May 11, Twilight Zone Day. A terrifying nightmare house perfect for a Twilight Zone episode

There’s someone -or something- renting the attic forever for free in the Nightmare House.

Bekka Supp seems to have been the first to point out the Twilight Zone nature of the North Carolina house listing.

Here is the very Twilight Zone description:

Upstairs apartment cannot be shown under any circumstances. Buyer assumes responsibility for the month-to-month tenancy in the upstairs apartment. Occupant has never paid, and no security deposit is being held, but there is a lease in place. (Yes, it does not make sense, please don’t bother asking.)

Was someone getting in or out?

There’s probably no connection to the huge hole in the ceiling.

Who died or is dying here?

Real estate agent Randal Longo told the Post and Courier that he doesn’t know what’s going on, either.

“[The owner’s] got some mystery tenant up there that apparently he can’t answer many questions about, which is kind of strange,” Longo admits.

This should end well

Bekka Sup says she’d like to visit and see the mystery through. Plus, she said, she’s always wanted to see Charleston.

“It would be kind of cool,” Supp said Wednesday afternoon, with a list of flights to Columbia open on her computer. “At the same time, I don’t think I’d want to do it by myself.”

Later in the day, she said, she bought a ticket.

To the Twilight Zone?

Update :

By this morning (Thursday), the Zillow listing had no mention of the upstairs situation.

The house is also no longer for sale, but the mystery has been solved.

A local TV station interviewed the upstairs tenant who had no idea the house had gone viral.

See the interview here

Happy Twilight Zone Day!

Siobhan O’Shea is a freelance writer. She writes about pretty much everything but especially likes to bring readers’ attention to new tech, marketing, human behavior, and other oddities.