Do you consider yourself a big movies fan? If yes, we’ve got the ultimate way to get closer to your favorite characters for you. Of course, traveling to visit these actual filming locations can be fun, but what about spending the night at places where huge stars like Benedict Cumberbatch or Martin Freeman were making those famous lines come alive?
If that sounds like your perfect holiday destination, we got you covered. Check out these Airbnb properties that once served as filming locations. Some of these places are affordable for budget travelers, while others will require you to lighten your wallet.
Seen in: Sherlock, Doctor Who
Price: From $588/night
Fields House is a six-bedroom property that you can rent in Newport, South Wales, the location of quite a few episodes of both Sherlock and Doctor Who.
This classic “Victorian gentleman’s residence” was seen on TV as Irene Adler’s apartment (Lara Pulver, Sherlock) as well as Captain Latimer’s study (Tom Ward, Doctor Who). Both filmed back in 2012. The property has multiple spacious rooms and can accommodate up to 10 guests. Even though no bachelor parties are allowed, you can still grab your friends and spend a pretty special weekend in this luxurious house.
Fields House is located in Newport city center, within walking distance of all the main attractions. Three nights stay is minimum.
Seen in: Entourage, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, The Bachelorette
Price: From $455/night
Speaking of luxury, if you’re searching for a place where you could really feel like a celebrity, look no further. This luxurious villa is located right above downtown Los Angeles, in the hills of Los Feliz. So the most breathtaking views are guaranteed.
As for the TV appearances, this place played a supporting role in HBO’s Entourage, and reality shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and The Bachelorette. Aside from that, this villa has been used as a photography location for Vogue, Elle, Playboy, and Victoria’s Secret.
This 1972 estate also comes with an emerald tile pool and hot tub. Even spending just one night in this 750-square-foot house will make you feel pretty special.
Seen in: Girls
Price: From $240/night
If your real estate tastes lie elsewhere, check out this loft apartment that you’re bound to fall in love with. In the latest series of HBO’s Girls, Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) called this place home. And you would want to do the same.
This two-bedroom flat is located in the Reversible Destiny Lofts in Mitaka, Tokyo. The place can accommodate up to 4 people, and is a true modern art masterpiece. Each loft is built around the central kitchen, and the living area is has multiple doorless pods sticking out of it. Everything here resembles geometrical shapes and will for sure change your perception of what a perfect apartment looks like.
The place is perfect for a little getaway with your partner or friends. However, if you’re planning to bring other people with you, bear in mind that the apartments aren’t huge. At about 560 square feet, you might find it a little crowded if you bring more than one or two people with you.
Seen in: Murder, She Wrote
Price: From $203/night
Fans of Jessica Fletcher will recognize tis little cottage from the TV series Murder, She Wrote. After all, the writer and an amateur detective spent her time solving crimes here. As most of the sights of the fictional Cabot Cove, Maine were shot here in Albion, California.
This hundred year old house can serve as a perfect writer’s retreat or a romantic getaway. If you choose to rent this property, you’ll find yourself just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean and a short drive away from a number of wineries. What can be a better setting for solving some local crimes?
Seen in: Extraordinary Measures
Price: From $1,539/night
This listing is for Harrison Ford fans. A part of his movie Extraordinary Measures was filmed here back in 2010. The price tag on this one is rather steep. However, the house can accommodate up to six people—so make sure you bring your friends or family.
This luxurious Hamptons-style estate comes with breathtaking views of the lake Oswego and downtown Portland. Being such a gorgeous property, it comes with at no surprise that it’s also been used as a photography location for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Architectural Digest.
Seen in: Definitely, Maybe; Solitary Man, Damages
Price: From $105/night
Before becoming a Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds starred in a not very well-known movie Definitely, Maybe. If you want to experience life in Brooklyn’s Ditmas Park neighborhood, this private home might be your best pick. Besides, this very same room served as a filming location for the 2009 Solitary Man (starring Michael Douglas), and the award-winning series Damages (starring Glenn Close and Rose Byrne).
The room is ideal for one or two guests, as it comes with just one double bed. This Airbnb listing also offers an easy commute to Coney Island and Prospect Part being within walking distance.
Seen in: Wild West films, The Cisco Kid
Price: From $98/night
If you live and breathe for the Wild Wild West vibes, take a look at this “love shack” on Airbnb. This rustic cabin is located in Rimrock, California, a short drive from Pioneertown. The place became a Wild West filming location back in 1940s. Experience the life of Wild West films actors, who lived in the town while filming early TV series like The Cisco Kid.
The cabin might seem rather small, but it comes with a double bed, some kitchen facilities (like refrigerator, microwave, and a coffee machine), and a TV. The bathroom and shower facilities are just outside the cabin though. So if you’re looking for a luxury retreat, you’re better off looking at other listings on the list.
Seen in: Treehouse Masters
Price: From $525/night
If you’re looking for something outside the box but still resembling modern world facilities, check out this stunning treehouse. This Airbnb listing has it all: it’s a secluded one-bedroom house surrounded by beautiful nature and romantic decorations.
Even though you have to climb up to get to it, the house is situated just minutes from downtown Atlanta. What makes it even more magical is a bed on wheels. If the weather allows it, you can roll it outside and sleep right under the stars. The perfect couple’s getaway, the house made an appearance on TV in Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters.
Seen in: Fixer Upper
Price: From $476/night
Have you ever caught yourself admiring the newly improved homes featured in reality series Fixer Upper? We all did. Luckily, many of them are available to rent on Airbnb. You can spend a night or two in your favorite makeovers and admire them up close and in person.
One great example is this modern house in Waco’s Mountain View neighborhood. It has five bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 people. Plus, you can rent this place for a larger party if you agree with the owners in advance. Divided by all guests, the price tag seems reasonable too.
What’s Your Next Airbnb Destination?
Airbnb can be of great help when it comes to organizing your next vacation. If you can’t decide between several places from our list, make sure you add them to your Airbnb wishlist. That way you can always come back and finish planning your next trip.
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