For sale in Sweden: Three-bed house, includes skeleton
An estate agent in Sweden is offering a house with the remains of a medieval resident included in the price.
The property, built in 1750 in Visby, on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland, has a tomb and skeleton in the cellar.
The starting price for the three-bedroomed house, where the skeleton is visible through glass in the cellar, is 4.1m Kronor ($640,000; £390,780).
The property was built on the foundations of a Russian church, abandoned during the Middle Ages....
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