Oregon Vortex for sale: $3.5 million for your very own unnatural freak spot
One of the nation's oldest and strangest mystery spots, the Oregon Vortex in Gold Hill, Oregon, is for sale. The Cooper family are asking for $3.5 million dollars for the wooded 22-acre lot at 4303 Sardine Creek Road. It's a property where the laws of physics and, apparently, real estate pricing go haywire.
The New York Times reported on the unusual attraction sale on Friday, quoting mystery spot experts at Roadsideamerica.com: "'After subjecting many spots to rigorous, very scientific tests, our Mystery Spot Test Kit indicates that the Oregon Vortex is the most disturbed,' according to Roadside America, an on-line guide to 'off-beat' tourist attractions."
The Oregon Vortex property includes a 3-bedroom house, and a slanted shack partially sucked into the ground by invisible magnetic force lines.
While $3.5 million may seem steep, it's hard to compare with neighboring properties that don't have their own vortices. Keep an eye on this one -- we think some superrich vortex speculator will snap it up and further choke off already restricted public access to such places.[09/21/2003]
- 4303 Sardine Creek Rd., Gold Hill, OR
- I-5 exit 40, right at end of ramp then left on Hwy 99. Go through town, then right onto Sardine Creek Rd. 3 miles, left at the fork, then another mile to the Vortex.
- Open daily Jun-Aug 9am-5pm, Mar-May and Sep-Oct 9am-4pm. (Call to verify)
- RA Rates:
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