‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ home sells for nearly $3 million

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It’s no surprise, but the house made famous in the 1984 horror film “A Nightmare on Elm Street” isn’t in Ohio, where the film is based. It’s actually in the Spaulding Square neighborhood of Los Angeles and sold last week for $2.98 million.

The house made famous in the 1984 horror film ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ sold last week for $2.98 million. ANTONY BARCELO (World House)

The three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom residence was the home of Nancy Thompson in the Wes Craven-directed slasher classic. ANTONY BARCELO (World House)

The three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom residence was the home of Nancy Thompson in the Wes Craven-directed slasher classic. In the film, the house is where Thompson, played by Heather Langenkamp, ​​was haunted by the ghost of Freddy Krueger in his dreams.

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In real life, it’s a Dutch Colonial-style residence with hickory floors, circular archways and French doors leading to the pool and spa, according to the listing with Heather T. Roy and Learka Bosnak by Douglas Elliman. They declined to comment on the sale.

It features walnut floors, circular archways and patio doors leading to the pool and spa area. ANTONY BARCELO (World House)

A dining kitchen. ANTONY BARCELO (World House)

There are three en-suite bedrooms. ANTONY BARCELO

It was first listed in October for $3.25 million, with deals due before midnight on Halloween, according to listing records. But after failing to find a buyer, the price was dropped to $2.99 ​​million in December.

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The residence belonged to director and screenwriter Lorene Scafaria, 43, who bought the house for $2.1 million in 2013, according to PropertyShark records. She directed “Hustlers” (2019) and wrote the film “Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist” (2008).

Freddy Krueger’s ghost does not come with the house. Anthony Barcelo (World House)

Plus a swimming pool and a guesthouse. ANTONY BARCELO (World House)

Freddy Krueger’s ghost does not come with the house. Anthony Barcelo (World House)

She bought a three-bedroom, four-bathroom abode in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles for $3.74 million in January 2021, PropertyShark records show. She did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The 1941 house was remodeled in the mid-2000s by an English designer, and “highlights include an open, retro-modern kitchen, beautiful built-in furniture, a large master suite [and] ensuite bathrooms to each bedroom,” the listing reads. There’s also a separate laundry room, multiple areas from which to work from home, and plenty of decks and patios that “maximize use of the beautiful grounds.”

There is also a guest house with a covered patio and kitchen, as well as a swimming pool surrounded by citrus trees.

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Mansion Global was unable to determine who purchased the property as public records were not yet available. Marie Hughes of brokerage Sotheby’s International Realty’s Beverly Hills represented the buyer.

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