The Eli house: Where was Eli filmed? Filming Location of the 2019 horror Netflix movie

Eli Film Location
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Eli is the new Netflix horror story about a young boy who suffers a rare disease, causing him severe allergic reactions to the outdoors. This force him to live like a bubble boy until his parents take him to a secluded house to follow an experimental treatment.

The cast is lead by Charlie Shotwell (Captain Fantastic) as Eli, Kelly Reilly (Yellowstone, Britannia) as his mother Rose, Sadie Sink (Stranger Things) as Haley, Lili Taylor (The Conjuring) as Dr. Isabella Horn, and Max Martini (The Order) as the father Paul.

Eli was filmed in Louisiana, and you may be wondering where is the infamous house located. Some readers asked if this haunted mansion is the same location as the one from the hit series The Haunting of Hill House. Here is the answer:

Eli House
The sinister exterior of Eli house looks like made with CGI, and it is. But we find out that the creepy manor is inspired by the Old Beauregard Parish Jail in DeRidder (Beauregard Parish). Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps




Where was Eli filmed
This Gothic Revival structure is an iconic building registered as a historic place. It is know as the Gothic jail and also as the Hanging Jail, after an incident where two men were hanged here in 1928. Erected in 1914, today is sitting vacant. Image courtesy of DanielCD


Eli movie Oak Alley
The oak-shrouded lane blurred by fog, leading up to the property is very Mississippian: it may have been filmed in a historic plantation like Evergreen Plantation (pictured), or the Oak Alley Plantation, both located in the outskirts of New Orleans. Image by Netflix and Alexey Sergeev - Evergreen Plantation Map

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  1. The exterior shot of the entrance drive to the CGI mansion sure looked like the entrance to Oak Alley.

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    1. Thanks, we were not sure which oak alley was used for filming.

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