In a small town out of doors Kansas Town, Kan., an property with an eccentric perk—a community of underground, water-filled tunnels designed for scuba diving—is slated to record for $11.eight million.
The brainchild of the landlord’s overdue husband, a scuba fanatic, the tunnels are carved into the 18-acre belongings. Entered by way of a chain of grottoes and pop-up holes, the tunnels result in a 30-foot-deep outside pond, which is stuffed with statues, pretend fossils and unique fish, in step with Gary Hosack of Crown Realty, who’s record the valuables together with his daughter Katie Casey. The biggest of the grottoes includes a 30-foot waterfall, a heated swimming pool, a sauna and a rainy bar for entertaining.
Lyn Shaw, the landlord, stated the tunnels started with a small seed of an concept about scuba diving in an out of doors pond, after which developed. “It took on a lifetime of its personal,” she stated.
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The house used to be inbuilt 1992, and a two-story library addition used to be added in 2002. The scuba diving tunnels have been added within the overdue 1990s and early 2000s, Ms. Shaw stated. Mr. Hosack estimated that the property price up to $30 million to construct.
Ms. Shaw’s husband, Dennis Langley, who labored within the herbal fuel trade, died all of a sudden greater than two years in the past, she stated. She is now downsizing to a smaller belongings.
The principle house, referred to as the “Spirit of Avalon,” a reputation impressed by means of the legends of King Arthur, would be the most costly to be had on the market within the state of Kansas, in step with listings website online Zillow. The statewide moderate gross sales value in July used to be $227,041, in step with the Kansas Affiliation of Realtors.
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Ms. Shaw describes the six-bedroom major house as a pass between a Eu-style turreted château and a prairie resort. It options imported vintage components like doorways emblazoned with hand-carved dragons and stained glass home windows.
The valuables additionally comprises a number of commercial-grade kitchens, a two-story place of business, a library, convention rooms, a sport room with billiards and a media heart, a wine cellar, a couple of rainy bars and a heated storage.