• The house served as the abode of Nancy Thompson in 1984's "A Nightmare on Elm Street" 
  • The exterior of the house remained the same but its interior has been refurbished
  • The property was about 98% more expensive than nearby homes

The Los Angeles house seen in the 1984 horror classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street” was just sold.

The three-bedroom Dutch Colonial-style home located on Genesee Avenue was sold for $2.98 million, according to, where the house was listed.

In Wes Craven’s 1984 film, this house served as Nancy Thompson’s abode and became the haunting ground of the vengeful spirit of serial killer Freddy Krueger, who was played by actor Robert Englund.

While the exterior of the house remained the same, its interior has been refurbished, CNN reported. Its bright red front door has been painted black, and the home now looks brighter and whiter after it was "reimagined by an English designer in the mid-2000s, the report said.

Built in 1919, the 2,700-square-foot two-story house has three bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. It has stunning walnut floors weaving through archways and past bright windows.

Highlights include an open, retro-modern kitchen, beautiful built-ins, a grand primary suite, bathrooms en suite to every bedroom, separate laundry room, multiple work-from-home options and a pool.

Patios, terraces, picture windows and countless French doors can also be seen on the property, along with a detached guest house with its own pergola-covered patio, kitchen and an additional designer-done bathroom.

The property's guest house also served as the setting of comedian Bo Burnham's critically acclaimed comedy special, "Inside," CNN noted.

Elm Street House
1428 N Genesee Ave, Los Angeles Google Maps

According to the property's listing, the house is an effortless example of the best of indoor-outdoor Southern California living. The property was about 98% more expensive than nearby homes.

The home was formerly owned by Lorene Scafaria, the director of “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” and “Hustlers.” She bought the property in 2013 for $2.1 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The home originally hit the market in the fall at $3.25 million, the outlet reported.