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The Abandoned Estate

A Tale of Terror and Suspense

By Prakash PPublished about a year ago 3 min read

It was a dark and stormy night and Sarah had been driving for hours. She was on her way to visit her grandparents who lived in the countryside, but she had taken a wrong turn and ended up on an unfamiliar road. Suddenly, she saw a sign that read "The Abandoned Estate" and an arrow pointing down a narrow, overgrown path.

Sarah was curious, so she followed the path, which led her to a large, old mansion. It was surrounded by a high fence that was covered in ivy, and the gates were locked. The mansion looked like it had been abandoned for years, but Sarah saw a light in one of the windows. She decided to investigate.

As she approached the mansion, she heard a strange noise coming from inside. It was a low, guttural growl, and it sent shivers down her spine. She hesitated, but her curiosity got the better of her, and she continued towards the mansion.

When she reached the door, she found that it was unlocked. She pushed it open and stepped inside. The mansion was even more creepy on the inside, with cobwebs hanging from the ceilings and dust covering everything. The light that she had seen was coming from the end of a long hallway.

Sarah cautiously made her way down the hallway, and as she got closer to the light, she heard the growling noise again. It was louder now, and it sounded like it was coming from just around the corner. She was frightened, but she pressed on.

When she finally reached the source of the light, she saw that it was a room with a large fireplace. The room was empty, but the fire was still burning. As she was about to leave, she heard a voice behind her.

"Hello?" said the voice.

Sarah turned around and saw a woman standing in the doorway. She was dressed in a long, flowing gown and had a veil covering her face.

"Who are you?" asked Sarah.

The woman didn't answer. She simply stood there, staring at Sarah with piercing, black eyes.

Suddenly, the growling noise started again, and it was coming from behind the veil. Sarah realized that the woman was not a woman at all, but a monster. She screamed and ran from the room, back down the hallway, and out the door.

As she ran, she heard the monster pursuing her, its growls getting louder and closer. She made it back to her car and drove away as fast as she could. She never looked back.

Sarah never forgot the terror she experienced that night. She told her grandparents and the police about the abandoned estate, but they couldn't find it. It was as if it had vanished into thin air.

Years went by, and Sarah grew up and had children of her own. One day, she was driving through the countryside with her children and saw the sign for the abandoned estate. She pointed it out to her children and told them the story of her experience.

Her children were curious, just as she had been, so they followed the path to the mansion. But when they got there, they found that it was no longer abandoned. It had been restored and was now a bed and breakfast.

Sarah's children went inside to explore, but they never came back out. When Sarah went in to look for them, she found that the monster was still there, waiting for its next victim.

From that day on, the abandoned estate became known as a place of terror and suspense, and no one ever ventured there again.

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About the Creator

Prakash P

Hi there! I'm a new writer and I'm excited to share my voice and perspectives with the world through my writing. I have a passion for storytelling and love exploring new topics and ideas to share with my readers.

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