Gothic, Raiders-Themed Brooklyn Home Featured on Zillow Gone Wild

| March 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

A gothic Brooklyn home, which is a shrine to the NFL Raiders franchise and horror movies, has hit the market. It was featured on the popular social media page Zillow Gone Wild which led to an article on Slate. The 1,540 sq. ft. home located at 228 Townsend Ave. has one bedroom, one bathroom, a garage, and a large yard.

Almost every single detail of this house is silver and black, like the Raiders’ colors. This includes the exterior, the carpets, the furniture, and indoor and outdoor bars.

The backyard features a covered bar, a cemetery, and skull and spider web murals. The bedroom features many mirrors and crosses.

In the interview with Slate, the home’s listing agent Matt Godbey said:

Well, you should have seen it before. He somewhat neutralized it. I told him: I’ve been doing this for 33 years, and I know what sells. Some of the things in there, I told him, will frighten people. There were about 25 mannequins in the basement and some upstairs.

He added:

His thing is horror movies. It’s not a cult thing. And I can relate—I’ve seen quite a few of those movies myself. He removed the mannequins. He did what he could, but between getting the house ready for sale and working six days a week, it’s just about all he could do by himself. Some of the pictures are fastened to the wall, and he said he’ll have to tear them out and plaster and paint. But sometimes you don’t get 100 percent of what you ask a seller to do.

Godbey said he has many showings lined up already.

The Raiders’ famously intimidating fan section ‘The Black Hole’ should check this home out!

Photos courtesy of the MLS

 

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