Homes from Movies – The McCallister family house
As we reach December and TV schedules become packed full with festive films, we though it was only fitting to take a look at one of the most iconic homes from one the most loved Christmas film of a generation: Home Alone.
Home to the McCallister family, this mansion of a property located in a suburb of Chicago was the iconic scene of the ‘Wet Bandits’ failed heist on Kevin’s home, after he had been abandoned over Christmas when his family left for their holidays without him.
Placed on the market around the beginning of this decade, the McCallister home that was so bravely defended by Macaulay Culkin boasts an impressive 4,250-square-feet of property, housing 14-rooms and sitting on a half-acre lot of land. Additional home features include four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large screened-in porch with a chandelier and, of course, the famed staircase sledded down by Kevin in the iconic 1990 Christmas flick.
Located in the affluent suburb of Winnetka, which is just a half hour drive from Chicago, properties in the area over the past five years have sold for an average price of almost $1.3 million.
Main image credit: Brandon Koger
Body text image credit: s_herman
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