Whether you're in the market for an abandoned mansion or just fascinated by the occasionally creepy stories they can tell, you've come to the right place.
Built as a luxury hotel in 1893, this 200-room structure became the main building of Bennett College in 1907. The women's college closed in 1978 after going bankrupt. The property was , and the new owners planned to tear down Halcyon Hall and turn part of the 27.5-acre site into a park. As of August 2016, however, the .
Known as Chaonei No. 81, this house was completed in 1910 and was reportedly . In 1949, after the Communists defeated the Nationalists in the civil war, a high-ranking Nationalist official who was living there is said to have deserted his wife (or perhaps his concubine), and fled to Taiwan. The woman was so devastated that she hanged herself from the rafters of the three-story mansion, and local residents believe that her spirit has haunted the abandoned home ever since.
Also known as Château de Noisy, this mansion was built for the Liedekerke-Beaufort family in 1866, who relocated there following the French Revolution. It stayed in the family until World War II, when it was repossessed by Belgium’s National Railway Company. It housed sick and orphaned children until 1980, after which it was abandoned. Although there were a number of offers to buy it, the previously ornate castle was .