Real Haunted Houses for Sale in the U.S. – Would You Buy One? [VIDEOS]
For some people it’s Halloween everyday. What if you lived in a haunted house everyday of the year? There are some real “haunted” houses for sale in the U.S. and they could be yours; for the right price.
The Hinsdale ‘Dandy’ House
This house has been purchased with the hope of turning it into a museum. Tours can be booked here.
The Hinsdale or ‘Dandy House’ as it has also been called, has a very long history,(since 1850) of being haunted or possessed. Located near Olean, New York on a secluded farm road it has been the subject of books and paranormal documentary shows. Ghosts have been seen in or around the house with ghost cars, house vibrations, visitor cars being possessed, weird noises, chimney bricks being removed and more.
Ma Barker House
This former gangster hideout is up for sale; to the right family. The house is where the longest shootout in FBI history took place in 1935. It is a 9 1/2 acre estate in Central Florida with 342 ft. of lake front property and also includes original home furnishings. Kate “Ma” Barker and her son Fred stood against the FBI, the home is riddled with bullet holes. Voices and noises are still heard late at night.Current asking price is $889,000.
The Hampton Lillibridge
The Hampton Lillibridge home is a beautiful, historic, restored home that is part of the Georgia National Landmark Property. There have been reports of strange noises, footsteps, moving furniture, ghostly sightings, and more. You can read more about the home and it’s strange phenomenons here. The home is currently listed at around $1.3 million dollars.
The Sowden House
The Sowden House is the location of the ‘Black Dahlia’ murder of Elizabeth Short in 1947. The case has gone unsolved for almost 70 years now. There are still rumors of seeing a woman in a black dress cruising the hallways at night. The house has been renovated with a $2 million face lift and is now used as a back drop in many movies and TV shows like ‘The Aviator’, ‘L.A. Confidential’ and ‘90210’.
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The Dakota Building
The Dakota Building is located in New York City and was the one time home of John Lennon. Lennon was murdered at the entry of the building in 1980 and it seems his ghost doesn’t want to leave. It is said that Yoko (Lennon’s widow) has even seen John’s ghost playing the piano in their apartment. He’s not the only ghost hanging out there either. Reports of an Indian figure watching the entrance, children in the halls and a lady crying have all been noted of the building. There is currently a corner apartment available in the building at a reduced price of $14.5 million, if you’re up for it!
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I personally, would not buy a house that is ‘rumored’ to be haunted. I don’t really believe in ghosts, but why take the chance. I would constantly be thinking that every little noise was a ghost. The mind would start playing tricks, even if there wasn’t really anything there you would probably start believing it to be true. I say if they want the homes that badly then let them have it. What do you think? Would you buy a “haunted” house?