Town for sale in Wyoming: 30 acres, 15 residents, no indoor plumbing

Town for sale in Wyoming: 30 acres, 15 residents, no indoor plumbing

[Ed. – Think I’ll probably stick with my private-island plan.]

If you’re looking for your next real estate investment, look no further than the tiny town of Aladdin, Wyo.

Located 80 miles northwest of Rapid City, SD, this 30-acre hamlet features a 126-year-old general store and post office, a bar and homes for the town’s 15 full-time residents.

And the whole town can be yours for the bargain basement price of just $1.5 million.

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At its peak, Aladdin was home to 200 people, most of whom worked at a nearby coal mine. In the years since the mine closed, the population has dwindled to just over a dozen people.

The town’s owner, Judy Brengle, came into possession of the town 28 years ago when her husband bought it for her as a gift, says the couple’s granddaughter Laramie Noyce. …

Brengle said she’s selling the town so she can focus on other pursuits.”There are things we need to do on the ranch that we haven’t,” she told affiliate KEVN. “We have another store in South Dakota and we’re busy going back and forth and we’d like more time to travel. …

The post office and general store, as well a bar, the Brengle family’s four-bedroom home and the property under the town’s trailer park are all included in the $1.5 million price. And since there is no indoor plumbing or sewage system, an outhouse is also being thrown into the deal.

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