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Looking to light up your day with something different?

LighthouseTired of same old, same old? Do you find yourself wondering what gift you can buy a loved one that won’t be re gifted right away? Not into the whole  beach and sunshine thing but want a vacation spot to call your own? If you answered yes to any of these, then this may be your day! At a current bid of 20,000$ there is a 100% genuine light house for sale. You heard me right, a light house! Built in 1898 and decommissioned in the 1970s, this light house house was used by the coast guard and is listed on the National Register Of Historic Places, documentation of which is provided with the deed. Located offshore of New Bedford, MA this charming New England light house is only a short boat ride from the shore and the nearest grocery. It has four levels including two watch decks and a basement, with three of the four floors having a 15-foot head clearance. Before obtaining ownership of this piece of history you will need to obtain a Chapter 91 License from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), which is definitely worth the effort! This brick and cast iron structure is truly a find and if you want to relive your childhood dreams, this is a great place to start! As an ongoing, online auction the time remaining has not yet been announced but so far there have been only 2 bids. For any further information, simply click here to subscribe to www.governmentauctions.org for your FREE 3 day trial today!

When You Have The Urge To Get Away, The Only Notion Is The Ocean!


BOSTN115012001 (1)Do you sometimes feel the need to escape reality for a little bit? Well now you can with the Miah Maull Shoal Light Station! The Miah Maull Shoal Light Station, located in Delaware Bay, New Jersey is the perfect place to take your friends and family. The structure has a real homey feel with curved walls covered with wood wainscoting and nine foot ceilings. The upper levels have has cast iron floors covered with wood overlays. The four bedrooms are roomy with closets making it a perfect place to spend a few nights. Natural light is abundant from the seven windows on the first floor and eight on the second and third floors.  The watch deck on the 4th level has arched windows and deck door. The 360 degree view will let you see the water for miles. Feel adventurous? Enjoy fishing, diving, and boating from your own lighthouse. The closing time of this auction is in 5 days, 16 hours on August 3, at 9:00am Central Time. It is located in the Delaware Bay in Downe, New Jersey. This is an online auction, and the current bid is $27,000USD. Two bidders have already tried their luck and now its your turn! For more details see the Invitation For Bids posted below. For any further information, simply click here to subscribe to www.governmentauctions.org for your FREE 3 day trial.


Minot’s Ledge Historic Lighthouse: Own a Piece of Massachusetts History!

minotWhat better way to start off the week than with the sale of a historic lighthouse? That’s right, going up for auction in just a few weeks is Minot’s Ledge Lighthouse located off Scituate and Cohasset beaches in Massachusetts. Often referred to as the “I Love You” lighthouse due to it’s unique 1-4-3 flashing beacon, this lighthouse is the perfect retreat for fishing enthusiasts, avid divers who enjoy exploring local shipwrecks, and anyone else who’s a lover of lighthouses. Having endured over 150 years of New England weather, this lighthouse measures 114 feet tall and is built with interlocking grey granite blocks and features a 25 ft rocky outcropping measuring approximately .1 acre. The starting bid for this lighthouse will begin at just $10,000, so if you’d like to learn more about it then simply click here to activate your free trial account.



Boon Island Light Station in York, Maine: Buy An Island For The Price of a Used Car!

boonWant to own a landmark that’s in the National Registry of Historic Places? Well believe it or not, now you can! The Boon Island Light Station is now currently available for online auction and is awaiting your bid! Located on a small islet off the southern coast of York, Maine, this lighthouse was originally constructed way back in 1855. The 133 foot tower has a tapered design and is constructed from ashlar granite that’s punctuated by two vertical rows of seven windows. Inside the tower you’ll find a circular stairway that leads all the way up to a door at the parapet. There is also a small shed located on the property which was probably once used as a boathouse, but today sits in ruins. The islet is situated 14 feet above sea level and is quite close to the mainland. The current asking price for this auction is just $5,000 with no bids as of yet! That’s a small price to pay for something as awesome as this. If you’d like to learn more about it, then all you have to do is click here to activate your 3 day free trial account!


Butler Flats Lighthouse: Be the Proud Owner of a Piece of Maritime History!

MAlighthouseGoing up for online auction in just a few short weeks is something you just don’t see everyday. The auction is for the Butler Flats Lighthouse, located in the New Bedford Channel at the mouth of the Acushnet River in Bristol County, Massachusetts. Capable of being reached only by boat, this lighthouse was originally designed by Francis Hopkinson Smith and constructed in 1898. It consists of a 53 foot high brick and cast iron sparkplug-style tower that sits upon a caisson foundation. Once inside, you’ll find four level sand two watch decks, as well as a basement and three floors of living space (1091 square feet of living space in total) that are approximately 37 feet in diameter with a 15 foot head clearance. You probably don’t know this, but this famous lighthouse is even listed in the National Register of Historic Places! To find out more about this upcoming auction, we strongly recommend you click here in order to activate your 3 day free trial account.

Orient Point Lighthouse: Purchase A Piece of Long Island History!

Next up on the auction block is this very cool deal for an actual lighthouse in Long Island, NY!lighthouse Built in 1899, the Orient Point Lighthouse is located in Plum Gut between Long Island Sound and Gardiner’s Bay, which is approximately 0.4 nautical miles offshore from the Town of Southold, New York. This historical landmark consists of a brick lined cast iron plated tower section, a base section that is concrete filled, and a cast iron caisson. The Orient Point Lighthouse stands approximately 45 feet tall and is made up of six levels, including two watch decks and three stories of living quarters. The current price for this lighthouse and the property around it is just $10,000 with no bids as of yet. If you want to learn more about this landmark and how to go about bidding on it, then be sure to click here in order to activate your 3 day free trial.