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8 Home Floor Plans From Cult TV Shows

We binge watch our favorite TV series to the degree that our favorite character’s homes can sometimes feel like our second homes. But how well do we really know their haunts? How many more hidden rooms might there be in the Arrested Development model home? Where does Jonathan Byers keep his Clash records? Below we uncover the homes of 8 of our favorite shows.

Arrested Development

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There are few more imaginative TV homes than that of Arrested Development. The Bluths live in Newport Beach, in a model home whose design, we’re told, was also used for one of Saddam Hussein’s palaces in Iraq. No wonder there’s a few hiding places dotted around…

Breaking Bad

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You can deduce Walter’s entire story from the on-goings at his Albuquerque home – from hidden bugs and murders to at least half-a-dozen hiding places for bundles of all that clandestine drug money.


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Despite needing an invitation to cross the threshold, a number of vampires had the chance to peruse Buffy’s mantelpiece, including Darla, Angel, Spike, Dracula, and Harmony Kendall. Here’s your invite to take a look around!

Gilmore Girls

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If you thought the girls from Friends had an unrealistically luxurious apartment, you’ll want to look into the math behind Lorelai’s $2.8m property. It doesn’t quite add up for a single mom and her daughter… but isn’t fantasy finances part of the appeal? Also, fun fact: While Stars Hollow doesn’t actually exist, some say it is based on the quaint town of Washington Depot, CT.

Mr. Robot

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We’ve all done our time in a poky studio joint like Elliot’s. Conspiracy theorists will love the fact that the real-life building was sold in 2014 to a company listed only as “217 East Broadway Management Inc.”

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia

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You’d be forgiven for not wanting to poke around Charlie and Frank’s Philadelphia bachelor pad. Fortunately, you can now investigate from the safety of this artist’s sketch, no rubber gloves required.


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The renowned detective has been living at his famous address for over 130 years now. Here’s the latest layout, as enjoyed by viewers’ favorite Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch, and which, incidentally, is housed in a TV studio in South Wales, over 150 miles from the real Baker Street.

Stranger Things

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The best thing about creating a floor plan for Joyce’s house in Stranger Things is that it’s really a two-for-one deal. Get yourself a handful of dandelion seeds and blow them in front of your computer screen while looking at this one, and voila–you also have the map for Joyce’s house in the Upside-Down!

So, there you have it! 8 of our favorite character’s homes laid bare. Can you spot where your favorite scenes took place?

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Ben is a real estate agent and freelance writer. He's lived on the east coast his entire life and is just as "at home" on a snowboard as he is in the office. When not writing about local real estate markets and researching hot new tips for homeowners, he can be found working on his home renovation projects with help from his wife Melissa and their kids, Josh and Cheyenne.

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