House from 1991 movie ‘My Lady’ hits market in Florida, turns into hottest itemizing at Realtor.com
(NEXSTAR) – One of the vital standard present listings on Realtor.com will in all probability look very acquainted to film buffs.
A sprawling Victorian dwelling that was used as the outside of the Sultenfuss residence within the 1991 movie “My Lady” has hit the market in Bartow, Florida — and it has since racked up “tens of hundreds of views” on Realtor.com, making it the most-clicked itemizing of the previous week.
The curiosity doesn’t actually come as a shock to home-owner Sam Brunt, who purchased the home in 2019, hoping to return it to its former glory as a mattress and breakfast as soon as referred to as the Stanford Inn.
“This home is essential to our little city,” mentioned Brunt, who claimed that “half a dozen” individuals cease by to take images of the outside each week. And he normally doesn’t thoughts, so long as they chorus from snooping round or operating up on his porch.
“If I see someone taking photos from outdoors, I’ll invite them [up],” he says, including that he even retains a cardboard cutout of the movie’s two younger stars — Anna Chlumsky and Macaulay Culkin — for people to pose with.
Being a former inn, the 7,508-square-foot home has six grasp suites, seven fireplaces, a industrial kitchen and, in fact, the identical wrap-around porch that was prominently featured within the film. There’s additionally a “hotel-size” pool within the yard in addition to two separate carriage homes, totaling an extra 2,000 sq. toes.
The home is at the moment promoting for $675,000.
Brunt mentioned he was initially eager about restoring the property as a mattress and breakfast, however the coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench into his plans.
“I hate to promote it,” he mentioned. “It’s what I wished to retire in. However due to COVID, it modified every part.”
Brunt mentioned he did a good bit of labor to the home since buying it, however isn’t planning to transform it to a mattress and breakfast anymore. In actual fact, he modified gears fully and opened a wine bar in Bartow — Stanford Wines, named after the outdated Stanford Inn — however he’s nonetheless hoping somebody would possibly need to end what he and his spouse began.
“I made positive to go away sufficient meat on the bones for somebody to actually end it off, make it an Airbnb or mattress and breakfast, or residence that’s actually, very nice,” he mentioned. “I simply hope somebody is available in and finishes what we got down to do.”