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Madonna's Childhood Home In Rochester Hills, Mich. Is For Sale

It's been through an arson but it looks good.

The original Material Girl's old house is up for grabs.

Madonna's childhood home in Rochester Hills, Mich. was listed by RE/MAX last week for US$479,000.

The superstar's family moved out of the property in 2001, according to USA Today. It was bought by someone off eBay, who then sold it to someone else who lived there until 2008, The Detroit News reported.

The house was heavily damaged in a suspected arson that year, and remained empty until 2012 when it was purchased by the current owner for US$91,700, TMZ wrote. The current list price reflects major renovations since then.


Madonna attended the nearby Rochester Adams High School before she became a star.

The 2,700 sq.-ft. house on Oklahoma Avenue was built in 1969 has five bedrooms and three bathrooms, according to the listing.


Current owners Erika and Daniel Juhl told the Detroit News they didn't know Madonna had lived in the home until after they had already put an offer in.

Erika Juhl said the house attracts Madonna fans on a daily basis: "We've had people travel a 12-hour road trip, round-trip, just to come see the house and go home."


She suspected Madonna may have also visited when she was in town for a concert and when she was in Michigan to enroll her daughter in university, because she had seen black SUVs with tinted windows pull up outside.

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