Recognize this classic 1925 Colonial for sale in Alhambra, California? It appeared in the Father of the Bride movies and the Bernie Mac-Ashton Kutcher comedy Guess Who. I featured it when it was on the market in 2011, so I was excited to see how it has changed since then. For one thing, the kitchen was given a major remodel. Take a look!
The “Guess Who” and “Father of the Bride” House
The front of the house used for the “Father of the Bride” movies was slightly different:
The FOTB’s front exterior belonged to a different house in Pasadena. You can read more about it here.
But the front of this house in Alhambra was used for the movie “Guess Who” in 2005:
The siding was gray then and the front door was painted black.
They filmed scenes in the driveway and backyard of this house for “Father of the Bride:”
The Side of the House in the Listing:
The listing says:
The (other) Father of the Bride house is for sale! This 1925 Colonial features a grand entry, elegant living room, large formal dining room, and a walnut paneled den. Upstairs there is a bright and cheery sunroom with a decorative Batchelder fountain. Fine interior appointments include arches, hardwood floors, quality custom cabinetry, bookcases, and crown moldings.
Front Door and Foyer:
Vintage Photo of the Entry:
I love seeing old house photos like this, so thanks to listing agent Ann Gluck for sharing a few with us!
Vintage Photo of the Living Room Fireplace:
The Dining Room:
The Dining Room seen in “Guess Who:”
The Second-Story Sunroom:
The Sunroom appeared in “Guess Who” with Zoe Saldana:
The house has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 4,397 sq ft
It sold three years ago for $1.275 million.
When the house was on the market in 2011 the kitchen looked like this:
The Remodeled Kitchen Today:
The listing says, “There is a wonderful new gourmet kitchen with top of the line Thermadore appliances including a 90-bottle wine fridge and French doors overlooking the expansive yard.”
Listing agent Ann Gluck says, “Special houses like this rarely come along and what a great opportunity to own a piece of movie history.”
The Banks family dining outdoors:
The Back of the House Appeared in Both Movies:
You can see the back has changed a bit since “Guess Who” was filmed here:
The Arbor built for “Father of the Bride” is still standing in the yard:
The House Then & Now:
Thanks to Ann Gluck of Compass Real Estate for telling me about it! Asking price is $1.998 million. Check the listing for more information (photo credit: Sara Lauder). You can see how the house looked in 2011 when it was on the market here and read more about the FOTB sets here! 🙂