This Normal Looking Home Is Actually Australia’s Most Haunted House
If nobody told you the Monte Cristo Homestead featured Australia’s most haunted house, you’d probably think this plot of land was just another beautiful farm along the highway in Junee. But they don’t call this Australia’s most haunted house for nothing.
The historic Monte Cristo Homestead in Junee, New South Wales is regarded as the most haunted location in Australia. It’s reputation is believed to stem from the amount of tragic events that have occurred there since it was built in 1885. From the time of its construction up to 1948, the Crawley family owned and resided in the property. During this time the family laid witness to many deaths, including the tragic death of a young child who was dropped down the stairs. A maid to the family is believed to have fallen from the balcony, and a stable boy apparently burned to death on the property.
There was also a mentally ill man named Harold (the son of a caretaker) who was chained up in the caretaker’s cottage for 40 years. He was found curled up next to the body of his dead mother, and sent to a mental institute where he died shortly after.
The tragedy doesn’t end with the Crawley’s. After the house was left in 1948, it was taken over by a group of caretakers, one of whom was murdered in the caretaker’s cottage.
The homestead runs ghost tours every Saturday and even accommodates visitors overnight – if you dare. Like to be scared out of your mind? Check out Monte Cristo Homestead here.
Via The DailyMail