They Bought This Dilapidated Manor For Just £3,200... You Won't Believe Your Eyes When You See What It Looks Like Today

They Bought This Dilapidated Manor For Just £3,200... You Won't Believe Your Eyes When You See What It Looks Like Today

This old run-down mansion was bought for a meagre sum not so long ago - but today it's a stunning dream home!

Overlooking the ocean from the top of a cliff, this old house is a real architectural gem.

Bought for a modest sum

Bought in 1961 by Dan Wood, a 79-year-old retired architect, this stylish manor is situated in Narragansett Bay in the United States and has a surprising history. Built in 1905 for a total of £33,000, this house only cost the buyer a modest sum of £3,200.

Although he had to pay out roughly the price of a car to get the house, Dan Wood and his family had to renovate it entirely. But the result is there. Now, after extensive construction work, this manor has become a real paradise and a great place to live.  With around 12 bedrooms, it is furnished with superb wood panelling which runs from the ground to the ceiling.

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Ideal to spend an extended weekend or for long stays with friends or family, this house offers a magical setting for its happy owners.

• Emma Jensen
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