30 Sep '14, 5am

This Amazing Cave Home in France Cost Just One Euro

This Amazing Cave Home in France Cost Just One Euro

Things are tough for young people in Europe. Unemployment is sky high and finding decent, affordable accommodation is challenging. But when freshly unemployed Alexis Lamoureux , then 23, discovered that his great aunt's former troglodyte cave home was about to be auctioned by local authorities in the town of Amboise, France, he took a chance and made a cheeky bid of just one euro. His gamble that authorities would rather sell it than maintain it paid off: no one else placed a bid and Lamoureux became the proud owner of one rather run down cave . After four years of hard work, Lamoureux and his girlfriend, Lotte van Riel, now call the cave home - and they offer a bedroom as guest

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