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Stranger Things' haunted mansion is for sale

Creel House awaits you in Rome, in Georgia USA

Stranger Things' haunted mansion is for sale Creel House awaits you in Rome, in Georgia USA

Would you dare to live in Creel House? The iconic and frightening house, which in Stranger Things 4 is the setting for the persecution and massacre of Victor Creel's entire family by Vecna, has just come on the market, for sale for $1.5 million. The announcement sparked excitement among the many fans of the series who continue to this day to be photographed in front of the imposing mansard-roofed façade and its elaborate Second Empire-style Victorian architecture: "You will recognize much of what has been prominently featured in the show's fourth season, including: the majestic formal dining room where telekinesis is no longer practiced during meals; an adjoining parlor, perfect for playing Dungeons and Dragons; and a living room ideal for hosting meetings of the Hellfire Club. [...] But don't be surprised if you find some residual demogorgons skulking about the property. In the event that things get too strange and even go awry, a funeral home is located nearby. Fun Fact: The home is located less than five miles from the Ford Buildings at Berry College, which provided the backdrop for the series' Pennhurst Mental Hospital. Lightyears away from the Upside Down, the home, with its splendor and grand modernization, awaits her next stewards." Are you scary?

The house is obviously not in the fictitious town of Hawkins, but at 906 East 2nd Avenue Rome, Georgia, and for a long time was used as a bed and breakfast. Originally built around 1882 by Colonel Hamilton Yancey, the current owners have restored the house, known as Claremont House, to its original splendour. The structure covers over 5,000 square feet and is divided into two buildings. The main one houses five bedrooms, five bathrooms, eight fireplaces and an unfinished third floor; while the Gothic-style guest house, perfect for hosting friends or for renting out on Airbnb, offers a living room, two or three bedrooms and a bathroom. The interior reflects the elegant and somewhat grim architecture we have seen on Netflix. The exterior foyer leads to the majestic dining room and living room where many original details stand out: intricate handmade book shelves, furniture and a custom-built buffet cabinet. The house also features huge chandeliers, Queen Anne-style furniture, antique portraits made precious by large gilded frames, an antique wall safe and "the most beautiful (and probably the only) cast-iron urinal you've ever seen". The plus? The kitchen has been completely renovated with new appliances, custom cabinetry and an impressive black marble island.

Apparently, set designer Chris Trujillo chose Creel House for its Bates House-like vibe from Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic Psycho, and indeed, it turned out to be a perfect solution to host Vecna's madness, but how many of you would spend $1.5 million to buy it and have the courage to spend night after night in it?