Look how much these iconic film and TV Christmas homes are worth today

Wednesday, 22nd December 2021, 6:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd December 2021, 6:06 pm

Home plays a central role at Christmas time, and films and TV shows are always sure to place ​warm and ​welcoming homes at the centre of their stories.

​But​ how much ​would​ these famous homes ​be ​worth on today’s property market?

The most expensive iconic Christmas home is the one and only Highclere Castle Estate (pictured above), home to the dramatic Crawley Family of Downton Abbey. 

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Located in the heart of Berkshire, it is today estimated to have a market value of £137 million.

In recent years, Sherlock Holmes has become ​increasingly​ associated with the Christmas period​,​ and his iconic home, 221b Baker Street, in Central London, has a current market value of £4.4 million, while Edina Monsoon of Absolutely Fabulous lives in a townhouse on London’s Holland Park Avenue that has a value of around £3.3 million. 

Tourists queue outside the former home of the fictional Character Sherlock Holmes in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Perhaps the most iconic Christmas home of them all is the McCallister residence in Home Alone. Located in the suburbs of Chicago, it has an estimated value of £2.3 million. 

But not all ​our best known and loved​ film and TV Christmas homes are the reserve of millionaires. 

Some of our favourite festive families live in much more humble abodes, including Stacey and Gwen West from the much-loved Gavin and Stacey. 

Their home on Trinity Street in Wales’ Barry has a current value of £229,000, while the Dursley home, and that of young Harry Potter, located at 4 Privet Drive in Bracknell is valued at just under £400,000.

The house where Harry Potter lived in the film 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'. Featured in the film as 4 Privet Drive, Little Whingeing, Surrey, the real address is Picket Close, Bracknell. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Other iconic Christmas homes include James Bond’s family home, Skyfall Lodge (£2 million); Buddy’s Dad’s Manhattan Apartment in Elf (£1.2 million); Bridget Jones’s Borough Market flat (£1.2 million); Will Freeman (Hugh Grant)’s bachelor pad in About A Boy (£949,000); Iris (Kate Winslet)’s country cottage in The Holiday (£675,000); and Del Boy’s flat in Nelson Mandela House, Peckham (£513,000)​.

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Adam Kumani, CEO and c0-founder of property portal​ MoveStreets​, ​ who conducted the research,said: ​“While you’d expect a home as impressive as that portrayed in Home Alone to set you back a fair bit in today’s market, there’s no doubt Del Boy would be surprised to see his Peckham flat approaching half a million pounds. 

​"​The rate the UK housing market is moving at, who knows, maybe this time next year they could be millionaires.”