The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has bought the house Twilight couple Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart once called home.

The British hunk sold the property in Los Feliz, California for $6.3 million (£3.9 million) earlier this month (Jan14), and now it has emerged that Parsons was the buyer.

Pattinson bought the pad, known as the Seyler House, in August, 2011, according to

The place has had a string of famous owners, including actors Tim Curry and Noah Wylie, and moviemaker Robert Luketic.

Parsons' new neighbours will include fellow Tv star Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who recently moved in to Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's former home, and Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea.