Graphic: Christmas TV House Prices in Today’s Market

Christmas is a time to collapse on the sofa and watch your favourite TV shows after eating yourself into a coma and GetAgent.co.uk, the estate agent comparison website, has looked at the cost of some of the more memorable properties featured on our screens at Christmas.

When looking at TV properties they don’t come much pricier than Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle estate, which would be worth an estimated £137m today if it was to be listed for sale. 

At the other end of the spectrum and with Gavin and Stacey due to return to our screens this Christmas, a terraced house in Barry in South Wales would set you back around £174,00 today, while Harry Potter fans would have to fork out £348,000 for the Dursley residence of 4 Privet Drive, Surrey.

Higher cost

Properties on the higher end of the price spectrum include Susan Walker’s dream family home, as featured in the Miracle on 34th Street. The detached house at Forest Lake, Illinois in the USA, would cost around £2.75m if listed today.

James Bond’s family home, Skyfall Lodge, a countryside mansion in the highlands of Scotland, would cost around £2.2m despite its remote setting.

Cottages

In The Holiday, the cottage where Iris Simpkins resided would cost £528,000

The Vicar of Dibley’s windmill cottage in Turnville would cost £580,000.

Home Alone and Elf

Looking across the pond, a suburban detached house in Chicago, as featured in Home Alone, would cost £1.2m.

Meanwhile, a New York apartment, as featured in Elf, would cost £1.05m.

London property

Closer to home, it would cost just over £2.7m to purchase Sherlock Holmes’ flat, 221 Baker Street.

It would also cost more than a pretty penny to buy Edina Monsoon’s Holland Park Avenue house in Absolutely Fabulous, costing £2.25m.

Also in the capital, Bridget Jones’s Borough Market flat would cost £1.44m.

Although a tad cheaper, Will Freeman’s (Hugh Grant’s) bachelor pad in About A Boy would cost just over £1m, while Natalie Wandsworth’s terraced house in Love Actually would cost £1.02m.

These are all cheaper than the Del Boy and Rodney’s home in Only Fools & Horses. ‘Nelson Mandela House’ in Peckham would have an estimated value of £396,000.

Founder and CEO of GetAgent.co.uk, Colby Short, said:

“The cost of famous Christmas TV properties range from the absurdly expensive to the slightly more affordable but it’s the properties featured in both London and major US cities both tend to be far above the norm.

Only the terraced house in Gavin and Stacey can be truly considered reasonable and who would have thought that Del Boy and Rodney’s flat in Peckham would be worth nearly £400,000. Not quite miwwionaires, but not a bad return.”

TV-Film
Resident
Property
Estimated value
Downton Abbey
Crawley Family
Highclere Castle Estate
£137,000,000
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Susan Walker dream family home
Detached house – Forest Lake, Illinois
£2,750,000
Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes
221b Baker Street
£2,703,857
Absolutely Fabulous
Edina Monsoon
Holland Park Avenue House
£2,250,000
James Bond Skyfall
James Bond
Bond’s Family Home (Skyfall Lodge)
£2,200,000
Bridget Jones Diary
Bridget Jones
Borough Market Flat
£1,438,757
Home Alone
Kevin Mcallister
Chicago suburban detached house
£1,200,000
Elf
Buddy’s Dad and Family
New York apartment
£1,050,000
Love Actually
Natalie
Terraced house Wandsworth
£1,024,286
About A Boy
Will Freeman
Bachelor pad, Clerkenwell
£1,003,355
Vicar of Dibley
Village cottage
Windmill Cottage – Turville
£579,815
The Holiday
Iris Simpkins
Country Cottage, Shere
£528,203
Only Fools & Horses
Del Boy and Rodney
Nelson Mandela House, Peckham
£395,778
Harry Potter
Young Harry Potter
The Dursley home (4 Privet Drive)
£347,786
Gavin and Stacey
Stacey
Terraced house (Barry, South Wales)
£173,788

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