This tiny Northern California town, which sparked an ill-fated eBay bidding war nearly two years ago, has finally been sold -- this time for real. (Proves to me that you can get *just* about anything on eBay :P) -Configure
A Southern California financial adviser is the proud new owner of what he called an "absolutely gorgeous" 32.8-hectare (82-acre) piece of land among the redwoods, about 435 kilometers (270 miles) northwest of San Francisco and 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the Pacific Ocean.
Bruce Krall said he had no idea the town was "quasi-famous from the eBay thing" when he bought it for $700,000 in a deal finalized Wednesday.
"There's a mile and a half of river frontage. It's very green and beautiful. Great weather," said Krall, of Laguna Hills. "In San Francisco, $700,000 doesn't buy you a one-car garage."
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News source: CNN.com