To get into the Halloween spirit, Redfin identified 10 homes across the nation that would be the perfect place to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. These Victorian beauties feature steeply pitched roofs, wrap-around porches and beautiful spiral staircases, perfect for hanging a cobweb or two. Take a look, if you dare.
329 Essex St, Salem MA 01970
Year Built: 1871
Listed By: Merry Fox Team, Merry Fox Realty
Smack dab in the middle of the McIntire Historic District in Salem, MA, this historic has been restored to its original glory circa 1871. Although it was constructed well after the Salem Witch Trials, we can’t help but put this on our list of dream homes to decorate for Halloween! The interior of the house maintains all of its original detail, just check out the elaborate front staircase. This is the perfect house to conjure up a little hocus pocus.
1011 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008
Year Built: 1907
Listed By: Cynthia Hill, Cynthia Hill Properties
Rounded turrets, clawfoot tubs and a secret passageway, oh my! This home in Houston Heights, also known as The Webber House, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. It was built back in 1907 and happens to be the most expensive house on our list. Throw a few jack-o’-lanterns and tombstones in the yard and you’re set for a scaring.
419 5th St, Oregon City, OR 97045
Year Built: 1895
Listed By: Jim Riggle, Riggle & Associates, Inc.
You could throw one “killer” office costume party at this former business. The 118-year-old house-turned-law office in Oregon City is equipped with a lobby, conference room, kitchen and bath. It’s perfect for anyone looking to spook, err work, from home.
744 Clay St., Port Townsend, WA 98368
Year Built: 1889
Listed By: Valerie Schindler, Windermere Hood Canal- Brinnon
This monstrous Victorian mansion is nearly 5,800 sq. ft. It’s called the Starrett House and was built in 1889. The home overlooks the city and bay of Port Townsend. It has eight bedrooms, seven baths and an enchanting spiral staircase. This property comes at a screaming deal, compared to its original listing price of $1.7 million, back in 2004.
1307 Josephine St, Denver, CO 80206
Year Built: 1896
Listed By: Jennifer Apel, Nostalgic Homes
Trick-or-Treaters probably love ringing the doorbell of this Victorian mansion in the Congress Park neighborhood of Denver. The three-story home features all original woods throughout and seven fireplaces. It seems like the ideal spot to cozy up and tell a few ghost stories during those cold Rocky Mountain months.
222 Walnut St., Peekskill, NY 10566
Year Built: 1898
Listed By: John Kincart, Houlihan Lawrence Inc.
This Victorian gem called “Maybelle,” was built in 1898 and has been impeccably maintained through the years. Located about an hour out of Manhattan, in Westchester County, the home features carved moldings, pocket doors and beautiful dark wood floors. The spacious attic could be dressed up for a frightful affair on October 31.
530 W Front St, Statesville, NC 28677
Year Built: 1904
Listed By: Brittany Marlow, Excel Real Estate Group
This historic Queen Anne Victorian home in Iredell County, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. All the more reason we’d love to dress it up for the upcoming holiday! A former bed and breakfast, this home has four large bedrooms and four full baths. Plus, it’s every witch and warlock’s dream; there are nine working fireplaces throughout!
1201 E Marvin Ave E, Waxahachie, TX 75165
Year Built: 1888
Listed By: Teresa McNiel, Coldwell Banker Residential
Straight out of Grimm’s fairy tales, this looks like the house Hansel and Gretel stumble upon in the deep forest. Unfortunately, you won’t find any witches inside this candy-like Ellis County property. Instead you’ll see breathtaking woodwork and 35 original stained glass windows.
803 S College St, Georgetown, TX 78626
Year Built: 1880
Listed By: Craig Hecht, Hecht Real Estate Group
You won’t have to do much to this mansion in downtown Georgetown, TX. Just hang a ton of cobwebs and some huge spiders all over the front for a good spooking. This historic house has been completely restored. It features two of everything, plus a library, elevator, and six fireplaces.
155 Greenville St, Newnan, GA 30263
Year Built: 1842
Listed By: Kyle Embler, Atlanta Intown Real Estate
“The Ghost of Hollywood’s Past” would be the perfect party theme at this home in Newnan, GA. The property itself is a piece of showbiz history. It was featured in the Disney film, “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.” Built in 1842, it’s the oldest home on our list. A former bed & breakfast and event venue, this home has seen its share of Halloween fun. It features a Koi pond, pool and gazebo, as well as museum quality renovations.
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