May 26, 2024

House of Horrors in Texas Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

Skeletons, coffins, and spiders, oh my!

A “haunted” house that has been scaring people in Baird, TX, has officially creeped out social media, making it this week’s most popular home on Realtor.com®.

The home has been operating as a seasonal haunted house and boasts a staged interior decked out with spooky scenes. Skeletons adorn the living room, where the Grim Reaper lurks in the background. Tarantulas crawl the walls of the kitchen. There’s even a secret door found behind a coffin.

Bonus: Its affordable price won’t scare away buyers!

Other homes that made the popularity list include a historic mansion in Ohio featured on HGTV’s “If Walls Could Talk,” three buildable oceanfront properties in Florida, and an entertainer’s dream home with a custom bar in Illinois.

For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, keep on scrolling.

Price: $674,900
Why it’s here: 
This Texas farmhouse is big on design, value, and efficiency.

Offering stylish modern living, the three-bedroom home built in 2019 features an interior that looks straight out of a magazine.

The first-floor primary suite has dual vanities and an oversized, walk-in shower. A loft area overlooks the two-story living room and leads to two more spacious bedrooms. The home is equipped with energy-efficient features as well.

The home sits on a 2-acre lot, and there is an option to purchase an adjacent 9 acres with a pond.

Bullard, TX

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Price: $99,900
Why it’s here: 
The former Boteler Flats is looking for the next buyer to restore its former glory.

Located in the Museum Hill Historic District, the 6,388-square-foot structure was built in 1900 and requires extensive repairs, hence the low price. The three-story, multifamily home could be transformed into an income-producing property.

The seller has already started the restoration process of reroofing, rebuilding parapet walls, and relaying brickwork.

Saint Joseph, MO

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Price: $424,500
Why it’s here:
This cottage features spectacular views of Lake Lanier.

Built in 1972, the three-bedroom cabin features an open floor plan. The two-story living area has a wall of windows and sliders that open to a deck. A lower level offers a cozy family room and primary bedroom.

The 1.3-acre property comes with a detached garage and a boat launch.

Murrayville, GA

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Price: $349,000
Why it’s here: 
This charming and affordably priced Victorian has been featured on HGTV’s “If Walls Could Talk.”

The 4,860-square-foot home boasts a wood-paneled foyer, solarium, “coachman’s room,” and formal sitting room. A former owner reportedly insured the historic wallpaper in many of the rooms.

Built in 1895, the four-bedroom home features six fireplaces, two offices, double-stacked crown moldings, and preserved hardwood floors. The entertainment room with a bar area previously served as a ballroom.

Salem, OH

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Price: $100,000
Why it’s here:
This home goes up for auction on April 14, and the low price is the suggested opening bid.

Built in 1997, the three-bedroom farmhouse boasts a cozy 1,521 square feet of living space. The bright and open floor plan includes a modern kitchen and a living room with a fireplace.

Nestled on 2 acres, the farmhouse comes with a two-stall horse barn, pony barn, and shed.

Loysville, PA

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Price: $174,747,536
Why it’s here: 
This premium listing includes three buildable oceanfront properties. Though, they can be purchased individually. Combined, they measure 15 acres with 812 linear feet of ocean frontage.

Interior photos of the six-bedroom home are not available, and the listing states that “this living area in the home sustained no water damage from the hurricane and is move-in ready.”

The gated property is located in the Port Royal community and is just 10 minutes away from the airport.

Naples, FL

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Price: $570,000
Why it’s here: 
This stately brick home has been in the same family for nearly a century.

Built in 1925, the four-bedroom home features many historic details, including two staircases, decorative fireplaces, and restored hardwood flooring. A cute kitchen comes with built-in seating, and the third floor could be turned into another bedroom or entertainment room. There’s also a screened porch and one-car garage.

The house is currently pending sale.

Columbus, OH

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Price: $218,400
Why it’s here:
This home on 10 wooded acres “seems too good to be true,” the listing states.

The four-bedroom, 2,304-square-foot home features an open floor plan with high ceilings throughout. A spacious kitchen has a center island and sliders that open to a porch. The primary suite boasts an oversized closet and a soaking tub.

There are two front decks and one deck out back.

Harrison, AR

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Price: $949,500
Why it’s here: 
This entertainer’s dream home features two living areas, a recreation room, and a full custom bar.

Built in 1985, the five-bedroom dwelling boasts 6,014 square feet of living space. The primary suite can be found on the main level, and the chef’s kitchen comes with access to oversized decks. The lower level has walk-out access, two bedrooms, and a full bar and home office.

The 5-acre property includes an attached, three-car garage and an outbuilding. It’s pending sale.

Barrington Hills, IL

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Price: $125,000
Why it’s here: 
Calling all Halloween fans: Here’s your chance to own an authentic haunted house.

Set on nearly 2 creepy acres, this three-bedroom home operates seasonally as a haunted house. The entire 2,168 square feet of living space has been designed to shock and scare. Skeletons hang from the walls, blood oozes from kitchen cabinets, and a “funeral viewing room” features an open casket. If that doesn’t freak you out, the surgery room and abandoned school bus certainly will.

The property is being sold as is. Most of the props in the house can be purchased separately.

Baird, TX

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