What does the real "The Amityville Horror" house look like?


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The home from "The Amityville Horror" in Long Island, New York, is a two-story, colonial-style home, sitting about thirty miles outside New York City. The real Amityville house looks more like the house in the 1979 movie than the 2005 movie.

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The home in the 2005 movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George looks similar to the house in the movie except it has a black exterior. Another difference between the original and the movie is the original house did not have a ground-level porch or receiving room expansions. The six-bedroom house has a pool and boathouse. The original home has since been painted white without any further external renovations. A family currently lives there, as of 2015.

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