Ever since I saw What Lies Beneath, it’s been one one my favorite movie houses (another favorite here). The decor is absolutely timeless. What I didn’t know is that it was constructed just for filming and then torn down. According to the production notes, filming started in 1999 in Addison, Vermont, on the banks of Lake Champlain.
They found the perfect location, but they needed a house. That’s when production designers Rick Carter and Jim Teegarden teamed up with worked with director Bob Zemeckis. Together they set out to to design the 3,500-square-foot Nantucket-style shingled house, which was constructed from the ground up. They also designed and built the Feurs’ house next door, as well as the wooden dock leading from the Spencer house to the water.