The Victorian home featured in Steven Spielberg's, The Goonies film in Astoria, Oregon, has a new owner!
The buyer is a fan of the classic coming-of-age movie about friendships and treasure hunting, and he promises to preserve and protect the landmark. The listing agent said the sale is expected to close in mid-January. The new owner, a self-described serial entrepreneur, will make his name known at that time, Jordan Miller of John L. Scott Real Estate said.
The 1896 home with sweeping views of the Columbia River flowing into the Pacific Ocean was listed in November with an asking price of nearly $1.7 million.
Since the movie's release in 1985, fans have flocked to the home in northwestern Oregon's historic port of Astoria. The city celebrates Goonies Day on June 7, the film's release date, and welcomes thousands of people for the event.
An offer was accepted six days after the house was listed, according to public records.
"After the word spread that the property was for sale, we received multiple offers, at asking price and higher, and we have a full backup offer," Miller said. [NPR]