The King of Pop, Michael Jackson transformed the face of pop music and popular culture. He released his best-selling album ‘Thriller’, in 1982.
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale.
Michael Jackson 's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale with a price tag of $100m (£65m), reports the Wall Street Journal.
The development in Santa Barbara was once home to a zoo and an amusement park. These have now been removed but there is still a clock made up of flowers and a railway.
Michael Jackson bought the house in 1987 for $19.5m but came into financial trouble and an investment company saved it from auction. The property is now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.
Estate agents responsible for selling the property have stated that ‘no tours’ will be offered, thereby warning off fans hoping to get a glimpse inside the piece of Jackson history.
Jackson bought Neverland in 1987 intending to create a fantasy land for children; it was named after an island in Peter Pan, where children never grow up.
Neverland was closed to the public in 2006 after Jackson failed to pay his staff or maintain proper insurance.
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