17 Super Scary Abandoned Houses
You probably don't want to spend too much time in these abandoned homes
Abandoned Manor in Russia
You can just imagine the spirits swirling around this abandoned palace in Russia. It’d still be cool to poke around an old palace but you’d better do it during daylight hours. This old palace is pretty big but how does it rank among the biggest home in your state?
Abandoned and Overgrown Mansion in Sukhum, Abkhazia
The overgrowth on the walls of this old mansion in Abkhazia, which is on eastern part of the Black Sea, really conjures up images of Carcosa from True Detective. Imagine all the bugs and varmint that roam the area.
School’s Out Forever
This is actually an old school building in Sofia, Bulgaria but it’s still pretty eerie looking with a thick layer of dust all over the place. Plus, it looks like people have found their way inside and perhaps contributed to the destruction of the building. You can imagine some of the stories these walls hold. This school could be remodeled into a house, like some of the crazy buildings people have built homes out of.
This is another old school but it’s located in Detroit. It’s an old catholic school and church and there are certainly some eerie aspects to the building since it’s remained unoccupied. Like the TV show, Fixer Upper? You can rent a home from the show on Airbnb now.
Abandoned Homes in Detroit
As the city of Detroit went through bankruptcy many people lost their homes and left them abandoned to find new jobs. There were hundreds of empty houses left in Detroit and city has worked hard to knock down the abandoned homes. These are 50 abandoned homes that would look great restored.
Sand is really mobile and will invade homes if given the opportunity. We all know how tough it can be to get sand out of things and if there’s an abandoned house in the desert, it’ll soon become part of the landscape. Sand in a house like this is reminiscent of that scene from Beetlejuice.
You probably don’t have to worry about sand in your house but you might want to know how to get sand out of your car.
Home Following a Volcano Eruption
This Indonesian home remained after Mount Sinabung erupted. The volcano started erupting in 2010 and has had intermittent eruptions since, the most recent coming June 9, 2019. People left behind their belongings as they fled the ash and pumice that rained down from the volcano. You won’t believe the strangest things people have found in their houses after they moved in.
No Road Out
This house looks like the cabin from Evil Dead and anytime there isn’t a road out, that’s pretty eerie. If you think this is scary, then you ought to see these 110 super scary home inspector nightmare photos.
Abandoned Hospital Near Chernobyl
These days several companies provide tours of Pripyat as radiation levels have dropped in most places. This room once served as part of a hospital for the town of 49,400.
Abandoned Kostrov’s Manor at Kasimov, Russia
Maybe it’s the night-time setting the stars in the sky but this is a pretty imposing abandoned manor. You might expect to be greeted by Dracula at the front door. Dress up your home with some of these monstrously creative Halloween creations next year.
This New Orleans home took on extensive damage when Hurricane Katrina struck and as you can see, the roof already has vegetation growing and its starting to hang below the gutters. Here’s how you can prepare you home for hurricane season and your family for severe weather.
Pripyat is a ghost town that was the nearest to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant before the power plant got destroyed. This school remains relatively intact despite being evacuated more than 30 years ago.
Ready to Fall Down
This old mansion is eerie because it looks like it’s about ready to fall down. It was likely once a beautiful mansion but these days it looks like something from The Walking Dead.
Make sure you know these 34 silent signs your house is failing so it doesn’t look like this.
What’s at the Top of the Stairs?
Over in Tbilisi, Georgia, this old abandoned home might have some surprises at the top of the stairs. The old railing looks dangerous and it seems like bats circulate at night inside. If you suspect you’ve got bats in the attic, here’s how to get bats out of your attic.
Castle Fit for a Noble
This property likely held someone of a noble class at some time. It’d be a real wonder if it got restored to what it used to be.
This place looks like it draws some style from the Tudor period and could make for a great haunted house. Instead it might be best to restore it and be able to host more than one event a year there.