"In a modern twist on the homesteading movement that populated the Plains in the 1800s, the community of 300 people is offering 26 large lots on spruce-covered land in a part of Alaska that has spectacular views of the Northern lights and Mount McKinley, North America's highest peak."
It's in Alaska. I mean, the seriously, deep, cold, middle of Alaska. This is like the
Lot's of gorgeous country! Wide open wilderness! Denali National Park is just a 60 mile, frostbitten, "thank you baby Jesus!" dog-sled trip to the south west!
Population is just 367. That's somewhere between Missouri City or Orrick.
"Anderson, a little town in Alaska's interior, has no gas station, no grocery store and no traffic lights, but it does have plenty of woodsy land -- and it's free to anyone willing to put down roots in the often-frozen ground."
"Folks in Anderson say there are some job opportunities within driving distance, including a coal mine, a utility, major hotels and the air station, a ballistic missile early-warning site (Eielson AFB)."
Among the other advantages of Anderson: no property taxes, state income taxes or sales tax, virtually no crime, and no traffic. There are magnificent summers with temperatures as high as 90 degrees and plenty of wide-open space.
For just a refundable $500 deposit and the effort to erect a 1000 sq.ft. double-wide within the next two years, a frozen paradise could be yours for the taking!
My only question is, do they have cable?
I can do without a lot and I don't mind being buried under 12 feet of snow for 11 months out of the year as long as I have the following Foundations of Western Civilization:
1. Cable that includes:
1A. HD TV with Dolby Surround
1B. High-speed internet access (with porn)
2. Pizza delivery under any conditions
3. Chinese delivery under any conditions
If they are willing to meet those few, meager preconditions, I can eagerly promise them this:
and try to conceal for as long as possible that what they actually got was this: