- The owner of Otis' house in "Sex Education" is concerned millenials will host sex parties there now that his River Wye property will be available to rent from early spring.
- Stuart Morgan told Insider that while he's happy to see the Norwegian-inspired chalet getting so much global interest, he doesn't want fans to throw "wild" parties as a nod to the show.
- "We have very good neighbours who we don't want to disturb," he said.
- Morgan said he and his family are in the process of hiring a property manager to assist with the selection process as they've received over 3,000 rental requests since the start of the year.
- He has even had to hire a security guard for the hillside property, which sits on the border of Wales and England and has featured in both seasons of the hit Netflix show.
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The owner of Otis' house in "Sex Education" said he's concerned fans of the show will throw "wild" parties now that the property is up for rent.
Stuart Morgan, who owns the idyllic chalet featured in both seasons of the popular Netflix show, told Insider he and his family have logged over 3,000 accommodation enquiries globally since the start of the year.
But with a high proportion of those requests coming from millennials, Morgan said they're going to be "very careful" with who they will accept to stay there.
"We have very good neighbours who we don't want to disturb, and yes, absolutely we're going to have to be very careful with who we invite to stay there and set certain parameters about behaviour," Morgan said.
When asked whether it concerns him that some guests may even throw sex parties at the property in a nod to the show — which features teenage sex at a house party — Morgan responded with, "Of course it does."
"We're going to have to manage it very tightly because we have neighbours as well as our own property to worry about," he said.
"If you get a wild party, if you get a lot of noise pollution that would be unfortunate."
The property is inundated with requests from millennials wanting to live like Otis
Morgan said they're currently in the process of employing a property manager who will set guidelines and criteria for potential holidaymakers and carry out routine inspections.
The chalet, which sits on the border of Wales and England, is currently undergoing minor upgrades before being available for rental in early spring.
"We've just been making sure the property is in tip-top condition before we commit, because we want a good product for people who are prepared to pay money to stay there," Morgan said.
He has owned the lush River Wye property since 2002, but after moving three miles down the road with his family a few years ago, he began renting it out to tenants.
Following the success of "Sex Education," he's making it available for tourists and fans of the show.
Morgan said the property previously attracted families and older couples, but since the British show took off in January 2019, the demographic has changed dramatically.
He said he's been inundated with requests from young people wanting to live like Otis Milburn from as far as the United States, Brazil, and Australia.
"It's going to be a lot younger millennials, as you say, groups of millennials wanting to come down and say they've stayed there," Morgan said.
Morgan said the Norwegian-inspired chalet has also become a "magnet for location finders," despite it being a "difficult place to find."
The family who owns the property hired a security guard
While he said people are "perfectly entitled to take photos from public footpaths and roads," there have also been instances where some fans have taken it too far.
The family has had to hire a security guard as more people attempt to trespass onto the 108-year-old hillside property.
"You get a few idiots who want to try and take it a bit further and try and get on the property as well.
"People sort of walking down the driveway and going past private property signs, and we had to employ a security guard for certain times," Morgan said.
But despite the quiet area now "unfortunately" seeing extra traffic, the chalet owner said he's proud his property has been part of such an "enjoyable" show.
"I'm surprised by how much I've enjoyed it actually, my wife and sit down and watch it.
"It's really enjoyable, it's fast-paced, it's good acting, very beautifully shot, it's good."
However, he said his two teenage sons refuse to watch the show about teenage sexuality with them.
"They watch it on their own to be honest, they're a bit coy about watching it with us, you know typical teenagers — you can't really get an opinion out of them," Morgan said.
However, he did say his 15 and 17-year-old sons "get plenty of attention about it at school."
Guests can enjoy a sauna on the famous back porch
The three-storey chalet boasts five bedrooms, three bathrooms and interior and exterior wood panelling, but the "most popular part" which viewers will recognize is the back porch which overlooks the stunning valley.
Morgan said renters will even be able to enjoy the view a little more with the addition of a sauna.
"The deck at the front is the most popular part, always has been even before 'Sex Education,' it's been beautiful," he said.
"And we're having an external sauna built at the moment, which will see people enjoy the viewpoint as well."
Netflix has confirmed a third season of "Sex Education," so with the show tipped to return to screens sometime in 2021, Morgan said he's eagerly waiting to hear back from the studio to find out whether they'd like to film at the chalet again.
If they do, he said he'd be "rather compliant" if they so desire to film an awkward interaction between Otis and his mother in the newly-built sauna.
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