A village in Spain with 44 homes is on sale for 260 thousand euros

  • wrote, Man Hedgecoe
  • Title, BBC Information, Madrid
village called Salto de Castro


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village known as Salto de Castro

A village known as Salto de Castro, positioned within the northwest of Spain, has gained worldwide consideration after it was put up on the market for 260 thousand euros.

The settlement on the Portuguese border is three hours’ drive from the capital Madrid.

It has an structure we might look forward to finding in a small Spanish village.

The village additionally has 44 homes, a lodge, a college, a municipal swimming pool and a army barracks.

This village has all this stuff, however there isn’t a one dwelling.

Salto de Castro has been deserted for over 30 years.

The proprietor purchased the village within the early 2000s with the goal of constructing the world a vacationer attraction.

Nevertheless, the financial disaster within the euro zone prevented him from realizing this dream.

Ronnie Rodríguez, from the funding agency representing the proprietor of the village, stated: “The owner supposed to construct a lodge right here, however it didn’t occur. Nevertheless, he nonetheless needs the mission to be realized.”

The web site commercial of the village additionally consists of the phrases of the landowner in his 80s.

“I am promoting as a result of I am on the town and might’t afford it anymore,” this individual says.

The commercial of the village on the market attracted nice consideration and greater than 50 thousand individuals visited the web site inside every week.

Beforehand, 6.5 million euros had been requested


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Ronnie Rodríguez of the funding agency representing the proprietor of the village poses with the ‘on the market’ signal

Funding advisor Rodríguez stated greater than 300 individuals have contacted them as potential consumers.

Potential consumers embrace individuals from Russia, Belgium, France and the UK.

Rodríguez acknowledged that one individual even invested within the report.

It was based by an electrical energy distribution firm within the village of Salto de Castro, to deal with its workers.

The group within the Nineteen Fifties gave strategy to abandonment within the 80s.

This space and its environment are referred to as vacant areas in Spain.

The village has already been put up on the market. Nevertheless, it couldn’t discover a purchaser for the sale value of 6.5 million euros.

The funding consultancy firm, which represents the landowner, notes that greater than 2 million euros are wanted to show the village right into a workable and enticing place.

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