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Houses of Horror IQ Test

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Houses of Horror IQ Test

In an effort to ease your mind about the condition of your own home and to offer a guidepost of hope, below are a number of examples of homes that could use a lot of TLC. There are fifteen iconic houses with a manacing or dubious history. Can you name them all?

Can you recognize the house, or the location?

Toms River, NJ

Amityville Horror House

Toms River, NJ

Dutch Colonial house on Long Island

1) Toms River, NJ

Northumberland, UK

Harry Potter – Alnwick Castle

Northumberland, UK

Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets

2) Northumberland, UK

East Corinth, VT

Beetlejuice

East Corinth, VT

The Maitland’s quaint, turn-of-the-century home

3) East Corinth, VT

Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, UK

Woman In Black –¬†Cotterstock Hall

Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, UK

Gothic-style backdrop of the sinister Eel Marsh House

4) Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, UK

South Pasadena, CA

Halloween

South Pasadena, CA

Michael Myers’ simple two-story house, now a chiropractic office

5) South Pasadena, CA

Salem, MA

Hocus Pocus

Salem, MA

Max and Dani’s house with iconic lookout tower and red-trimmed porch

6) Salem, MA

Salem, MA

House Of 7 Gables

Salem, MA

Turner-Ingersoll Mansion, a Jacobian, post-Medieval home

7) Salem, MA

West Hollywood, CA

Nightmare On Elm Street

West Hollywood, CA

Traditional/Modernist Fusion, two-story Spaulding Square home

8) West Hollywood, CA

Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Rocky Horror Picture Show – Oakley Court Hotel

Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Victorian Gothic country house backdrop for Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s Rock Horror Picture Show

9) Windsor, Berkshire, UK

Simi Valley, CA

Poltergeist

Simi Valley, CA

Mock-Tudor-style home harboring an evil secret beneath its foundation

10) Simi Valley, CA

Mount Hood, OR

The Shining

Mount Hood, OR

Fictional Overlook Hotel, Timberline Lodge, a government-owned National Historic Landmark

11) Mount Hood, OR

Perryopolis, PA

Silence of the Lambs

Perryopolis, PA

Buffalo Bob’s century-old, charming home

12) Perryopolis, PA

Palatine Bridge, NY

Addams Family House

Toluca Lake: movie adaptations

Palatine Bridge, NY: Gomez Addams House inspiration

13) Toluca Lake

Lakewood, WA

Rose Red: Thornewood Castle

Lakewood, WA

Tudor Gothic-style English 16th century mansion, deconstructed and shipped to Lakewood, WA

14) Lakewood, WA

Atlanta, GA

Zombieland

Atlanta, GA

Buckhead mansion serves as Bill Murray’s Hollywood estate

15) Atlanta, GA

How Many Did You Get?

These are all examples of homes where a great deal of work was done to make them sinister or menacing. Your home may not suffer the same level of disrepair, but we do need to give them a little TLC from time to time.

Do you have your own house of horrors?

When you are ready to improve your own house of horror, give me a call for your free 15-minute Clarity Call at 847-412-0692

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