‘The Conjuring’ house is for sale in Rhode Island only for…

When is the best time to sell a haunted property other than in the weeks leading up to Halloween? Take, for example, the haunted Rhode Island home that served as the impetus for the creation of James Wan’s cult classic, The Conjuring.

It was reported that a witch named Bathsheba Sherman lived in the eight-acre farmhouse located at 1677 Round Top Road in Burrillville, Rhode Island, during the 19th century. It was said that she had offered her newborn child as a sacrifice to the devil and then cursed the land after she had passed away. After being afflicted by a number of supernatural occurrences, the Perron family, who were the owners of the farmhouse at the time, recruited Ed and Lorraine Warren, who were then working as paranormal investigators, to assist them in 1971.

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The 3,000 square foot Harrisville property is one of the most famous haunted houses in the United States, and it is currently on the market for $1.2 million through Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. It rents itself out to amateur ghost hunters and paranormal researchers who are interested in having a run-in with the supernatural in order to capitalize on its connections to the occult.

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