6 famous homes you can rent right now, from the Malibu beach house in 'Big Little Lies' to the 2-story farmhouse in 'Field of Dreams'
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- Business Insider rounded up six famous homes across the US that can be yours - for a short time.
- The rentals span from Iowa to California.
- Some of the homes have been the sites of iconic movie sets and TV shows, including, most recently, Reese Witherspoon's character's stunning Malibu mansion in the hit HBO show "Big Little Lies."
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Some of the homes are perfect places to unleash your inner creativity, like John Steinbeck's California cottage - while others are perfect for quick weekend getaways, like Reese Witherspoon's Malibu beach house in the hit show "Big Little Lies."Whatever your preference, these homes can be yours - for a short time. Keep reading for a look inside six famous homes you can vacation in right now. We calculated cost per guest for the maximum number of permitted guests. Cost per night, per guest was rounded to the nearest dollar.
1. "Big Little Lies": You can rent Reese Witherspoon's character's Malibu mansion from "Big Little Lies."
Even though "Big Little Lies" is set in Monterey County, the mansion is actually located in Malibu, California.Advertisement
The main house spans 6,000 square feet ...
... and comes with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms.Advertisement
Also included is a detached, two-story, 950-square-foot guest house.
The guest house can host up to five guests and comes with a living room and full kitchen.Advertisement
The entire property can host up to 12 guests.
It boasts access to a private beach, a sauna, outdoor seating, and a hot tub.Advertisement
Cost: $3,000 to $5,000 per night. Cost per guest, per night: $250 to $417.
2. "Field of Dreams": The farmhouse from the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" is available for rent in Dyersville, Iowa.Advertisement
The "Field of Dreams" movie site is about an hour and 30 minutes from Iowa City by car.
Fans can stay in the same two-story farmhouse that Kevin Costner's character, Ray Kinsella, called home in the movie.Advertisement
The property serves as a tourist site and features the farm and baseball field from the movie.
While the site is open for tours from April 1st through October 31st ...Advertisement
... the farmhouse can be rented year-round.
The home can house two guests.Advertisement
Upon check-in, guests receive a $25 gift card that can be used at local family restaurants in Dyersville.
The home has one bedroom and one bathroom.Advertisement
Cost: $750 per night. Cost per guest, per night: $375.
3. "A Christmas Story": You can stay in Ralphie and Randy's home from the 1983 movie, "A Christmas Story."Advertisement
The house from "A Christmas Story" is located in Cleveland, Ohio. It's about 13 minutes from downtown Cleveland by car.
It features original props and memorabilia from the movie.Advertisement
With the exception of the third-floor loft, the home serves as a museum during the day ...
... but overnight guests can use the whole house from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m.Advertisement
The home is available year-round and can house up to six guests.
Fans can even sleep in the twin beds that the movie's fictional characters, Ralphie and Randy, slept in.Advertisement
Cost: $395 per night. Cost per guest, per night: $66. Prices can vary depending on the season.
4. The Bumpus House: Fans can also stay in the famous Bumpus House, a fictional home in the movie "A Christmas Story," that housed 785 hound dogs.Advertisement
You can see the main house from "A Christmas Story" through the living room window of The Bumpus House.
The home's 1940s style is offset by modern amenities.Advertisement
It's split into two suites that can be rented separately: the Hound Dog Haven suite and the Stolen Turkey suite.
The Hound Dog Haven suite is on the first floor and can house up to four guests, while the Stolen Turkey suite is on the second and third floors and can house up to six guests.Advertisement
Cost of the Hound Dog Haven suite: $195 per night. Cost of the Stolen Turkey suite: $295 per night. Cost of the whole house: $490 per night.
5. The Glass House: The Glass House was built in 1949 by famous architect Philip Johnson and is a National Trust Historic Site. Visitors tour the site to see its 20th-century paintings and seasonal exhibitions.Advertisement
It is located in New Canaan, Connecticut, about 20 minutes from Stamford by car.
Guests who rent the home are free to enjoy the 49-acre site, a continental breakfast ...Advertisement
... and a 10-guest dinner catered by a top local chef.
Only two guests are able to spend the night in The Glass House.Advertisement
Cost: $30,000. Cost per guest, per night: $15,000.
6. John Steinbeck's cottage: You can rent the cottage that, according to an Airbnb listing, was the home Steinbeck references in his piece, "A Life in Letters."Advertisement
The cottage is located in Pacific Grove, California, about an hour and 45 minutes from San Jose.
The cottage is around 900 square feet. Steinbeck called it home in the 1940s.Advertisement
The home includes one bedroom, one bathroom ...
... and can house up to four guests.Advertisement
Guests must stay a minimum of 30 nights.
Cost: $210 per night. Cost per guest, per night: $53.Advertisement
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