Jesse Pinkman's 'Breaking Bad' house could be yours for $1.6 million

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By Chris Serico

For the right price, "Breaking Bad" fanatics who want to live like Jesse Pinkman (preferably as a law-abiding citizen) can do so in the real-life house that's just gone up for sale.

The real-life Albuquerque, New Mexico, house that fictionally was owned by Jesse Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad" was expected to go on the market July 28.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

"Meth lab not included," reads part of Coldwell Banker's press release, first issued as an exclusive to TODAY.com.

The family room of the real-life house owned by fictional "Breaking Bad" character Jesse Pinkman measures approximately 376 square feet.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

Susan C. Feil and her daughter Alicia Feil Peterson, associate brokers for Coldwell Banker, revealed that the two-story Spanish Colonial revival house went on the market Tuesday, when it was listed for $1.6 million.

"The owners contacted us because we have a reputation for doing real estate in Albuquerque and marking unique properties," Alicia told TODAY.com. "They thought that this was definitely going to be a unique opportunity that would appeal to a variety of buyers, not just in our market, but globally."

This house in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was inhabited by "Breaking Bad" character Jesse Pinkman during the series' filming.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

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Built by noted developer Leon Watson in the tony Albuquerque Country Club neighborhood, the two-story, 3,500-square-foot house features four bedrooms, two porches, original wood floors and stone-framed doors, windows, chimneys and fireplaces.

It's believed to be the first major "Breaking Bad" residential property to go on the market since the series wrapped on Sept. 29, 2013.

The home, featured on "Breaking Bad," is close to Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

On the TV series, the house was a source of tension from the very beginning.

In the second episode of the third season, Jesse's parents clash with him as they try to sell the house that had been owned by his aunt, Ginny, for whom Jesse cared during her terminal battle with cancer.

"I bought the place," Jesse Pinkman tells his parents on "Breaking Bad," while moving into this house in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

"Jesse, the house has been sold!" Jesse's mother says, protesting the way he's approaching the front door. "The new owners are expected at any moment. Where do you think you're going?"

Retorts Jesse, "Inside. I bought the place."

Featured on "Breaking Bad," this house in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was built by Leon Watson.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

In addition to highlighting the house's exterior throughout the series, "Breaking Bad" initially used the interior for shoots before building a replica of it for subsequent party sequences and other intense scenes.

In reality, however, nonstop parties aren't typical in this part of Albuquerque, according to Alicia. "It's a really quiet neighborhood."

The house that Jesse Pinkman owned on "Breaking Bad" is a two-story, 3,500-square-foot building in New Mexico's Albuquerque Country Club neighborhood.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

Her mother told TODAY.com that when she moved back to Albuquerque from Santa Fe, she got a huge kick from watching on-location filming of "Breaking Bad" during its Emmy-winning, five-season run.

"It's always been fun to watch the episodes and go, 'Oh, my God, that's the restaurant! I was just there the other day!'" Susan added.

This Albuquerque, New Mexico, house is one of two "Breaking Bad" homes that went on the market July 28, 2015.Eric Trujillo / Coldwell Banker Legacy

Have a little more than $1.6 million to spend? There's another "Breaking Bad" house that went on the market as of Tuesday: Gretchen and Elliot Schwartz's new house — featured in the series finale — could be yours for $2.65 million. Both listings can be found on BreakingBadHouse.com.

Not for sale (just yet) is Alicia's own house, which was featured in the 11th episode of "Breaking Bad" Season 4, during which Ted Beneke tries — and painfully fails — to escape Kuby and Huell's supervision.

"I was watching it, and I was like, 'Oh, my God, there's my [old] couch!" Susan recalled.

Want the local "Breaking Bad" experience without applying for a mortgage? As TODAY.com reported earlier this month, the "BaD" trolley tour drives by many of the series' memorable locations, including Jesse's house, Walter White's house, the car wash, and Saul Goodman's law office.

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