Inside the Tanners’ ‘Full House’ House and Its Actual San Francisco Location

Their door is always open. DJ Tanner, Stephanie Tanner, and Kimmy Gibbler return to their iconic childhood home from Full House for the Netflix spinoff series, Fuller House. But some things have changed with the show’s set and the actual house it was based on. Here’s what we know about the Tanner-Fuller house and its actual location in San Francisco.

DJ Tanner took over her dad’s house on the Netflix spinoff series ‘Fuller House’

There’s always room for more in the Tanner-Fuller house. In the Netflix original series, the women return to their childhood home for more adventures together with their families. Most recently, that means making room for Stephanie’s baby girl, Danielle Jo Tanner. And with a couple of the members getting engaged, Steve Hale and Jimmy Gibbler might be moving in, too. 

Is the Full House house real though? Technically, yes. The front of the house, seen during the opening of both Fuller House and Full House, actually exists. The inside, however, is not as real as some fans hope.

The cast of 'Full House'
The cast of ‘Full House’ | Craig Sjodin/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images

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The ‘Full House’ house is a real house

Although this home is a huge part of Fuller House and Full House, the physical house is actually a private residence in San Francisco. Tourists can stop by the street and have a picnic, like the Tanners, in the park across the street, though the house isn’t available for tours or for visitors to catch a glimpse of the inside.

In fact, this house has since been updated from its appearance on the 1990s sitcom. When it was on the market in 2019, the house had a new black door and a totally modern interior, according to pictures from Today. This is completely different from the inside of the house seen on the show, which was a set built for the series. 

Characters Danny, Stephanie, and DJ of 'Full House'
Characters Danny, Stephanie, and DJ of ‘Full House’ | Walt Disney Television via Getty Images Photo Archives

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What makes the Tanner-Fuller house different?

Fans first caught a glimpse inside the Tanner home when Full House premiered in 1987. There was a garage, which they transformed into Joey’s room. DJ and Stephanie roomed together, though later DJ got her own room and Michelle moved in with Stephanie. Uncle Jesse had his own room, too. Once Uncle Jesse married Rebecca, they moved into the attic together eventually with their twin boys.

Fuller House used the same set, which became a home for DJ and her three boys, as well as Kimmy Gibbler and her family. With Netflix’s spinoff series, the cast returned to the Tanner home, where DJ made new memories and even got engaged. It’s only a matter of time before the character is finally married to Steve, thanks to the second half of season 5 coming in June 2020 to the streaming platform.

This house was, of course, just a set. According to Today, the actual house in San Francisco has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. It was listed at almost $6 million.