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Disney’s Haunted Mansion for sale

By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com
Friday, October 26, 2012
Posted: 3 pm ET

Want to move into a haunted mansion just in time for Halloween? For less than $1 million, you can.

A live-in replica of Disney's Haunted Mansion attraction is listed for sale in Duluth, Ga. for $873,000.  The 10,000-square-foot spooky house has four stories and seven bedrooms. The ghosts are not included in the deal -- except for the animated hitchhiking ghost scene in one of the home's six bathrooms.

The owner, Mark Hurt, is a designer and Disney contractor. He built the replica in 1996 in a gated community and lived there for 16 years with his wife and son.  The replica matches the exact architecture and every detail of one of Disney's most popular attractions.

"He actually measured the real Disney mansion to make sure it was exact," says Mark Pianko of Theme Park Connection, a Florida company that specializes in Disney collectibles. "He went through a lot of great details to make sure it was authentic." Theme Park partnered with the owner to market the home.

The house features a "Haunted Mansion" plaque at the front gate, a two-story library, an elevator and a surprise for guests as they enter the first-floor bathroom.

Elevator in house"When they start washing their hands, the lights start to flicker and a ghost appears in the mirror," Pianko says. "Mark says he would forget to tell guests about the bathroom and then he would hear screams and say, 'Oh, forgot to tell them.'"

Hurt says he is selling the house because he is working on his next project, a resort-themed house modeled after Disney's Grand Californian.

The Haunted Mansion has received 45 bids on its eBay listing, which expires Nov. 1. The offers have not met the seller's asking price yet.

Want to make an offer? Make sure you pre-qualify for a mortgage before you schedule a tour.

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72 Comments
mit.
November 02, 2012 at 12:10 am

the top picture is of the dog house

Linda
November 01, 2012 at 11:50 pm

This note is to Lisa. What is wrong with living in Georgia? I have lived here most of my life. I also lived in Florida, Texas and Arizona and have found Georgia to be the best place in the world to live. We have the gorgeous Smokey mountains, the Appalachian Trail, the beaches in Southern Georgia and all the beautiful lakes and rivers and forests in between. There is also Atlanta which is one of the most exciting ciites in the world. Georgia has everything anyone could ever want to live a fantastic life. Evidently, you have never visited this state, so I think you owe all Georgians an apology for your rash and rude comment.

Linda
November 01, 2012 at 11:49 pm

This note is to Lisa. What is wrong with living in Georgia? I have lived here most of my life. I also lived in Florida, Texas and Arizona and have found Georgia to be the best place in the world to live. We have the gorgeous Smokey mountains, the Appalachian Trail, the beaches in Southern Georgia and all the beautiful lakes and rivers and forsts in between. There is also Atlanta which is one of the most exciting ciites in the world. Georgia has everything anyone could ever want to live a fantastic life. Evidently, you have never visited this state, so I think you owe all Georgians an apology for your rash and rude comment.

David
November 01, 2012 at 11:03 pm

That is not the California Disney Haunted House- it's only a McMansion.

Merl734
November 01, 2012 at 10:58 pm

This house is ugly.

Lyer
November 01, 2012 at 10:36 pm

At least include a doom buggie...

Lisa
November 01, 2012 at 8:28 pm

question is....who wants to live in Ga? lol

ty
November 01, 2012 at 7:53 pm

am i missing something? it looks nothing like the HM at Disneyland-

not the one in anaheim at least....

Zach Roman
November 01, 2012 at 11:48 am

that house is freakin huge but it needs more pictures

lisa
October 31, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Its not a haunted house. Thats generic. Its the Haunted Mansion.