The house used in the film Home Alone is for sale

The house used in the film Home Alone is for sale

The famous house used when Kevin McCallister was left home alone at Christmas is up for sale.

The five-bed, six-bathroom mansion in Winnetka, Illinois, has been put on the market for a whopping $5.25 million (£4.1 million).

This is the first time since 2012 that the property has been put on the market, according to the American real estate agency Zillow.

Since the release of the classic 1990 film directed by Chris Columbus, the house has undergone an extreme renovation.

Releasing a presentation of the interiors, estate agent The Dawn Mckenna Group said the current owners had doubled the living space with the addition of a large conservatory and built a state-of-the-art basketball court.

The price of the mansion is enough to shock Kevin McCallister. Photo: 20th Century Fox/Kobal/Shutterstock

The home, described by the company as “one of the most famous homes in the world,” also includes two living rooms, a large kitchen, a three-car garage and the “unforgettable staircase” designed by Macaulay Culkin, 10 years. went down on a sleigh.

Previously, Home Alone fans had the chance to stay at the house in 2021, when Airbnb listed the property for an exclusive one-night-only stay.

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Similar properties that have been featured in films or on television have also fetched exorbitant prices when listed for sale.

In February this year, the music legend’s west London home Freddie Mercury has been put up for sale for bids in excess of £30 million.

While the home of the beloved horror film Halloween was put on the market for $1.8 million (£1.4 million) in 2021 and in 2020 the famous lock keepers’ house where the Channel 4 show is broadcast Big breakfast was based had an asking price of £5.75 million.


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