'Brady Bunch' house bidding winner revealed
The iconic house that was used for the exterior shots of the 1970's series "The Brady Bunch" is now owned by a popular network.
As reported by CNN, HGTV won the bid for the house, 11222 Dilling St. in North Hollywood, California. David Zaslav, the CEO of Discovery, the parent company of HGTV, announced the acquisition on Tuesday.
HGTV plans to start a new project that will be based on conversations with fans of "The Brady Bunch." The house was on the market in California and Zaslav was excited to announce that the network would restore the home to its glory.
Although more details will uncover in the next few months, Zaslav promised to bring in the resources to tell fun stories about one of the most beloved shows in American television history.
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The coveted piece of real estate was listed on the market at a starting price of over $1.8 million.
The description written on the website of selling agent Ernie Carswell read that the house was the second-most photographed home after the White House.
Mystery solved! HGTV is the network that bought the "Brady Bunch" home after former NSYNC member Lance Bass thought he had landed the iconic property for himself. https://t.co/bDzXEr04x1 pic.twitter.com/SY6OOMFxiN— ABC News (@ABC) August 7, 2018
The house featured a pristinely preserved decor from the '70s and had a vast neighborhood spanning across 12,500 square feet. The house comprised of extensive lush green gardens and lawns in the backyard.
Lance Bass, the former *NSYNC member, had shared his disappointment on social media on Sunday after losing the bid on the house.
Which of HGTV's many home improvement teams will complete the renovation on the Brady Bunch house? https://t.co/scriTo1cTj— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) August 8, 2018
Bass was initially told that his offer was the winning one. He later learned that it had been rejected for a more lucrative proposal from a then-unidentified entity.
Bass learned that the corporate buyer was none other than HGTV. He tweeted on Tuesday that he was glad that the buyer was HGTV and no one else. He was sure that the network would do the right thing with the house.