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Address of Bluth Model Home REVEALED: Arrested Development Real Estate Estimates

Address of Bluth Model Home REVEALED: Arrested Development Real Estate Estimates

Many people would like to live in homes they see on TV, especially large, beautiful homes. The Bluth home in “Sudden Valley” is certainly big and beautiful, but as anyone who watches the show Arrested Development knows, things are not always as they seem. The Bluth model home is apparently “how not to build a house,” since the refrigerator ended up in the basement (without using the stairs), the molding spontaneously ejects from the walls, and it seems to be falling down around its occupants.

Based on the details garnered from the show, this blogger estimated the value of the Bluth model home.

The Real Bluth Model Home, from Arrested Development

The Real Bluth Model Home, from Arrested Development

That’s based on its proximity to Newport Beach, the 3/3 layout (plus the secret room, but not including the alcohol needed to stock the bar), the presumed size of the “undeveloped land” (yard), and a generous discount for shoddy construction. With this criteria, the fictional home weighs in at about $880,000.

But wait! Turns out this home is NOT fictional! Well, the shoddy construction is, but the actual home exterior used in filming has been found in Woodland Hills, California, and is not at all as it seems on the show.  Here are some of the small differences:

Bluth Model Home, Sudden Valley 23155 Dolorosa Street, Woodland Hills
Bedrooms

3

5

Full Bathrooms

3

5

Total Sq Ft

3,000

6,233

Est value

$880,000

$1,395,000

Of course, home value is based on similar houses in the neighborhood, and the Bluth home is the neighborhood, whereas the real house has many neighboring houses, ranging in size from 712 sq ft (practically a tool shed compared to the Big House), to the 6,224 sq ft, 7/6 next-door neighbor.  Check out the satellite photos here.  This blogger got better street-view photos, and proof that we’re in the right place.

While the real house is not currently for sale, I’m sure the Bluths would entertain a reasonable offer!

Actual Address of Bluth Model Home:
23155 Dolorosa Street
Woodland Hills, California

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RT @EW: ICYMI: Netflix says more #ArrestedDevelopment is in the works: http://t.co/ZbHdbixpKF http://t.co/Lqg5jBp69i

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Art Stable, by Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, Wash. The live/work loft project includes a seven-s http://t.co/6Oi9pWs1BS

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RT @EW: ICYMI: Netflix says more #ArrestedDevelopment is in the works: http://t.co/ZbHdbixpKF http://t.co/Lqg5jBp69i
Address of Real Bluth Model Home REVEALED #ArrestedDevelopment: http://t.co/1qNT2TPwz0 http://t.co/gjcWN8U7HL
Art Stable, by Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, Wash. The live/work loft project includes a seven-s http://t.co/6Oi9pWs1BS
Aros: Federal Center South Building 1202, Seattle, Washington. Commercial Real Estate #commercialre http://t.co/lRX2VhtOZ5
Contemporary chandeleir with quirk at Seattle's The Whale Wins [Restaurant] | Heliotrope Architects http://t.co/FJPMPmle5G
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