Watch: Luxury house on verge of falling of a cliff

2014-06-12 14:50
A luxury house teeters on a cliff about 22m above Lake Whitney. (, AP)

A luxury house teeters on a cliff about 22m above Lake Whitney. (, AP)

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Whitney - A vacant luxury house appears on the verge of tumbling 22m into a Central Texas lake because a cliff is collapsing beneath the property.

WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth reported on Wednesday that the 1 219 square metre-home above Lake Whitney has been condemned and the owners evacuated about two weeks ago.

Hill County sheriff's office chief deputy Mark Wilson says another chunk of cliff broke off on Tuesday night.

Soil and other debris have been falling from beneath the home at White Bluff Resort, some 96km south of Fort Worth.

Tax records show the house was built in 2007 and is worth more than $700 000.

A message left with the resort developer wasn't immediately returned on Wednesday.

Check out an areal view of the house here.

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