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Saturday, September 19, 2009

Need a hideout?

by Calculated Risk on 9/19/2009 06:51:00 PM

From the Chicago Sun Times: Capone lodge up for auction

Al Capone's "hideout retreat" in Wisconsin [is up for auction] minimum bid required: $2.5 million.

"Located in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin" near Couderay, the property includes 407 acres with a 37-acre private lake, according to an ad placed on the property announcing the foreclosure sale by Chippewa Valley Bank.

The buyer will get the original 1920s main lodge made of native fieldstone and featuring a massive split fieldstone fireplace. The sale also includes an eight-car garage renovated into a bar and restaurant, a bunkhouse, year-round caretaker's residence, guard tower and other outbuildings ...
A nice little hideaway ... maybe there is a secret vault ... hey, paging Geraldo!