Between you and the house of your dreams in Italy only dollars!
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) - Have you ever dreamed of owning a home in a country far from the hustle and bustle of the city? You can now realize this dream for only one dollar, which is the price demanded by the Mayor of the Italian town of Ullolai. Olulay, which is located in the mountainous region of Barbagia on Sardinia, sells hundreds of abandoned homes for one euro ($ 1.2). The show aims to revive a society that is about to become a "ghost town", where the population has dropped from 2,250 to 1,300 over the past half century, as populations move to larger cities. The town of Ullolai is filled with abandoned houses abandoned by families who have long since left the area. The mayor, Isio Arbao, therefore came up with the idea of selling hundreds of these houses for only $ 1. "We have always been strong, and we will not allow our town to die," Mayor Evelio Mayor Evesio Arbao said of his determination to save his town. The mayor has so far managed to sell three houses, and two hundred houses are now available for sale, ranging from 40 to 150 square meters. These traditional houses are made up of granite rocks taken from mountain peaks and coasts. The new population will need to be repaired within three years, at a cost of $ 25,000 Although it is not the first Italian town to make this tempting offer, it is the first to fulfill the promise. Ullula remains the most authentic region of Sardinia, where it still retains many traditions and popular lifestyles ranging from the continued production of sheep herds to the famed Casu Fior Sardo cheese, and the craftsmanship of baskets. Despite its poor condition, three houses have already been sold, and Arbao has received more than 100 orders from around the world, including Russia and Australia. Vito Casacola, a retired construction worker, is the first to buy a house at a dollar price in Ulloula. He renovated his new home with environmentally friendly materials and Casacola advises anyone to visit Ullolai. "This quiet town is stuck in time. It provides a life full of tranquility and health, as well as the healing power of the diseases of the town due to fresh air and scenic views. " New people can enjoy popular foods such as the "Su Bistido" cake made of coffee, nuts, grape syrup, and charcoal-cooked pork, as well as local wines and cheeses. One of the most prominent activities of the town is the San Bartolomeo Festival, where residents are dressed in traditional, embroidered and colorful costumes. The Mayor will also provide training sessions on how to make cheeses, pasta and baskets, as well as language lessons. Although Olulai is far from the luxurious beaches of Sardinia, it has beautiful beaches and the Nudu de Satchisurgo, the "treasure rock", which is 1,200 meters high and offers a panoramic view of the island.