This Texas couple accidentally purchased a haunted house — and now they want to sell it

3:25 p.m Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 Austin360 Home
It even LOOKS haunted. (Courtesy: Estately)

Three years ago, a nice North Texas couple wanted to purchase a nice little house to remodel as a family project, according to GuideLive. That didn’t exactly go according to plan.

Phil and Kim Kirchoff own the “Haunted Hill House” in Mineral Wells, and they say it was a known location of paranormal activity before they even purchased it, neighbors told them. 

There’s allegedly a female ghost who “hums happily in the kitchen,” a ghost child named Joshua who has conversations with houseguests and ghost children who “get on your back” and “sit beside you,” Phil said.

Don’t worry, the Kirchoffs don’t live in the house, so the spooky friends aren’t bothering them -- Pam doesn’t even go near the house, her husband said. They’ve been renting out the house to paranormal investigators and other ghost lovers for a few hundred dollars a night, and Phil even helps in the ghost hunting. But he only “halfway” believes in ghosts, he said, and he’s no longer interested in being a part-time ghost hunter.

The Kirchoffs are selling the home for $99,900, but Phil said he refuses to let the house be sold to somebody who wants to demolish it. Instead, he said, he’d like the house to continue to be a haunted house business or even become a paranormal research center.

He said he hasn’t gotten any offers on the house, but a few people are interested. If you’re brave enough to buy it, Phil warns against removing anything from the house -- spirits are attached to their belongings, after all.

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