Generations of followers have liked The Brady Bunch for the reason that sitcom made its debut on TV in September of 1969. Followers nonetheless acquire merchandise like video games, paper dolls and lunch bins that includes Mike and Jan Brady and their kids Greg, Marcia, Peter, Jan, Bobby and Cindy. Now, one fan has purchased what is perhaps the final word piece of memorabilia: the Bradys’ home, because it seemed on the present, inside and outside.
Whereas inside scenes have been shot on a sound stage, the present used an actual home within the North Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles for the outside pictures. The Brady home is claimed to be the second-most photographed home in America, behind solely the White Home.
HGTV bought the home for $3.5 million in 2018. In 2019, the yr of the present’s fiftieth anniversary, the actors who performed the six Brady youngsters reunited for A Very Brady Renovation, a restricted sequence the place they labored together with HGTV stars and building staff to renovate the home so the inside would match the Brady Bunch TV units, from the burnt-orange and avocado-green kitchen to the well-known floating staircase and the bedrooms on the second flooring. There’s even a teeter-totter and doghouse within the yard. Then they furnished the home with Nineteen Seventies-style decorations sourced from followers and Paramount studios. Some items have been present originals.
The home went to market in May 2023, listed at $5.5 million. It bought at a loss at $3.2 million to artwork collector Tina Trahan. The loss wasn’t sudden. Danny Brown, the itemizing agent, told TVLine it was “unimaginable to comp,” acknowledging that “This isn’t a house anybody would ever reside in.” The house’s listed worth was based mostly on what HGTV spent shopping for and renovating the home. The community is donating a portion to the proceeds to No Child Hungry.
Trahan initially referred to as the home “the worst funding ever” when it comes to property. Happily for her, she didn’t purchase it as property; she purchased it as artwork. “Once I purchase artwork, it’s as a result of I really like the artwork,” she informed People journal. A longtime fan of The Brady Bunch, having grown up watching the present, she sees the worth within the work that went into renovating the home and the enjoyment the present delivered to individuals. She hopes to share that pleasure through the use of the home to lift cash for charities.