This is the house at 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, NY, where the DeFeo murders were committed on November 13, 1974. It was this house that was purchased by the Lutz family in December, 1975, which led them to write their horror novel The Amityville Horror. Note that the infamous eye-shaped windows that used to be on the home have been replaced.
The Amityville Horror (1978), the film based on the DeFeo murders and the Lutz book, was filmed at a different house located in Tom’s River, NJ, which utilized a façade. The appearance of the Tom’s River house has changed over the years:
The newspaper ad the Lutzes answered when looking for a home in Amityville. Ooh look, a breakfast nook!