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Los Gatos Victorian House, “The Lavender Lady”, said to be haunted

A lovely old Victorian house in the historic Almond Grove District of Los Gatos at 230 Tait Avenue is said to be haunted, according to its owner.  The area is filled with homes which are more than 100 years old and I’ve often wondered how many of them are haunted.  At Halloween most of them look exceedingly spooky!

This house is in the middle of a zoning and use controversy in Los Gatos.  The town does not permit Bed & Breakfasts (I think that’s a shame – it’s really almost ideal for that use) or short term rentals, but this house was being advertised as such for at least a couple of years – I noticed because links to one of my blog posts on my Live in Los Gatos blog was getting cited.

The website for the Los Gatos rental includes a page about the haunting which states that the

friendly Ghost has been heard many times by Lynley and her children and seen only once, by someone else, since Lynley bought the home in 2003

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