Top 10 Beloved Fictional Homes with Personality

I’ve been to most of these (Castle Dracula via Elizabeth Kostova, does that count?) but feel that there are a few missing…

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Thornfield Hall
 (Mr. Rochester’s home in Jane Eyre)

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 (Mr. Darcy’s home in Pride and Prejudice)

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Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies
(where Sara Crewe gets an education in A Little Princess)

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The Burrow (The Weasley home in the “Harry Potter” Series)

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Satis House (Miss Havisham’s mansion in Great Expectations)

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Jay Gatsby’s House
(The actual house Gatsby’s mansion is supposedly based on for The Great Gatsby)

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The Seven Kingdoms of Westeros
(from George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series)

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Misselthwaite Manor
(The home of Archibald and Colin Craven, and later Mary Lennox in A Secret Garden)

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Barton Cottage (where the Dashwood women move to in Sense and Sensibility)

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Cair Paravel
(the ancient royal seat in C.S. Lewis’s classic “The Chronicles of Narnia”)

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(where The Fellowship began in J.R.R. Tolkein’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy)

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Meduseld (the Golden Hall of the Rohan from “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy)

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Minis Tirith
(the capital city and royal seat of Gondor, from “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy)

What would you add to the list?


One Comment Add yours

  1. clcouch123 says:

    Rivendell, Meduseld, and Minas Tirith? Now that’s complete. I’m not sure I could live underground hence (selfishly) would not recommend adding Bag End. Or the Nautilus (underwater), Captain Nemo’s home. I think Castle Dracula counts, vicariously.

    The women’s house in The Ocean at the end of the Lane is pretty cool, though maybe I think so because the story is a recent read. Literary properties–what a wonderful theme!

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