You Can Buy an Entire Connecticut Town for Less Than $2 Million

It sounds too good to be true, but the entire town of Johnsonville, Connecticut, is on the market for $1.9 million. The town was built in 1802 and includes 62 acres including an old barn, bank, post office, general store, school, church, restaurant, and numerous homes. If you buy it, you get it all.

Johnsonville was once a thriving mill community. But in the 1960s the area surrounding the mill was purchased by an eccentric millionaire who wanted to turn the area into a Victorian tourist attraction. The millionaire, a man by the name of Raymond Schmitt, purchased Victorian era buildings from around New England bringing them to Johnsonville — which he would then rent out for private events.

After Schmitt's death in 1998 the town fell into disrepair, changed hands multiple times and is currently owned by Connecticut hotel group Meyer Jabara Hotels who are now putting it up for sale.

So what's the catch? There really isn't one. Though some do say the ghost of Raymond Schmitt still haunts the town.

You can check out the listing here.