The house is the family residence of the Salvatore family and is one of the primary sets used in the series. The boarding house is actually an old mansion owned by the Salvatore family and is located in the town of Mystic Falls, Virginia. In the modern era, it is maintained by the human Zach Salvatore.
Before the beginning of the series, Jason Harris wanted to stay at the Salvatore Boarding House, but the owner Zach, closed it down and made all the residents leave because he had family coming, i.e. Stefan and Damon. The real address is 684 Abernathy Rd NE, Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA.
In the present day there are only ruins left located somewhere in the woods. Stefan hides Damon’s ring here, after he had locked him in the Salvatore Boarding House basement.
Salvatore Estate was a place where Stefan, Damon, Giuseppe Salvatore had lived 50 years before the Salvatore Boarding House was built.
When was the Salvatore Boarding House built?
The Salvatore Boarding House was built in 1914 and is the former home to members of the Salvatore Family and the Gilbert Family before being a school. Damon Salvatore, Stefan Salvatore, Caroline Forbes, and, briefly, Jeremy Gilbert, until he moved into the Lockwood Mansion, were the main residents. The Boarding House is said to be one …
In Know Thy Enemy, the Salvatore brothers offer Elena the deed to the house and she accepts. This is done so that Elena has a safe place to live, away from Klaus, and the other Originals. The deed is later broken when Elena dies in the sacrifice ritual in The Sun Also Rises.
In I Was Feeling Epic, in the epilogue, the house now functions as a boarding school and safe haven for supernatural children and young adults under the care and protection of Alaric Saltzman and Caroline Forbes.
Stefan Salvatore (killed by himself) Caroline Forbes (moved out when the Salvatore Boarding House became the Salvatore Boarding School) Damon Salvatore (moved out when the Salvatore Boarding House became the Salvatore Boarding School) Elena Gilbert (moved out when the Salvatore Boarding House became the Salvatore Boarding School) Alaric Saltzman.
In My Brother’s Keeper, Elena moves in with Damon and Stefan moves out. It is also where the new couple first make love. In Bring It On, Stefan moves back to the house. In Pictures of You, Elena moves in with Rebekah. In the end, she is vervained by Stefan and Damon and locked in a cell in the basement.