A listing from Zillow in California features photos of Bigfoot interspersed with images of spacious rooms, high ceilings, and a wraparound porch.
- “I thought it could be fun and make people smile,” real estate agent Daniel Oster told Insider.
The town abuts a redwood forest where Bigfoot has been spotted dozens of times.
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A listing for a gorgeous 1,872 square foot home on California’s Central Coast caught attention thanks to its rather odd guest.
Coldwell Banker posted on May 15, 5649 Hillside Drive, a five-bed, three-bath home in Felton, Calif., On the Zillow real estate site, with an asking price of $ 999,000.
The Hairy Cryptid is selectively sprinkled in the listing’s image gallery, which includes photos of the carport, wrap-around bridge, and several outbuildings.
Go through it too quickly and you might not even notice it’s there.
In one photo, Bigfoot is doing yoga.
In another, he takes out a tray of freshly baked cookies from the oven. (The secret weapon of any smart real estate agent.)
Bigfoot looks surprisingly cold, not at all the raging beast portrayed in the media.
The house itself is a gem, with an open floor plan and huge windows that let in tons of light.
In the last gallery image, Bigfoot even gets into his car with a protective mask on.
Daniel Oster, real estate agent at Coldwell Banker, told Insider he specializes in using high-end photographs for his listings.
Oster had done a standard shoot using drones and a professional cameraman when he thought about adding Sasquatch to liven things up.
Felton adjoins Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, where Bigfoot sightings have been seen for decades.
“It kept coming to my mind, I thought it could be fun and make people smile,” Oster said. “Buying a home is kind of an adventure, and I wanted to make it a surprise.”
Oster mentioned his idea to the seller and they thought it would be fun and maybe people would share the ad.
“Then it snowballed,” he said.
The house is still on the market at the time of its publication.
Felton is also home to the Bigfoot Discovery Museum, a two-room building next to Highway 9 founded by curator Michael Rugg in 2004.
Rugg first saw the rugged beast in 1950, when he was just 4 years old, according to Roadtrippers. Since then, he has documented more than 400 nearby sightings, which are shown on a map in the museum, along with hundreds of other memorabilia.
Rugg believes a Bigfoot family lives near the Loch Lomond reservoir, according to Roadtrippers, about seven miles from the house.
In November, Bigfoot appeared on a Zillow list in Ravenna, Ohio, Cleveland 19 reported. The hairy hominid could be seen sipping coffee in the kitchen and using the bathroom.