Historic San Mateo ‘Haunted House’ Hits the Peninsula Real Estate Market

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — People interested in living on the Peninsula have chance to own a piece of San Mateo history that some have called “haunted.”

The landmark William and Rosalie Brown House located at at 2 S. Delaware Street is on the market. The historic Queen Anne Victorian was built in 1892 and is one of the oldest residential homes in San Mateo.

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The most recent owner did a major restoration project. Cheryl Zuffi purchased the home with her former partner in 1998.

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“It was just overgrown with vines into the house. There were dead things in the house. There was a lot of debris,” said Zuffi.

The home’s rundown, overgrown appearance prior to renovations and it’s gothic-looking turret led to a reputation as a “haunted house” over the decades. Zuffi said she got lots of comments about its creepiness when she first bought the house.

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She plans to move out of the area and buy a smaller home once she sells the property. The 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home is now on the market for $2.59 million.

Article source: https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/07/07/historic-san-mateo-haunted-house-peninsula-real-estate-market/

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