Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Green House, Colyton, Australia

Daily Telegraph [Australia]
15 March 2016

Azal Khan
Real Estate Reporter

[…] Locals have floated a number of theories on why the owners initially decided to paint the entire home green.

It has long been alleged the house was painted green following the death of the owners wife, whose favourite colour was green and thus the entire house was painted that colour in her honour.

Another view is the owners went through a messy divorce where the husband didn’t want the wife to have the proceeds of the house sale, so he painted it green to depreciate the value.

Equally as creative is the rumour that the owner killed his family in a car accident when driving under the influence. He then painted the home green which symbolises forgiveness and in a gesture to embarrass himself. […]