Sold For Nearly $3 Million, This House Is No Longer ‘A Nightmare On Elm Street’


The house made famous by the 1984 horror movie ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ has sold in Los Angeles after being on the market for less than three months.

In the supernatural slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven, the house was depicted as being in Springwood, Ohio, but the actual street address is 1428 North Genesee Avenue in LA. The photo above is published on

Originally put on the market for $3.25 million on October 20, there was a pending sale at that price on November 23. According to, the house was listed for sale again on December 9 at $2.999 million.

A pending sale was reported on December 21 and the house sold for $2.98 million on January 7.

The house is a 3-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home in a residential neighborhood, according to Google Maps. It is listed as being 2,700 square feet with a 6,752 square foot lot.

News of the sale spread throughout the industry last week, with National Public Radio, CNN, and other media outlets sharing the story.

Mansion Global’s V.L. Hendrickson reported that the residence was owned by 43-year-old film director and screenwriter Lorene Scafaria.

Mansion Global was unable to determine who purchased the property, according to Hendrickson.

The seller was represented by Heather T. Roy with Douglas Elliman in Beverly Hills.

The buyer was represented by Marie Hughes of Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, according to

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