An especially hot residential or commercial property in the peaceful rural town of Burbank, Oklahoma— population: 123– has the phones of husband-and-wife real estate agents Cindy and Tim White calling off the hook. About 3 weeks earlier, a couple concerned the brokers desperate to unload the 1920s-era high school they ‘d repurposed to function as their house for the previous twenty years. They had a hard time to discover a purchaser after noting the 17,000-square-foot area as an industrial residential or commercial property, however the Whites felt the technique of marketing it as an unconventional single-family house may yield more interest.
” The reaction runs out no place. Individuals informed us we were nuts for noting this thing,” Tim informs ADVERTISEMENT. “The other day we were sitting at lunch and a person called from Florida. He ‘d become aware of the residential or commercial property on XM Radio. We have actually actually been on the phone every day for hours speaking with individuals about this area.” The real estate agents are based in Self-reliance, Kansas, about an hour and a half from the residential or commercial property, however felt a specific pull to handle the uncommon listing About 2 weeks after publishing it to Zillow, they have actually gotten many deals and prepare for offering the school turned five-bedroom house for well over its $60,000 asking cost.
The 1924 develop comes total with all the features of a normal high school throughout its 1.76 acres. While a baseball diamond, fitness center, and auditorium prevail functions of an university, the possibility of owning them as part of one’s house enhanced the listing to product status. By Tim’s count, the auditorium homes about 250 seats, which would enable “essentially everyone in the area to come and bring a buddy.” Cindy keeps in mind that the resort-like facilities have actually likewise attracted a variety of city residents wanting to leave the rat race to a special, complete nation home. While they have actually fielded a couple of regional calls, a lot of are originating from out of state, with a New york city couple presently considering an agreement on the area.