After 5 Years On The Market, Someone Is Finally Buying Cameron’s House From ‘Ferris Bueller’

"When Cameron was in Egypt's land... Let my Cameron go..."

“When Cameron was in Egypt’s land… Let my Cameron go…”

By the time we started covering the attempted sale of the Highland Park, IL, house made famous as the site of where Cameron kills his dad’s Ferrari in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off it had already been on sale for two years. That was in 2011. In those years, the price has dropped by more than a million dollars, but no one seemed interested in picking up this piece of ’80s cinema history, until now.

The Chicago Tribune reports that the 1953 A. James Speyer-designed home, complete with the glassed-in garage sticking out over a ravine that eats classic cars, is finally under contract.

The sale price is not yet known, but the house was most recently listed for $1.25 million. That’s more than a million dollars off the original 2009 asking price of $2.3 million.

In 2011, the price plunged to $1.65 million, but still couldn’t attract any buyers. As recently as last August, the sellers knocked off another $150,000 to get the asking price to $1.5 million. Even then, there were no takers.

Let’s just hope this is the final chapter in the Cameron’s house saga, and that the new owners don’t allow their mopey children anywhere near their expensive rides.

Speaking of which…

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