Amityville Horror House Up for Sale
Owner seeks $1.15M for famous murder site
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2010 3:36 AM CDT
This house located at 112 Ocean Avenue in the town of Amityville, Long Island, is one of America's most famous 'haunted' houses.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The Long Island house made famous by the Amityville Horror movie has hit the market for $1.15 million, horrors not included. A family of 6 was murdered in the home in 1975, and the movie was loosely based on the haunting the next family to move in claimed to have experienced. Later owners reported no problems with the oozing slime, demonic pig, and other assorted horrors depicted in the movie, AP notes. Gawkers, however, were a problem, especially on Halloween.

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cognitivefilter
May 26, 2010 7:12 AM CDT
in this market.....such a home will haunt the listings for GENERATIONSSSSSS
citizenstrange
May 25, 2010 8:00 PM CDT
I think the PC term is Amityville Bordello.
youngblood
May 25, 2010 5:40 PM CDT
a friend of mine got an apartment in a nice building much cheaper then what other people were paying for their apartment in that building because a girl hung herself in his apartment and so I said to my friend who lives there doesn't that creep you out that she committed suicide here and he said "no, I just loves that I got the apartment so much cheaper"...go figure!!