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The house used in the movie Home Alone is for sale for more than  million |  US News

The house used in the movie Home Alone is for sale for more than $5 million | US News

Since its appearance in the 1990s film, the house has undergone extensive renovations and now includes a large conservatory and a state-of-the-art basketball court.

Monday 27 May 2024 at 23:15, United Kingdom

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

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

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

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

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

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

The home, which the company described as “one of the most famous homes in the world,” also includes two living rooms, a large kitchen, a three-car garage and an “unforgettable staircase” that 10-year-old Macaulay Culkin rides. He rode on a sled.

Previously, Home Alone fans were given the chance to stay in the home in 2021, when Airbnb listed the property for an exclusive one-night-only stay.

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Similar properties featured in movies or on television have also reached eye-watering prices when they go on sale.

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In February this year, west London is home to the music legend Freddie Mercury It has been put up for sale with offers exceeding £30 million.

While the house is from the beloved horror movie Halloween goes on the market for $1.8m (£1.4m) In 2021 and in 2020, the famous lock keepers’ cottage where Channel 4 shows Great breakfast The asking price was £5.75 million.