Amityville Horror House Up for Sale

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A 1970s photo of the home of the murdered DeFeo family in Amityville, N.Y.


It’s one of TIME’s Top 10 Haunted Places. As of Tuesday, it’s on the open market — for $1.15 million.

November 14, 1974 first brought the “Amityville Horror” home into focus, after then-23-year-old Ronald DeFeo Jr. murdered his parents and four younger siblings. But much of the current attention stems from the family that moved in afterwards — the Lutz couple — who claimed that the house was haunted.

The alleged signs, which ranged from toilet water turning backwards to jello-like substances leaking from walls, helped turn the home into a business boon. By 1977, there was a novel and by 1979, a series of films were in the making.

As for Tuesday’s seven-figure asking price, the BBC reports that it stems from a series of recent renovations done on the Dutch Colonial structure.