When it comes to movie and TV, some houses are universally recognized. It may have left you wondering how to get your house used for filming so that your own home can be part of that famous gallery. But what are the current most iconic TV and movie houses?
1. The Home Alone House
Do you remember the red-brick Georgian house from Home Alone? If you wanted to see it for yourself, you would have to head to 671 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka, Chicago, Illinois.
2. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air House
Unbelievably, you will not find the Fresh Prince house in Bel-Air. Instead, it is located at 251 N. Bristol Avenue, Brentwood, California.
3. The Full House Houses
The houses used in the intro shots of Full House are called “The Painted Ladies” and are located in Alamo Square in San Francisco. However, the actual house where the Tanner’s “lived” is located at 1709 Broderick Street, Alamo Square, San Francisco.
4. The Psycho House
The original house from the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock film is located on the backlot of Universal Studios.
5. The Brady Bunch House
The Brady Bunch house is located at 11222 Dilling Street, North Hollywood California.
6. The Downton Abbey Castle
Downton Abbey is filmed in Highclere Castle in Newbury, West Berkshire, United Kingdom. During the summer, the castle is open for tours, where you can have tea like a character in the show.
7. The Dursley’s House From Harry Potter
The Dursley’s house is located at 4 Privet Drive in the village of Martins Heron.
8. The Ferris Bueller’s Day Off House
Do you remember Cameron’s house from Ferris Bueller? It is located in Highland Park, Illinois. Additionally, Ferris Bueller’s own house is located at 4160 Country Club Drive in Long Beach,
9. The Amityville Horror House
Like Fresh Prince, the Amityville Horror house is not actually located in Amityville. This is because the authorities denied the permissions to film there. Consequently, the movie was shot at 18 Brooks Drive in Toms River, New Jersey.
10. The Goonies House
The house from The Goonies is located in Astoria, Oregon.
11. The Golden Girls House
Once again, the Golden Girls Miami house was not actually located in Miami. Instead, it is located at 245 N. Saltair Avenue in Brentwood, California.
12. The Nightmare On Elm Street House
The Elm Street house is located at 1428 N. Genessee Avenue in Los Angeles, California. However, it has since been renovated and sold so you will no longer be able to find that iconic, eerie red door.
13. The Twilight House
The house from Twilight is located at 3462 NW Quimby Street in Portland, Oregon.
14. The Seinfeld Apartment Building
It appears to be common practice that TV and movie houses are not where they appear to be. Shockingly, the Seinfeld apartments are not in New York. Rather, they are located at 757 New Hampshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California (as opposed to 129 West 81 st Street).
15. The Poltergeist House
The house from Poltergeist is located at 4264 Roxbury Street in Simi Valley, California.
16. The Roseanne House
The house from Roseanne is located at 619 S. Runnymeade Avenue in Evansville, Indiana.
17. The Wonder Years House
Kevin Arnold’s house is located at 516 University Avenue in Burbank, California.
18. The Sleepless in Seattle Houseboat
The houseboat from Sleepless in Seattle is located at the end of a story-book dock with a flower-lined entry off of Westlake Avenue North in Lake Union.
19. The Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure House
Pee-Wee’s house is located at 1846 Oxley Street in South Pasadena, California.
20. The Nights in Rodanthe House
The house from Nights in Rodanthe was located on the outer edge of Pea Island Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina’s Outer Banks before it was purchased and moved further inland.