This charming town near Rome has homes for sale for just $ 2 each
Have you always dreamed of owning your own piece of heaven in the Italian countryside? Well you can go ahead and pinch yourself because this opportunity is 100% real. The town of Maenza is located in the province of Latina about 70 km south-east of Rome and in an effort to give it some “fresh oxygen” the mayor of the town said many houses are being put up. on sale for just € 1, which works out to about $ 1.18 in US dollars.
Around a hundred rustic stone houses will be put up for sale and Mayor Claudio Sperduti said CNN Travel that as the houses are returned to the city by their previous owners, they will be posted on the city website to make the process as transparent as possible.
The town itself is considered a desirable place to live or vacation, and features charming 13th-century architecture, beautiful trails, sea views, and close proximity to the big city and resorts, according to Travel + Leisure. According to CNN, wild horses are known to roam this region, which is also rich with a fascinating history to discover.
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However, he told the outlet that if interested buyers have any inquiries about available housing, they can contact the town hall directly for help from local authorities.
As with anything that sounds too good to be true, there is a little catch. Homes are not ready to move in and will need some renovations to make them safe and comfortable. Buyers who take over these homes will have to complete these renovations within a maximum of 3 years and post a deposit of € 5,000, which will be returned when the work is completed, CNN reports.
However, the houses are small, so you won’t have to shell out too much to make it a perfectly suitable place to feel at home on your travels abroad. Sperduti said those who are ready to move in and start their renovations as quickly as possible will be given priority if there are multiple people interested.