JonBenet Ramsey House Is for Sale but Who Would Want to Live There? (PHOTOS)

JonBenet Ramsay house

The Boulder, Colorado house where JonBenet Ramsey died in 1996 has been listed for sale for nearly $2 million -- though it seems absolutely unthinkable that anyone would want to purchase it. And considering this is the fourth time the current owners have tried to unload the place, it's clear that they're having more than a tough time of finding the right buyer.

At 7,240 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, the home is stately, luxurious, and in a sought-after location. But that doesn't change the fact that one of the most horrible unsolved murders in U.S. history took place inside its walls.

Oh, and would you believe that the real estate listing on Zillow even shows a photo of the basement where that poor, beautiful little girl was found strangled to death?

And you know what's even sicker? Whoever does wind up purchasing this property will probably see that as some disgusting selling point. Like the home has historical value or something.

Can you imagine any normal person going to sleep there each night without replaying the events of what happened to JonBenet in their head over and over again? Then again, maybe there is an ideal buyer out there (like somebody who is not from the U.S.) who knows nothing about the history of the home and will be very comfortable there.

It really is a gorgeous mansion -- if you can get past the sadness factor. Check out the photos below to see more of the interior ... including the shot of the basement that's being used to help market the place.

Would you want to live in this house?


Images via Zillow

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Frost... FrostyMelted

You can also lease it for $7500/month fully furnished according to the listing. It's a beautiful home with a spectacular kitchen. I'd buy it. This case is nearly 20 years old. Time for people to move on.

Amanda Davis

If I could afford it, I would buy it. That kitchen is like my dream kitchen. 

SoJaided SoJaided

I love how you mention how sad and is that Zillow posted a photo of the basement where she died, then in the next paragraph tell us to click through the photos at the bottom including one of the basement lol


The basement photo creeped me out but it's a beautiful home.

nonmember avatar melissa

Native people do not live in houses when someone dies in them. Big no no.

I live in Colorado and have driven by this house before. You can't really tell It's the Jon benett house it really blends in well.

nonmember avatar kmiller

It's just a house. A very beautiful house. I would buy it and I'm not some sick weirdo. I am a normal person who would sleep just fine. Yes it's a very sad thing that happened 20 something years ago but the house didn't kill her. Any old house has history and a lot of houses have had murders in them, this particular house has just had a very public case. I think your making a big of a deal out of a house with a history.


I think it's a gorgeous house. I'd live there.

bills... billsfan1104

It looks like they finished the basement. I could understand the hesitation, if it wasn't done. But I think if I was the contractor, redoing the basement, I would have been a little creeped out.

The house where Tate house was torn down and rebuilt in another area. That is one house I would never purchase, same with te Amittyville house.

Cathy Seck

beautiful home, but I would have had it leveled if it belonged to me....

Frost... FrostyMelted

Billsfan - The house where Sharon Tate was murdered wasn't torn down until 1994, nearly 25 years after the murders and at that point it was 50 years old. The owner of the property built a new mansion, not an uncommon practice in that area. 

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