Amityville, New York: Real Amityville Horror House

The actual house where the DeFeo family was murdered in 1974 and the Lutz family was allegedly haunted in 1975 by their spirits, as depicted in The Amityville Horror. It's been the basis of a number of films, but the town doesn't care to be known for its horror.
Address:
112 Ocean Ave., Amityville, NY
Directions:
Right next to Zahns Airport. Take Montauk Hwy/Merrick Rd until you reach Ocean Ave. Your destination is halfway down the street. Private property - visible from street.
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Real Amityville Horror House.

Real Amityville Horror House

The house is privately owned. I felt for the owners, as they had to have "Private Property" signs up. If you go to see it, please show them your respect.

[Kathy B., 08/09/2015]

This was the house where the Amityville Horror events supposedly took place. The more familiar horror house seen in the Amityville Horror movie is nowhere near Amityville; it's in New Jersey.

Amityville Horror House.

Real Amityville Horror House

I took a trip to see the house last year. The whole street was eerily quiet.

[Nicole Travis, 07/21/2013]

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