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How Much Does It Cost To Live In These Famous Haunted Houses?

Ghosts not included.

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1. The Shandor Building (Ghostbusters) -- $1,285,000


55 Central Park West, New York, NY

Built in 1929, “Spook Central” is actuality a swanky co-op overlooking Central Park. While the rooftop temple doesn’t exist -- it was a matte painting added in post-production -- the historic landmark boasts stunning views of Manhattan and famous residents like Calvin Kline and fashion designer Donna Karan. Prices vary by unit; the coveted penthouse apartment is currently for sale at a cool $35 million. Egg-cooking counters and fridge-based hellscapes come extra.

2. The Ennis House (The House on Haunted Hill) -- $4,500,000


2607 Glendower Ave, Los Angeles, CA

When the Ennis House -- the setting of William Castle’s notorious schlocker -- was put up for sale in 2009, it was listed at $15 million. Two years later, billionaire Ronald Burkle picked up the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home for less than a third of that. Forget ghosts. Economic collapse is what’s really scary.

3. Katie and Micah’s Suburban Palace (Paranormal Activity) -- $560,887


13236 or 13339 Bavarian Drive, Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA

There’s some debate about the exact address of the Paranormal Activity house. See, director Oren Peli -- who used his own home in the production of his $15,000 horror hit -- lived in one of those tract-housing communities where all the houses look almost exactly the same. It makes sense; after all, his movie looks almost exactly like The Blair Witch Project.

4. The Freelings’ (Poltergeist) -- $143,500


4267 Roxbury Street, Simi Valley, California

Although the 1994 Northridge quake almost did it in, the site of The Beast’s first attack is very much not in the Netherworld. That was actually a four-foot model, positioned over an industrial vacuum while special effects guys fired at it with shotguns. The house is built on top of an old cemetery, though. That part is totally true.

5. The Lamberts’ Totally Not-Haunted Back-Up House (Insidious) -- $5,500/month


1153 S Point View St., Los Angeles, CA

Unlike most of the houses on this list, you actually have a shot at this one; this cozy little 3-bedroom was available for rent as recently as September. This is actually the second house featured in the film. See, the twist (as the movie’s poster puts it) is that “it’s not the house that’s haunted.” Thanks for spoiling that, poster.

6. The McNeil House (The Exorcist) -- $2,586,590


3600 Prospect St NW, Washington DC

Despite what you see on-screen during William Friedkin’s famous possession flick, the house that Pazuzu built doesn’t actually have an attic. Or a side-wing. Or those famous “Hitchcock” stairs (they’re on the other side of the fence). But hey, it also doesn’t have three crappy sequels, so that’s something.

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