A piece of horror movie history has just surfaced in Spaulding Square, but you have to act fast. The house fictionally known as 1428 Elm St., which served as the facade for the main character’s home in Wes Craven’s 1984 classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” has come on the market for $3.25 million.

To match its haunted past, offers for the iconic residence must be submitted before midnight on Halloween.

It marks the first time the house has been up for sale since Lorene Scafaria – director of films such as “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” and 2019 “Hustlers” – bought it for $2.1 million in 2013. Surprisingly, the facade still looks similar to how it did in the movie; green shingles over the porch entrance, but the bright red front door has since been painted black.

Built in 1919, the Dutch Colonial-style house was a natural choice for the film, which is set in the fictional town of Springwood, Ohio. According to the real estate agents, Spaulding Square has a distinct lack of palm trees and a variety of other vegetation that give the streets a classic look, so filmmakers often shoot nearby to portray places outside of Southern California.

“The whole neighborhood is getting the tour bus treatment. People are always tickled when they see it,” said Heather T. Roy of Douglas Elliman, who owns the list at Learka Bosnak. Bosnak said the house is the perfect example of movie magic.

“The facade is iconic, but the connection to the film ends as soon as you walk through the front door. Inside, it’s a beautiful space with a traditional style with a modern twist,” she said.

White walls mingle with warm walnut floors in the living areas, which are navigated through dramatic arched doorways. In total there are three bedrooms and four bathrooms spread over two floors.

Terraces, patios and windows overlook the landscaped grounds dotted with citrus trees and a swimming pool. A guest house has been added across the street with a kitchen, designer bathroom and patio with a pergola.

If $3.25 million is out of your price range, but you still want to take a look, the agents said they’ll be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters there on Halloween.

“We all missed Halloween last year because of the pandemic, so this year is the Halloween comeback tour,” Bosnak said. “We have to celebrate.”

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