Kevin Bacon’s farm came with a spooky condition!
Vagabond Star, 65, shared “funny” story about how he bought some farmland in Connecticut Really! with Rob Lowe – and spared none of the haunted details.
Bacon, who grew up in Philadelphia, told homeowner Rob Lowe that he bought the farm, which he called “a dilapidated little turn-of-the-century farmhouse,” in 1983 with his then-girlfriend after a search that began as “silly.” .”
The actor, a self-proclaimed “city boy” who inadvertently “developed a love of horses,” said that over the years he began purchasing surrounding land to protect his privacy.
“I’ll tell you a funny story,” Bacon began. “The man who sold me the house lived across the road.”
“One of the pieces [of land] The house we bought had an old house in it and he didn’t want me to be the owner of the house. “It was an abandoned house where he grew up,” he continued. “And we went back and forth on it for a while, and finally I said, ‘Listen, you can’t sell me a piece of land, but you can’t sell the house on it either.’ ”
“He said, ‘I can’t sell it to you because it’s haunted and I’m afraid you’ll get possessed and cause serious damage,'” Bacon said.
mysterious river Star said he and the owner “went back and forth on this haunted house thing for a while” and eventually worked things out.
“We finally came to an agreement in the contract that I had to destroy it within, I don’t know, a month or so,” he told Lowe. said Lowe, who then asked the actor if he had ever spent a night with a ghost. – infested house.
Bacon said he didn’t do that.
“Not only did I not do that, but I went over there, and there were beautiful old pine boards and a railing, and I said: [wife Kyra Sedgwick], ‘We have to take these off.’ And he said, ‘No, you’re not.’ ‘You’re not putting those damn things in our house.’ ”
Lowe, whose fascination with the supernatural is no secret, also asked about the origin of ghouls.
“This was a long story about a Native American who was killed by a colonial soldier, I think, in the 1700s,” Bacon shared.
According to the actor, the owner “even had ghost hunters there” before selling the house. “It was a very long thing,” he said.
The movie star, who has appeared in many horror films throughout his career, is most recently Peacock’s They/They – also shared his personal stance on the paranormal.
“When I’m in a horror movie, I find everyone wants to know: ‘Have you ever seen a ghost?’ or ‘Do you believe in ghosts?’ ” said Bacon. “And what I always say is, ‘I’d really like to, but it hasn’t happened yet. But I hope someday it will happen.’ ”
Paranormal believer podcast host recalls “intense” experience filming ghost hunting series Lowe Files with his two sons – including a conversation with a ghost.
“I wish I had kept that house standing. That would be a great episode,” Bacon joked. “Celebrity haunted house.”
Lowe responded, “I’d be there in a minute.”
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In the episode, Bacon said he splits his time “pretty much 50/50” between the farm and the city, which is now free of ghosts.
On the farm, she and Sedgwick, 58, have four goats, two pigs, three miniature horses and three alpacas, all of which frequently appear in song videos on social media.
In March, the couple chatted with PEOPLE about the response they received when they started posting videos about their animals.
“People said, ‘We love it when you sing with the goats.’ Kevin and I said, ‘Cool, have you seen any of our movies or TV shows?’ “We said,” Sedgwick said. “But it makes people happy.”