What would you do if you came across an abandoned farmhouse? You'd walk in and take a bunch of incredible photos, right? RIGHT?
O.K., maybe we would be way too chicken, but photographer Niki Feijen was not. And we're thankful for that -- because otherwise, we'd never see this astonishingly intact glimpse into the past. As you'll see in the photos below, the home's rooms are still furnished with the former occupant's belongings, right down to a decorated sideboard.
And from the "More You Know Department": Feijen specializes in urban exploration, which describes the act of going where one isn't supposed to go. (Think: closed-off tunnels, boarded-up churches and homes located in ghost towns.)
But such exploits come with a downside. In a caption on one of the below photos, Feijen writes: "The farm houses about 60,000 dead flies and an incredible foul smell coming from the [two] freezers downstairs."
Yeah, maybe we're not cut out for that exploration stuff. Scroll through to see these amazing pics (we were particularly moved by the lone leather chair) and a must-see slideshow of "haunted" properties.
Be sure to follow Niki on Facebook. But before you do, flip through our slideshow below of Michigan's Residential Condos and let us know if you'd be willing to call the former mental asylum your new home.
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This rare glimpse into the past is either creepy or kind of stunning.