“Big Bang” Actor’s House for Under $1M

Actor Simon Helberg's Los Angeles home recently entered the market with anything but a "big bang." The actor, who portrays Howard on the sitcom The Big Bang Theory, is selling his very ordinary Craftsman for $849,000. While the two-story home is charming, besides the celebrity name attached to the address, it's quite vanilla. View the listing.

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Actor Simon Helberg arrives at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on January 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Actor Simon Helberg's Los Angeles home recently entered the market with anything but a "big bang." The actor, who portrays Howard on the sitcom <I>The Big Bang Theory</i>, is selling his very ordinary Craftsman for $849,000. While the two-story home is charming, besides the celebrity name attached to the address, it's quite vanilla. <a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/235-S-Ardmore-Ave-Los-Angeles-CA-90004/20780615_zpid/" target="_blank">View the listing</a>.
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Located at 235 South Ardmore Avenue, Helberg's home is in LA's Koreatown. Bulgogi anyone?
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To the right of the large entry foyer is the formal dining room. Hardwood floors run throughout the actor's spread.
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Helberg's living room features hardwood floors and a stacked stone fireplace.
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A closer look at the details in the living room reveal that Helberg (or quite possibly his wife, actress Jocelyn Towne) is really into animal-themed pillows.
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More animal-themed pillows, and in fact, stuffed animals adorn the bench in this lounge space located towards the front of the house.
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A view of the dining room in the 2,569-square-foot home.
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The kitchen features a tiled floor, granite countertops and glass-fronted upper cabinetry.
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The actor scooped up this L.A. pad back in May 2008 for $950,000, which means Helberg is already anticipating a loss on this purchase.
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A view of one of the four bathrooms.
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There are five very ordinary bedrooms in the two-story house.
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Helberg isn't the only <I>Big Bang</i> actor dabbling in L.A. real estate. Kaley Cuoco, who stars as Penny on the show, recently sold her L.A. house for $822,5000 in August.
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The 1910 craftsman features its original leaded-glass windows, a peaked roof and new electrical, A/C and plumbing throughout.
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The home sits on a fairly small lot that measures only .18 acres.
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Pass through the lush backyard and enter the detached guest space that sits above the garage.
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The guess house features its own kitchenette, bathroom, and bedroom.
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