AZiR%2BZpi1rb169Md" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Airbnb</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The Fresh Prince of Bel Air house is privately owned and hasn&#39;t been on the market since 1978 (where it was last sold for just $723,000!). But the owners allowed Will Smith to Airbnb their manse for the 30th anniversary of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, and a few lucky guests were able to stay at Uncle Phil&#39;s digs for just $30.</p> <p>According to property records, the mansion is 6,438 square feet and has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Nearby properties sell for $6 -$10 million.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;<em>Scream&nbsp;</em>House&quot; id=&quot;scream-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/b894d6a0-f7eb-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-scream-copy.png&quot; alt=&quot;Scream house&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>3871 Tomales Petaluma Rd, Tomales, California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/51750061/photos?source_impression_id=p3_1633008096_Q3DJ1vxL8BLraRsm" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Airbnb</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Do you like scary movies? The &quot;Scream&quot; house is one of the most famous movie houses in horror history &mdash; and sometimes you can visit it.</p> <p>Set on a sprawling 300-acre lot in the hills of west California is Macher&#39;s house where the bloody third act of <em>Scream</em> takes place. The mansion is known as <a href="https://www.springhillestate.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Spring Hill Estate</a>and mainly functions as a wedding venue, although the owners have thrown <em>Scream</em>-themed parties in the past.</p> <p>For the 2022 sequel and the original film&#39;s 25th anniversary, Spring Hill Estate will once again become the <em>Scream</em> house for a few nights <a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/51750061?source_impression_id=p3_1633008096_Q3DJ1vxL8BLraRsm" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">as an Airbnb</a>.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>Twilight</em> House&quot; id=&quot;twilight-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/2623ddb0-f7ec-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-twilight.png&quot; alt=&quot;Twilight&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>3333 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://skylabarchitecture.com/work/hoke-house/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Skylab Architecture</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>In real life, Edward Cullen&#39;s house in <em>Twilight</em> is actually owned by Nike chief design officer John Hoke. Built by Skylab Architecture in 2001, Hoke and his wife purchased the modern property in 2007 for $2.5 million. Not long after they moved in, a filming scout spotted the 4,900 square-foot property and asked if they&#39;d be interested in letting their abode become the Cullen house.</p> <p>The home is located on a dead-end street and it&#39;s a private residence, so <em>Twilight</em> fans are not encouraged to stop by.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;<em>Groundhog Day</em> House&quot; id=&quot;groundhog-day-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/7129cc70-f7ec-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-groundhog-day-copy.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Groundhog Day&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>344 Fremont St, Woodstock, Illinois <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Groundhogdayhouse" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Cherry Tree Inn Bed and Breakfast</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>The <em>Groundhog Day</em> Victorian where Bill Murray wakes up over and over and over (and over!) again is now a bed and breakfast, just like it was in the movie.</p> <p>Head on over to the <a href="https://cherrytreeinnbnb.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Cherry Tree In Bed and Breakfast</a> and take a walk around Woodstock, Illinois (where filming actually took place, and not Punxsutawney, Philadelphia). Just don&#39;t drive on the railroad tracks.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>American Horror Story: Coven</em> House&quot; id=&quot;american-horror-story-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/dab76f80-f7ec-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-ahs-copy.png&quot; alt=&quot;American Horror Story&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>1410 Jackson Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://americanhorrorstory.fandom.com/wiki/Miss_Robichaux%27s_Academy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Fandom</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Miss Robicheaux&#39;s witch academy from <em>American Horror Story: Coven</em> is an absolutely gorgeous, 20,000 square-foot New Orleans mansion built in 1856.</p> <p>Known as Buckner Mansion, the house is located in the famed Garden District of the city and features 48 columns on the outside and three ballrooms behind its stately doors. In 2016 it was available to rent for $4,000 per night, but nowadays would-be-witches will have to be content with a photograph from the sidewalk.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;The <em>A Nightmare on Elm Street</em> House&quot; id=&quot;a-nightmare-on-elm-street-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/03e1eb10-f7ed-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-nightmare.jpeg&quot; alt=&quot;Nightmare on Elm Street house&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>1428 N. Genesee Ave., Los Angeles, California <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://www.redfin.com/CA/Los-Angeles/1428-N-Genesee-Ave-90046/home/7116849" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Redfin</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Nancy&#39;s house from <em>A Nightmare on Elm Street</em> still looks just like it did in the movie, sans the iconic red door (that&#39;s nothing some red paint or blood can&#39;t fix!).</p> <p>The famous movie house&mdash; a 1919 Dutch Colonial with 3 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2,700 square feet &mdash; sold in early 2022 for $2.98 million. Agents put the home up for sale in October of 2021 and required all offers to be in by midnight, October 31. They also promoted the listing with a creative YouTube video <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIwPE-B_uU&ab_channel=Heather%26Learka" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">guest starring Freddy Krueger</a>.</p> <p>[Linked-Header type=&quot;h2&quot; Text=&quot;<em>The&nbsp;</em><em>Silence of the Lambs</em> House&quot; id=&quot;silence-of-the-lambs-house&quot;]</p> <p>[inline-image url=&quot;https://imgix.cosmicjs.com/568eed40-f7ed-11ec-8f84-3f01a4a22fe2-silence-of-the-lambs-copy.png&quot; alt=&quot;Silence of the Lambs house&quot;]</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;true&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; coldistribution=&quot;null&quot; colalignment=&quot;left&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ“ Location:&nbsp;</strong>8 Circle Street, Perryopolis, Pennsylvania <br> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><em>Photo: <a href="https://buffalobillshouse.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Buffalo Bill&#39;s House</a></em> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>It puts it on the market, or it gets the hose again. Buffalo Bill&#39;s house from <em>The Silence of the Lambs</em> originally had a rough time selling when it first went up for sale for $300,000 in August 2015, languishing on the market until July 2016 when it finally sold for $195,000.</p> <p>The home changed hands again in January 2021 where it sold for $290,000. The current owner had a whole new idea for the famous movie home &mdash; a creepy (but cozy!) horror-themed <a href="https://buffalobillshouse.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">destination and overnight rental</a>.</p> <p>The house features a life-sized replica of Hannibal Lecter and a recreation of Buffalo Bill&#39;s basement dungeon (moisturizing hole not included).</p> <p><em>The&nbsp;</em><em>Silence of the Lambs</em> house was a unique sale (train tracks are practically in the backyard), and it took some time to find the right buyer. If you&#39;re selling your home and need expert help, don&#39;t go it alone &mdash; get an agent in your corner.</p> <p>Clever real estate will pair you with top-performing local agents who can help sell your home for just a 1% fee. You&#39;ll get the full service, white glove treatment of a traditional seller&#39;s agent at a fraction of the price. And if you&#39;re buying a home, Clever offers a 0.5% cash back rebate in 41 states, just for using a Clever agent!</p> <p>Clever is free to try and there are no upfront costs. If you don&#39;t find an agent you love, there&#39;s no obligation to continue.</p> <p>[table topborder=&quot;false&quot; footer=&quot;false&quot; bottomborder=&quot;false&quot; collapse=&quot;false&quot; colalignment=&quot;center&quot;]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>πŸ‘‹ Need a great agent?</strong> <br>If you&#39;re weighing your options for buying or selling a house, Clever can help! With our friends at Clever:&emsp; <br>βœ… You&#39;ll only pay $3,000 or 1% to list your home&emsp; <br>βœ… In eligible states, you&#39;ll get 0.5% cash back when you buy a home&emsp; <br>βœ… You&#39;ll work with a full-service realtor from a top broker, like RE/MAX or Keller Williams&emsp; <br> <br><a href="https://go.homebay.com/homebay-clever-flat-fee/" rel="nofollow">Saving on realtor fees doesn&#39;t have to mean sacrificing service. Find a top local agent today!</a> <br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <h2>Recommended Reading</h2> <p>[Related urls=&quot;https://homebay.com/questions-ask-when-buying-house/,https://homebay.com/home-buyer-rebate/,https://homebay.com/buy-house-with-600-credit-score&quot;]</p> <h2>FAQs</h2> <h3>Are real houses used in movies?</h3> <p>Yes! Many famous houses from TV shows and movies are real places. Often only the exterior is used for establishing shots, although some productions feature the entire property, like the &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#scream-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;&quot;Scream&quot;&lt;/a&gt; house or &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#twilight-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;Edward Cullen&#39;s house from &quot;Twilight.&quot;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;Check out these iconic houses from movies and TV shows!&lt;/a&gt;</p> <h3>Are there any famous movie houses you can rent on Airbnb?</h3> <p>Some famous houses you can rent include &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#silence-of-the-lambs-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;Buffalo Bill&#39;s house from &quot;The Silence of the Lambs,&quot;&lt;/a&gt; the &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#christmas-story-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;house from &quot;A Christmas Story&quot;&lt;/a&gt; and sometimes the &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#scream-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;&quot;Scream&quot; house&lt;/a&gt;. &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;Check out those and more houses used in movies and TV shows!&lt;/a&gt;</p> <h3>What are the most famous movie houses?</h3> <p>The houses from &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#home-alone-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;&quot;Home Alone,&quot;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#gone-with-the-wind-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;&quot;Gone With the Wind&quot;&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies/#christmas-story-house&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;&quot;A Christmas Story&quot;&lt;/a&gt; are three of the most famous houses from the world of film. &lt;a hrefs=&quot;https://homebay.com/houses-from-movies&quot; style=&quot;color:blue&quot;&gt;See more famous homes from movies and television!&lt;/a&gt;</p>

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