A "unique" house put up for sale in Missouri has been the talk of the town after people got a look inside the old building, and let me tell you, the photographs are nothing short of disturbing...
Welcome to the latest installment as to why 2020 is the strangest year yet.A house has recently gone viral because it had been keeping a secret locked in the basement...
Yep, just when you thought things couldn't get more bizarre.The photographs are really something.
Now, house hunting can already be pretty stressful business...
via: GettyIn order to have your dream property, you need to pay attention to all the details.
But what if you found the perfect place, but then you discovered it had a slightly disturbing history?
via: GettyThen would you consider giving it up?
Well, if it was this particular house in Missouri, I sure as hell would.
via: FacebookSocial media users have been left baffled after they got an insight into the property because the basement really stood out from the rest of the house.
But there were some clues throughout the photos...
via: FacebookSee if you can spot some as I take you through a tour of the house, including haunting pictures of the dreaded basement.
So, the house looks great from the outside.
via: House of BrokersIt has a nice size and shape to the building.
The entrance is also pretty standard...
via: House of BrokersBut it gets a lot better from here.
This beautiful house was built all the way back in 1875.
via: House of BrokersAnd is 2465 square feet.
Most of the rooms are very spacious...
via: House of BrokersAnd it has a unique ambience about it...
It looks pretty good, right?
via: House of BrokersI would love to live in a house with a rich history...But this one might just have taken that fact a little too far.
Here's a look at the dining room...
via: House of BrokersYou could host some good dinner parties here.
And the little details are stunning to see...
via: House of BrokersJust look at how gorgeously crafted these locks are.
The kitchen also has so much potential.
via: House of BrokersDespite it being a historic house, you can see the modern furnishings that give it the potential to work for any kind of family.
Even the current furnishings could work.
via: House of Brokers"Wait until you get to picture #30!!" House of Brokers Realty has written in its listing, but there's a special reason for that.
The photographer really likes his close-ups, doesn't he?
via: House of BrokersAs you'll find more evidence of later on.
It seems like a pretty normal house, at first glance.
via: House of BrokersThis is one of the "half-bathrooms", with the main one being one of the main attractions of the property.
There are also a lot of windows to give the old house some well-deserved light...
via: House of BrokersThe most recent rennovation is said to be worth up to 1.5 million. Wow.
And as you can see, the building is very spacious.
via: House of BrokersBut so is the basement... For all the wrong reasons.
Now onto one of my favorite parts...
via: House of BrokersThe main bathroom.
The combination of modern and vintage really stands out here.
via: House of BrokersAnd I'm totally here for it.
It almost distracts me from what's below this room...
via: House of BrokersBut even the beauty of this bathroom wouldn't get me to sign the contract to this place.
It's important that you see every single room, so you can get a feel for the place.
via: House of BrokersIt makes the revelation of the basement even more shocking.
And we're finally here...
via: House of BrokersCan you see the door on the right-hand side...
That leads down to the abyss...
via: House of BrokersAnd the photographer clearly decided to go for a dramatic introduction. It works though.
The stairway is giving me Money Heist vibes...
via: House of BrokersAnd if you've seen the show, you'll know exactly how haunting that is.
Can you see how all the windows have now gone smaller?
via: House of BrokersAnd they're all square-shaped now...
Are those... cages?
via: House of BrokersIs anyone else starting to piece it together?
Now that stairway contrasts terribly against the one upstairs.
via: House of BrokersThe grey just doesn't sit well with me.
I wonder what buyers thought when they reached this part of the viewing?
via: House of BrokersYes, those are jail cells.
And there are 9 of them in total...
via: House of BrokersBecause this old house used to be Howard County Sheriff's House and Jail. Fun.
I mean, if you were thinking of having a massive slumber party, at least you wouldn't have to worry about beds...
via: House of BrokersThere's just something completely insane about this.
How are you renovating an entire house for 1.5 million but leaving the basement like this?
via: House of BrokersIt would make sense to have this completely ripped out so there's space for a man cave or something.
And the best news is that everyone that moves in can have their own personal cage... I mean room.
via: House of BrokersJust imagine the weird stuff that happened down here back in the 1900s.
And here's the photographer being dramatic with the doors again.
via: House of BrokersIt kind of reminds me of movies when the prison door slams shut and it moves onto a different scene.
You know what?
via: House of BrokersThe caged windows are growing on me. If you think about it (like really think about it), it could almost be a sadistic kind of aesthetic.
This room is canceled though.
via: House of BrokersNo. Just no.
Why did the photographer zoom into the toilet with the police tape as if this is a selling point?
via: House of BrokersHe must have really been into this creepy kind of stuff.
From the outside, you wouldn't even think that this pretty little home has such a haunting history.
via: House of BrokersBut there were subtle clues throughout the building, like the heavy doors, the windows, the grey...
But if you take a walk around...
via: House of BrokersPast the little porch, which is actually pretty cute...
On the other side of this wall...
via: House of BrokersYou'd get the biggest clue that this home is only for those who have an acquired taste.
The jail cells.
via: House of BrokersBig yikes.
Thank God this is on the side and not the front...
via: House of BrokersAnd that concludes our tour. Flashback a hundred years and imagine what was going on here and now it's been renovated into a home and put up for sale. The "unique home with endless possibilities" can be all yours for $350,000, so what do you say? If you want to have another tour of a home for being just as "bonkers", then keep scrolling...