Apparently This is Possible: Couple Rescues Victorian for $1 & Takes It On a Cruise

Apparently This is Possible: Couple Rescues Victorian for $1 & Takes It On a Cruise

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Jennifer Hunter
Feb 2, 2015
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You know that pesky annoyance when you want your house on the other side of a large body of water but it's, you know, a house? No problem. Since George and Nancy Corbett shelled out only $1 for this Florida Victorian, they could afford the transport costs of $250,000. Want to see this what this house looks like today?

Voila!

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In 2006, this 1910 home was slated for demolition by land developers. Instead, the Corbetts came along and took it off their hands for a cool buck. Besides the sea voyage, they also expanded home to 7,000 square feet, furnished the home with period-appropriate pieces and landscaped the surrounding plot, spending all-in-all about $2.4 million.

(Image credit: The Wall Street Journal)
(Image credit: The Wall Street Journal)
(Image credit: The Wall Street Journal)

They've since sold the home to another family, the Yohns, who are currently using the huge space as a Christian retreat.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal.

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