Old Man Marley, known by some as the South Bend Shovel Slayer, was the grumpy hermit who lived in the big house down the street from Macaulay Culkin’s Kevin McCallister. Well it appears like the dimwitted robbers chose the wrong house, because Mr. Marley’s home is a lot nicer — and more expensive — than the McCallister house and its pesky, clever moppet.
The Winnetka, IL, house, built in 1899 by Benjamin Marshall has hit the market for $3.1 million. The 7 bed/6.5 bath property has more than 4,600 square feet and sits on about 2/3 of an acre.
Just for fun, someone has recut scenes from Home Alone to make a trailer for a horror film with Old Man Marley as the big baddie: