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Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

29 May 2015

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

If you ever wanted Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch you can have it right now, because it is up for sale!

The famous place owned by the deceased singer is today on the market. So if you always wanted to own a paradise ranch now is your time to act.

The ranch was owned by the King of Pop since 1987 when he spend $19.5million but then used it as collateral for a $24.5million loan, which he defaulted on.

He moved out in 2005 after his acquittal on charges that he molested children at the ranch.

After years of teasing and waiting, the ranch is finally up for sale. As you may think, the place doesn’t come cheap, at all. Priced at $100 million, the 2700 acre property features 22 structures, including a 12,000 square feet main home with six bedrooms and attached staff quarters.

Previously known as Neverland, the property is now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

This is the first time the ranch has hit the market since the late singer’s death.

The company that bought the singer’s debt and then restored the property has finally put the ranch, located just outside of Santa Barbara, California, on the market, according to Wall Street Journal reports.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

The theme park rides along with Michael’s elephants and Bubbles the monkey may be gone, but the history remains, and you can now own it, if you have $100 million.

Listed by Sotheby’s and Hilton & Hyland, most of the telltale signs if its former famous owner have been erased turning the 2700-acre property from a fun park into a grand estate.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

Realtor Suzanne Perkins told the Wall Street Journal that the amusement park the late singer constructed and his beloved exotic animals have long been removed.

In their place, it seems, are rolling hills, man-made water features and lakes complete with swans and even a llama or two.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

However, if a Michael Jackson fan does buy the property, there are still a few small signs that it was the Neverland Ranch. The train and clock made from flowers that spells out ‘Neverland’ is still there and has been restored.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

And you must know that this is not a chance for fans to see the interior of the house and where their idol has lived, because the company will not be giving tours.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

While the amusement park has now been removed, there are still plenty of things to do with the property featuring a swimming pool with a cabana, basketball court, tennis court and BBQ area.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

What also remains is a 50-seat movie theater with a ‘private viewing balcony’ as well as a stage that ‘includes trap doors for magic shows’.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

For some time there have been reports that the home was about to go on the market – it was even claimed the new musical royalty Beyonce and Jay Z wanted to buy it.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

The value of the home has been subject to speculation over the years with people suggesting figures as low as $35 million.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is Up for Sale

What do you think of Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch? Would you like to be the happy buyer?