For sale: Cheap haunted mansion in Upstate New York
With a price tag of US$105,000, a sprawling mansion up for sale in Upstate New York is considered a steal.
But a warning to prospective buyers who like their homes ghost-free: You may want to check out an image captured by Google Street View before signing on the dotted line.
A screenshot shows what appears to be three sets of white handprints on the third-floor windows of the 1880s Queen Anne-style home, located at 32 Church St. in Camden, N.Y.
(Google Street View screengrab)
Except for the possibility of an encounter with an apparition, the three-bedroom residence known as W.H. Dorrance House has a lot going for it. It’s listed on the U.S National Register of Historical Places, and features “gorgeous” stained glass and hardwood floors, not to mention a circular tower with a conical roof.
And there are advantages to owning a home inhabited by ghosts: Less preparation ahead of Halloween.