Toxteth reportedly haunted by a 135-year-old poltergeist that has ‘lifted a woman out of her bed’ is up for rent.
Situated in Pickwick Street, potential tenants will need nerves of
steel to arrange a viewing of the three-bedroom terraced property, in
which there has been ‘significant paranormal activity’ reported by
previous inhabitants - with one expert saying it is haunted by a
poltergeist from the 1800s.
Social housing group, Plus Dane, who own the property, have confirmed
reports of paranormal activity were first made in 2008 by the then
On the market for £91 per week, anyone moving into the property will
need to be aware of their potentially paranormal new roommates that
they’ll share the house with - which an expert has described as a
‘violent spirit’ that previously lifted a former tenant out of her bed,
and shook another house so much that the owner thought it was going to
Local paranormal expert Tom Slemen says that the ghost, known as the
Pickwick Poltergeist, was first reported over 130 years ago.
He said: “There have been stories about a very unusual poltergeist on
Pickwick Street that date back to the 1880s at least’ unusual in the
fact that it seems to get around - most ghosts stick to haunting one
property, but there are a rare few who flit from house to house, often
in the same street, and the Pickwick Street Poltergeist is one of those.
“A landlady connected to the letting of Number 69, a Mrs Euphemia
Nimlock, was also lifted out of her bed by the same violent spirit and,
and another neighbour Ismael Jones (Number 70) was under the impression
the house was going to collapse because of the vibrations.”
The listing describes the abode as: “3-bedroom terraced house in a
popular location off Park Road, close to the Tesco Superstore. It has
two singles and one double bedroom, rear yard, upstairs bathroom and two
But it then adds: “Please note previous tenants have advised us that they have experienced paranormal activity at the property.”
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