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‘Home Alone’ house hits the market for $5.25 million

‘Home Alone’ house hits the market for $5.25 million



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Kevin McCallister’s childhood home has hit the market for $5.25 million.

At just over 9,000 square feet, the house is from The movie “Home Alone”. It was last sold in 2012 for $1,585,000, according to Real Estate Marketplace Zillow.

Built in 1921, this five-bedroom, six-bathroom Georgian-style hotel has plenty of space to accommodate stunts like those featured in the iconic 1990 film.

“This is an opportunity to own a piece of cinematic history,” said Dawn McKenna Group, the real estate team selling the property, adding that it is “a rare opportunity to own one of the most iconic film residences in American popular culture.”

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The 1990 film starred a young Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, who must fend off two burglars targeting his family’s home during Christmas.

The Christmas classic starred a young Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy forced to fend for himself after his family accidentally left him at home during the holiday season.

While Kevin’s family vacations in Paris, he himself enjoys life in the big house – eating fast food and skiing down the stairs. But when he heard that the thieves were going to target the house, he set up a series of booby traps to thwart their plans.

Located in Winnetka, Illinois, the home for sale “embodies” the classic architecture of the Chicago suburbs, Dawn McKenna Group said on its website existing.

The home was completely renovated and expanded in 2018, but “the integrity of the home’s most unique and distinct spaces” was maintained, the listing added.

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Features include “Magazine-worthy gourmet kitchen with dual islands,” a Hot tub and movie theater. The “big surprise” is an indoor sports field Complete with three dot line.

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The home is outfitted with a “magazine-worthy gourmet kitchen” featuring double islands, custom white cabinets and an eight-burner Wolf range.

Don McKenna Collection

The distinctive home has ample space for family living and entertaining.

In 2021, movie fans I was given the chance To rent the house for just one night – and for just $25.

Prospective visitors were free to indulge in Chicago pizza and Kraft macaroni and cheese, just as the younger McAllister chose when left home alone.

Homes that Hollywood is famous for

Puzzle Games Also created A fan-designed replica of the house that retailed for $249.99 in 2021. The 3,955-piece set was an “incredibly detailed recreation” according to the company, which replicated the ground floor, first floor, kitchen, basement and attic.

Other famous homes have hit the market for millions of dollars.

In February, the former headquarters of Freddie Mercury in west London He went on sale For 30 million pounds ($38 million).

Horror fans too He had the opportunity to buy The house was featured in the classic 1984 film “A Nightmare on Elm Street” when the Los Angeles property went on the market for $3.25 million in 2021.

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