Live in the Young Ones house

Flat for rent.... for £525 a month

The filthy, dilapidated student digs in The Young Ones would hardly be described as a ‘des res’ – but now you could live in the house where it was filmed for £525 a month.

The house in the Bishopston district of Bristol has been converted into apartments since exterior scenes for the sitcom were shot in the Eighties – with a one-bedroom flat there now on the market.

Estate agent Mike Kendall, of Kendall Harper Lettings, said: ‘People are definitely intrigued when they find out its history.

‘We were offered once by the council a chance to put up a plaque to mark the spot but they wanted £400 from me to do it so we didn’t bother.’

External scenes featuring the house include this one, with Madness ‘playing’ Our House in the street as a riot erupts:

Though we’ve no idea why whoever uploaded the clip onto YouTube has flipped the image left-to-right…

Published: 25 Nov 2009

Live comedy picks

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.