Maine Lighthouse With Fantastic View For Sale

The federal government is selling a lighthouse off the coast of Maine. So far the only bid is for $10,000. There are some downsides: The living quarters are cramped, the weather is intense and the fog horn blares every 10 seconds.

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If you've been dreaming about a summer house by the shore, we have a prospect for you. The Federal government is selling a lighthouse. It's perched on a hunk of rock off the coast of Maine. The price may be surprisingly cheap. So far the only bid is $10,000. But there are some downsides: The living quarters are cramped, the weather is intense, and the lighthouse fog horn blares every 10 seconds.

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