"Nights in Rodanthe" house for sale for $1.25 million in North Carolina 

The “Nights in Rodanthe” house, the setting of the 2008 movie starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane, just went on sale for $1.25 million.

The six-bedroom home sits on the oceanfront just off N.C. 12 in the village of Rodanthe.

“I’m getting calls from Germany already,” said longtime Outer Banks realtor Frank Jakob. “I expect this house to go for more than I’m asking.”

Ben and Debbie Huss of Newton bought the house with the distinctive blue shutters in 2009. The house had to be moved a few hundred yards from a precarious spot at the north end of Rodanthe where the surf washed against the deck steps.

Huss decorated four rooms to match the movie set – Richard Gere’s blue bedroom, Diane Lane’s room with willow tree designs on the wallpaper, the kitchen and the sitting room.

The movie’s interior scenes were shot at a Wilmington studio.

Huss was not getting to stay in the home as much as he wanted and decided to sell, Jakob said.

Huss plans to replace the siding and windows as part of the sale, Jakob said. A billboard about the house goes up next week along N.C. 12. The house consistently earns $125,000 a season in rental income, he said.


Latest in News and Features


Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Connect with Style Weekly

Most Popular Stories

  • Email Bombardment For Richmond's Homeless

    Email Bombardment For Richmond's Homeless

    Read the list of demands being sent to city officials and local media.
    • Nov 25, 2020
  • The Case for Cannabis

    The Case for Cannabis

    With Democrats in power, legalization of marijuana has become a reality. What does a new study say about how it might play out?
    • Nov 24, 2020
  • Mystery Man

    Mystery Man

    Midlothian transplant Josh Pachter is an editor to mystery writers around the world.
    • Nov 24, 2020
  • Downtown Holiday Events

    Downtown Holiday Events

    Where to get your holiday spirit on in the downtown area.
    • Nov 17, 2020
  • More »

Copyright © 2020 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation