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‘Schitt’s Creek’ motel is going up for sale: report
September 29, 2020
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Jesse Tipping, the owner of the building that served as the show's Rosebud Motel, told south-central Ontario news outlet, the Orangeville Banner, that he is planning to sell the property given the success of the popular comedy series.
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“I’m actually in the process of putting it up for sale,” he said days after the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, which aired on Sept. 20. “It’ll be up for sale next month.”
The iconic fictional motel, which is located at 308399 Hockley Road in Orangeville, Ontario, appeared in all six seasons of “Schitt’s Creek,” but it has also notably housed NBA stars such as Jamal Murray and Kyle Alexander before they were signed to pro teams.
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Before the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s team decided to film at the desolate motel – which is around 54 miles away from Ontario’s capital city of Toronto – the location was already featured in minor and major productions, including low-budget horror movies and the 2005 action-thriller film “A History of Violence.”
A year after “Schitt’s Creek” made the Rosebud Motel home, it was featured in the 2016 James Franco-led mini-series, “11.22.63,” a science fiction show based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name.