Back in March I wrote about a very special real estate opportunity.
A European town was available for free. While this might sound like a really interesting and great deal my guess is that this free town would cost quite a bit of money to fix up and maintain.
What if you’d like to own a town but stay a little closer to home?
I just came across a similar offer to buy a small town in the U.S., although it’s at a very different price.
The town of Aladdin, Wyoming is up for sale and the owner is asking $1.5 million! The town is quite small and has a population of just 15 people. According to Yahoo News, “formerly a coal-mine hub, the town now sees motorcyclist or travelers en route to Devils Tower”.
Kim, Lucas and I visited the Devils Tower a couple of years back during our trip to South Dakota. We were amazed by the site but there isn’t really much else around the area so it probably wouldn’t be a great area to live.
For those of you interested in buying the town, here is what you get:
- 30 acres of land
- 15 buildings
- 118 year old General Store in original condition (with no plumbing)
- An outhouse since the General Store doesn’t have a bathroom
- 4 bedroom family home
- The property under Aladdin’s trailer park
Rather than hire a real estate agent, there is a sign hanging on the general store advertising that Aladdin is up for sale.
Find out more from Yahoo News article here.