A few posts ago we wrote about our love for the new and old designs in Gilmore Girls. We loved researching that post and putting it together, and wanted to continue the theme with some more of our favorite movie homes. When you watch a movie, it is likely that you may be drawn in by the setting as much as the characters. You may have also desired to live in some of the fabulous homes that have been featured on the big screen, we know we have. Here are some of our favorites- tell us if you think we left one off of the list.
In The Holiday, two women trade homes in LA and England. Unfortunately, the quaint cottage that we spend so much of the movie in is not real! It is just a facade built in a field that was then meticulously detailed to look like it was a real home. But, the LA home was real and oh-so-gorgeous. This movie had the best of both worlds!
Who could forget the Spanish hacienda-style ranch that Meryl Streep owned in the romantic comedy It’s Complicated with the tile roof, the wide veranda, the beamed and vaulted ceilings in the living room, or the sumptuous kitchen?
Another movie that has the best of both worlds when it comes to design is, the 1998 remake of Disney’s The Parent Trap. The movie features two homes, one is a traditional and gracious home in London, where Annie lives with her mother. The other is a Napa Valley ranch where Annie’s twin Hallie lives with their father.
The 1998 romantic comedy You’ve Got Mail reunited Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan five years after they first found love in Sleepless in Seattle. In it, bookstore owner Kathleen lives in a charming New York City brownstone that has our hearts.
This picture-perfect home, built in the 1770's, is called Martin's Point Plantation, and is located in South Carolina. Perhaps you recognize it from The Notebook, in which Ryan Gosling's character renovates this charming home to win back his love. Valentine's Day is coming up, wink wink!