You will soon be able to make all you dreams of living like Daniel LaRusso come true — at least for a couple days.
A few months ago we told you about how LaRusso’s mansion from Cobra Kai had hit the real estate market. Located in Marietta, Georgia (the series is shot there even though it’s set in Southern California), the 9,214 square foot home was listed on Realtor.com with an asking price of $2.6 million. Not cheap, but a small price to pay to be able to recreate that big fight between the competing dojos from the end of the last season.
The mansion is officially referred to as “Villa Flora,” and supposedly its Tuscan design “was inspired by the [owners’] time living on the Amalfi Coast.” Built in 2008, the house counts two sitting former U.S. Presidents and golfer and beverage innovator Arnold Palmer among its former guests. If you missed the earlier story, here are a few photos that will be very recognizable to Cobra Kai fans.
The home’s carefully designed pool has served as the setting for numerous scenes between Ralph Macchio’s Daniel La Russo and his daughter Sam, played by Mary Mouser.
Even the kitchen has been featured on the show. We’d recognize that gigantic stove anywhere. Bring on Daniel’s mom’s chicken cacciatore.
We don’t necessarily remember this room from an appearance on the show, but that rustic shower looks like something Daniel would be very into.
If you were thinking of getting into the Daniel LaRusso-related housing market, though, you missed your chance. According to TMZ , the house has been sold for $2.4 million — and that when the final purchase is complete “the anonymous buyer will turn the 6-bed, 6.5-bath Villa Flora mansion into a luxury Airbnb where devoted Cobra Kai fans can stay.”
They also note that Jamie Foxx was interested in buying the house a few months ago. Imagine going to take some pictures of the Cobra Kai house and seeing Jamie Foxx walk out the front door to get his morning paper. That would be wild. Instead, it’ll be a plush vacation home for people who want to pretend they are a karate champion turned car salesman whose children don’t like him. Sounds great! The Coolest Karate Kid Easter Eggs in Cobra Kai Season 3
1. A Meeting Over Tea
After mostly being ignored in Cobra Kai ’s first two seasons, The Karate Kid Part II becomes hugely important this season, when Daniel travels to Japan to try to negotiate a deal to save his business. Once there, he travels to Mr. Miyagi’s village in Okinawa, where he has a chance encounter with Kumiko (Tamlyn Tomita), the niece of the woman Mr. Miyagi had loved and left Japan over many decades earlier. In The Karate Kid Part II , Daniel and Kumiko have a tentative romance, although the character was written out of the series in the beginning […]