160-year-old home hides disturbing interior straight from horror movie

160-year-old home hides disturbing interior straight from horror movie


A home built in the 1880s has hit the market but ‘scaredy cats’ are warned to steer clear of the property, which sports an interior straight out of a horror movie  The Woodford House in Magill, South Australia, hit the auction market and in the lead up to the date the large ‘unrenovated’ home has been showcased by realestate com.au. ‘Mystery and intrigue, OMG beats anything you will ever see, it’s at every turn!’ real estate agent Anthony Toop wrote in the listing  ‘History, excitement. Challenge your senses. If you are a scaredy cat, don’t come ‘ A home built in the 1880s has hit the market but ‘scaredy cats’ are warned to steer clear of the property which sports an interior straight out of a horror movie ‘Mystery and intrigue, OMG beats anything you will ever see, it’s at every turn!’ real estate agent Anthony Toop wrote in the listingThe bluestone ‘mansion’ was built in 1856 by William Uren eight years after he arrived in Australia and in 2019 it still retains the feeling of a home from the era  ‘He chose this foothills location for its fertile soil and beautiful creek setting,’ Mr Toop wrote RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Alicia Keys gets the keys! California’s one-of-a-kind Razor Paul Allen’s 414-ft mega yacht featuring two helipads and. Share this article Share ‘A viewing deck atop the second storey of the home allowed William to see the ships arriving at Port Adelaide ‘ The interior of the home is unchanged and is said to capture the feel of iconic horror movie Psycho with the listing saying it’s reminiscent of Mrs Bates’ house on the hill  The front door leads into a long hallway split in the middle by the stairs and the old style wallpaper along with the period appropriate decor add to the creepy feel of the interior    The listing also stated the home was not for the faint hearted and ‘scaredy cats’ should steer clear The bluestone ‘mansion’ was built in 1856 by William Uren eight years after he arrived in Australia’This has been in the same family since 1977 The family of six best describe the fun and good times as Mrs Bates in the Hitchcock movie ‘The large home boasts five bedrooms, two bathrooms and parking for three cars on its 2,618m² property Some of those rooms contain period appropriate furniture which adds to the eeriness of the property as well as a number of rooms with mannequins showing the devil, witches and demons, one in a makeshift cellar In one room, a clown is seen sitting on a red chair as a skeleton with a straw-like wig and covered in dirty cloths stares over at it  The property also boasts a tiny chapel which Mr Top said could host a wedding after some renovation  Mr Toop reiterated the feel of the home was one which might make some people uneasy, particularly children   ‘This has been in the same family since 1977. The family of six best describe the fun and good times as Mrs Bates in the Hitchcock movie,’ the listing states In one room, a clown is seen sitting on a red chair as a skeleton with a straw-like wig and covered in dirty cloths stares over at it’Brave people only, leave the kids at home or keep them supervised Watch the steps,’ he wrote.  The exterior of the home also has a feature of old world homes seen in a number of Gothic films and novels with its bluestone and arches windows near one of the entrances  Much of the furniture and fittings remain true to the original era and create an almost surreal time capsule feel however some might find the decor to be on the creepy side  The auction is set for Wednesday, August 25 at 6.00pm.   Mr Toop reiterated the feel of the home was one which might make some people uneasy, particularly children


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