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At international auctions, you can find everything from authentic Italian village with vineyards and olive trees to the towns that survived the gold rush. What else besides history, they can offer the customer and how, exactly, are these historical private lands.
The Johnsonville: Victorian architecture. Price: $1.9 million Victorian architecture of Western Connecticut state Johnsonville breathes antiquity, and its photogenic landscapes you could see in the Thriller “Deep in the darkness” and the melodrama about the life of the slaves “Freedom”. However, even after reducing the price from an initial $2.4 million to $1.9 million, Meyer Jabara Hotels, which owns Johnsonville, for three years looking for a new buyer. Start the Johnsonville gave millers, occupied 25 hectares of the village in 1802. In private hands, the city came in the 1960-ies, and deserted 30 years earlier after a fire at the factory that produced the yarn, which at that time was occupied by the local population.
Bradian: city of gold. Price: $1.2 million In the four-hour drive from Vancouver, Canada lies the town of Bradian owes its origin to the gold rush. Now on a land area of 20 hectares preserved 22 buildings. In December 2015 for $995 000 Bradian was purchased by Chinese investors, however, was almost immediately put up for resale in connection with changes in the plans of the new owners. Now anyone can purchase canadian town, but more expensive. If there are still gold?
Garryowen: a historical place. Price: $250 000. The town of Garryowen, Montana state annually attracts 400 000 tourists — history buffs. Here half a century ago held one of the most famous and bloody battles of the conquest of the Wild West — the battle on the river little bighorn. During the confrontation the army of General George Armstrong Custer defeated by the Indians, and he was killed. About the life and career of Custer’s written dozens of books and filmed a lot of movies, and Garryowen is a Museum of the last battle of the famous warlord. In addition to the Museum of relics on the territory of Garryowen area a little more than 3 hectares there are also several houses, a store, diner and gas station. According to the owner Chris Kortlander, the availability of refills is a significant factor, as it is the only nearby 130 km.
Tiller: a settlement of timber in the national Park. Price: $3.85 million A Aaron tiller back in 1902 opened a post office. Early in the town lived the timber, but after the closure of a local factory, the settlement was deserted. And now Millerovskiy 100 hectares of land located just six houses several industrial and commercial buildings, and locals only two — pastor and a retired teacher. A powerful argument for buying beautiful nature, because the tiller is located in the national forest on the Umpqua river.
Poggio Santa Cecilia, scenery. Price: $43 million Sweet Tuscan village with pastoral landscapes of Poggio Santa Cecilia auctioned last year for a record $43 million For this amount you will be awarded 700 hectares of land where the stretches of olive groves, vineyards, forest, lake, and has a XVIII century Villa and a Church with a bell tower. The last inhabitants left the village in the 60’s, so the neighbors will not prevent you to enjoy the Dolce Vita.
Aladdin: a popular place for bikers. Price: $1.5 million City of Aladdin in the U.S. Wyoming is a historic place. It was founded in the late nineteenth century. It still works 118-year-old shop, the veranda of which every August becomes a favorite place of recreation for visitors to the annual event Sturgis Motorcycle Rally bikers. The owners of Aladdin — Rick and Judy Bring. The latter provides all the city establishments, performing duties from the mayor to the seller in the store. For 28 years the woman got tired of the routine and in 2014 was first put up for auction their offspring. While applicants to purchase 12 hectares of land was not.
Redaccin: city of scavengers. Price: $1.5 million Redaccin in the district of Pennsylvania, where for decades processed garbage from nearby Pittsburgh, with the current March offer to buy out for a fairly modest sum. The future buyer will receive agricultural fields, a few houses and a school building built in the beginning of the last century. The current owners bought Redaccin in the late 40’s. Then only at the local waste recycling plant including 400 employees.
Cal-Nev-Ari: an oasis in the desert. Price: $8 million Settlement cal-Nev-Ari (short for Colorado, Nevada and Arizona) appeared on the map in the mid-1960s, thanks to the efforts of 20-year-old Nancy Kidwell and her husband slim. To state the area of an abandoned airport 113 km South of Las Vegas became a full-fledged settlement, the family worked tirelessly. Their efforts one after another appeared a water well, renewable energy sources, agricultural lands, and necessary for human habitation of the city’s infrastructure. Currently, the city Department employs 20 people, but she is Nancy all this time working as a mayor, solving key issues of life cal-Nev-Ari. For the first time the property has been offered for sale six years ago for $17 million, but in 2016, the price fell to $8 million, there is not Wanting expensive.