The house has been off and on the market for what seems like the entire length of its controversial life, with a price tag ranging from in the millions to the low low tune of 850K which finally sealed the deal. Always the quintessential “haunted house” that has served as the icon of domestic terror for almost 40 years now, the house, built in 1927 was originally the site of a grisly multiple murder in November of 1974. Afterwards George Lutz and his family moved in only to be driven from the home by what they claimed were “demonic” forces after just 28 days. The book and movie, which told the Lutz’s tale has become one of the most recognized tales of hauntings ever committed to the mainstream consciousness. The house, a 5k sq ft Dutch colonial is barely recognizable from the image that once terrified us as children. The property taxes on this little number, however, still chilling…
Tags: 1974-11-00, Amityville Horror, Amityville House, Armed Attack, Babylon (town) New York, Fringe theory, Haunted attraction, Haunted house, Lutz, Paranormal, The Amityville Horror
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