House Poised to Fall Off 200-Foot Cliff

A Washington couple watches their front yard slowly disappear.
1:51 | 07/27/12

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Now a couple in washington state watching their front yard disappear. Plunging bit by bit off a 200-foot cliff and there is not much they can do about it. Abc's john schriffen has that story. Reporter: It almost doesn't look real as chunks of their front yard continues to fall off this 200-foot cliff. Their workshop where roy makes a living is slowly falling to oh live yan. The couple who live north of seattle are in shock with no way to make it stop. It all started about a week ago. All of a sudden there was this geyser coming out the side and probably squirting 25, 30 feet in the air. Reporter: A 500--year-old tree used to grow here now replaced by a 50-foot wide gaping hole. Authorities believe the geyser and landslide that started may have been caused by a natural spring changing its course or from erosion from years of heavy rain. We enjoyed 15 years of living here. We love the view. The question is what will happen? We don't though that. Reporter: While the home is not in jeopardy, they are worried they'll lose their wood working shop, their livelihood. The hardest part is -- Reporter: For now, they will be forced to move. We'll relax for now and hope god is kinder to us. Reporter: Weeks before the landslide, they were talking about putting their home with a stunning view on the market. Something they realize will now be a tough sell. For "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, new york. What a shame. That looks like a paradise. They are in a need of

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