The basement of this Ohio house is freaking out Zillow Gone Wild. ‘I’m so…scared’



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A house on the real estate market in Cincinnati, Ohio, for $2.99 million has a popular social media page reeling thanks to its basement that doesn’t match the decor of the rest of the stunning home.

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When glancing through photos of the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom residence, the picturesque decor and massive rooms stand out in a magnificent way. From the double curved staircase to it’s chic kitchen, almost all of its 8,347 square feet is filled with elegance.

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And then comes the basement.

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Which, admittedly, is vivid in its own right.

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Sure, the brightly decorated space has a lot of cool amenities including:

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  • Indoor basketball court

  • Gym

  • Theater

  • Bar area

  • Rec room

  • Indoor hot tub

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But it’s the very 1980s vibe that has Zillow Gone Wild more than a little confused.

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“My brain is having a very hard time trying to comprehend how absurdly different the basement is from the rest of this gorgeous house,” one person said.

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“I am strangely drawn to this house. Fascinated, and a little frightened, but I think I love it,” another commented.

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“I…am confused,” someone expressed. “Did they want the house to LOOK impressive or a jumbled mess. So many themes here. I’ve described another ZGW house this way, and I’ll use it here: this house is a visual cacophony. There is so much going on.”

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“The late ‘80s called. They want their bowling alley and fun center carpet back,” one person joked.

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“Came here for an amazing ‘Saved by the Bell’ memorabilia collection. Left disappointed,” another said. “I was so excited. So excited. Now I’m so… scared.”

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“Wait is this all the same house?? Looks like 5 different houses in one!” someone commented.

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The home, which sits on more than five acres in a “park-like setting,” currently has a pending offer, according to the online listing.

TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren

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