This is how much it would cost you to live where your favorite Netflix characters do

This is how much it would cost you to live where your favorite Netflix characters do

Living like your Netflix character is expensive as hell and comes with a price tag. The number on that price tag varies from show to show. From the 'Narcos' to 'House of Cards' this is how much it would cost you to rent your most desired Netflix homes. 

BoJack Horseman

With an in-ground pool, wraparound deck, an abundance of natural light, open floor plan, and a view that overlooks the Hollywood sign, Bojack's modern Hollywood Hills home could rent on the higher side of rentals up to $27,500 per month. However, the place is quite messy so will have to be fixed up before being put on the market. 


Photo by Juan Pablo Gutierrez/Netflix
Photo by Juan Pablo Gutierrez/Netflix

The drug lord, Pablo Escobar, poured millions of dollars into building his perfect retreat, which became Hacienda Napoles. Several years after Escobar's 1993 death, the property was ceded to the Colombian government and valued at just $2.23 million USD. 

The monthly rental cost for the Spanish-style villa, which had an airstrip, helipads, 24 artificial lakes, a go-kart track, a 500-seat bullfighting arena, and one of the world's largest private zoos would likely have been in the millions bracket when the property was in its prime.  

In 2014 a private company spent $10 million to fix up the property and opened a theme park on the grounds, but the estate itself sits abandoned, having been repeatedly ransacked. 

Arrested Development

The median monthly rent in today's economy for a 3,000-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 3-bath home like the one the Bluth family lives in is $2,470. However, the rent on the Bluth home gets discounted to $1,900 because of the lack of access to roads and Internet. 

The family's house isn't actually set in Rancho Santa Margarita, a city in Orange County, on the show; it is set in a fictional Sudden Valley subdivision.

Luke Cage

The current median monthly rent in Harlem for an apartment similar to Luke's 1-bedroom, which is located above a Chinese restaurant, is $2,100. 

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

In the show, the apartment that Kimmy Schmidt shares with her roommate, Titus, costs just $475 a month, or only $237.50 per roommate. But in the current market, the median rental price is $1,300 a month, or $650 each for a garden-level, 2-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

It is a bit of a dive, the shower in their apartment on Freeman Street, between West and Eagle Streets, is in the kitchen, and the floors are painted dirt, which could easily result in a bit of a price cut, but certainly not that steep in the New York rental market.

House of Cards

Photo by Nathaniel E. Bell
Photo by Nathaniel E. Bell

Francis and Claire Underwood live in a modest-size brownstone townhouse located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The property boasts of a full-size basement and is outfitted with high-end decor and crown molding, so it is safe to assume a  higher estimate, suggests an estimated cost of $5,800.

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