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Dayton Lake Estates

Kenefick, Texas

Built in 1960 by a couple, this three story home is said to be rather strange. After catching her husband in the act with a neighbor, the wife murdered her husband and his mistress; the house was never completed. Though it is located on a riverbank that floods every year, the home has never sustained any water damage. It is said that if one goes to the room where the murders took place, his breathing will become labored. The stained glass windows of the home are also said to glow after midnight.

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Melissa says:

November 4, 2005, 1:44 pm

That’s so freaky! I’d like to go in there and see for myself.

Jennifer says:

February 13, 2006, 4:10 pm

Where excatly is this house in kenefick.I may go and check it out.

elissa says:

February 28, 2006, 12:03 am

I have been to this house quite often and for a while conducted “tours” for my friends. It was tons of fun and it’s best to go at night. I haven’t been in a while…maybe I should go back one day.

J says:

May 24, 2006, 1:38 am

My mother-in-law is the mayor of Dayton Lake Estates. Where exactly is this house? I would like to go there when I visit her.

LOL says:

August 14, 2006, 8:04 pm

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm i dont belive u that is one of the worst ghost stories i have ever read!

angel says:

August 16, 2006, 5:21 am

i aggree 2 how cn u not know where your mother in law lives

Oscar Avila says:

October 23, 2006, 6:42 pm

Sounds like a very likly story so it is very beliveable. I would love to visit this place. Planning on taking a trip to a haunted house.

Jody Carter says:

December 3, 2006, 1:15 pm

Dayton Lake Estates you can get there by going north on 59 from houston take the cleveland conroe exit take a right at the light got to next light take a left the next light is 321 take right go towards dayton f.m. 1008 is past tarkington on left dayton lake estates is going towards kenfick I will try to find the house and let you know

Kim says:

March 17, 2007, 3:23 am

The story is true about the murder. Though she wasn’t the one that killed him. He came home and find her cheating on him and he killed her and the guy, as well himself. I know this for a fact and if you go there you will see a chair outside of the road that leads to the house. Its a trail and not good for small vehicles to go down on. There is a real spirit there and its not quite friendly. I’ve been there and my mother was around when the murder happened when she was growing up. It happened in 1973. I can tell you one thing to do and it might freak you out. Knock the chair over, its where his wife use to sit and wait for the kids to come home from school at.

Brenda says:

September 10, 2007, 5:43 pm

Okay, I went looking for it. There were several places out there chairs next to the road. How far back in the area is it?

Mollie says:

October 9, 2007, 2:11 pm

I’ve been there a couple of times. Haven’t seen any ghosts yet or a chair at the end of the trail. I was there after midnight and couldn’t see the old broken stained glass windows glow. We went inside and the house is practically falling apart. It is very dangerous to go upstairs. The floors are rotten. The house is very hard to find. It is back in the forest and covered with trees and swamps when it rains. I got some of the local residents to take me. They new exactly where it was and thought it was funny that I asked to go there. We had to go by 4 X 4 vehicle. It was the only way to get back there. We weren’t very impressed but it was fun.

TexasJon says:

October 28, 2007, 8:29 pm

I use to hunt with a friend that has a deer lease in that area of Dayton Lake Est. Anywho, there are so many houses with chairs in the front driveway and a lot of old houses in the area due to floods and the amount of rain fall that the area gets in the fall and winter. So I was wondering if there is a way for someone to please post a specific address of the house, that would be great.

Mollie says:

October 29, 2007, 1:20 pm

I have a house out there and I will try to get an address but I don’t think it has one. It is back in the woods not on any particular road. Maybe at one time there was a road that ran back there. I will see what I can find out. I know it is off Trinity Rd. back in the woods on the main bumpy road thru the subdivision. After you enter the subdivision, go down a mile or 2 and it will be on the left hand side back in the woods. I think there is a sign about Dayton Lakes Estates chapel and a dead end sign nearby. But like I said before, you really need a 4 X 4 vehicle to get back there and I won’t walk because of the snakes, insects, poision ivy and such.

TexasJon says:

October 29, 2007, 7:53 pm

Mollie, thank you for the directions. I do want to check this place out. I will standby though and wait for an address or if you can give step-by-step directions/instructions. Again, thank you.

Mollie says:

November 12, 2007, 3:55 pm

I was out there this past weekend and couldn’t locate a street address but I know for sure that if after you find Dayton Lakes Estates, turn right on Trintiy Rd. You will go approx. 1/2 mile to a sign that says Dayton Lakes Chapel. At that sign turn left. This road you turn left on doesn’t have a name as far as I could tell. The house is back in those woods to the left just before you get to the Chapel. My husband walked back there since it was not too muddy and he said the house is extremely dangerous because the middle wall is collapsing into the floor which will cause the entire house to fall down when it does. He is in construction so he would know. So be careful if you go in there. Good luck finding it. That’s all the directions I can give.

jackie says:

November 19, 2007, 12:28 pm

i am from dayton lake estates and i know exactly which house it is..its not visible from the road its out in the trees a bit…i hate that house to

jackie says:

November 19, 2007, 12:29 pm

i am from dayton lake estates and i know exactly which house it is..its not visible from the road its out in the trees a bit…i hate that house to..you have to turn on chapel road to get there..its right by the church

Libby says:

December 7, 2007, 8:05 pm

Is the church still in use? Is it still standing?

cedric says:

December 20, 2007, 7:26 am

I’ve heard of this place before, though I had never heard any cause for it’s haunting.

Yes, the church is still there.

Tim says:

June 19, 2008, 2:04 am

I checked google Earth and i believe the road they are directing you to is called Little Road which is off Church Road

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