A one-time tuberculosis hospital will have new life as a retreat for war veterans if the property's new owner sees his plans come to fruition.

Saratoga County Homestead, a decrepit former sanatorium in upstate New York, was put up on Auctions International by county officials. The county-owned property has long been rumored to be haunted , and it's a popular spot for paranormal "tourists," despite the hazardous condition of the long-abandoned building.

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James Walk of Texas placed the winning bid of $55,100 before the auction closed on August 28, 2019. Now, he says he intends to renovate the ruinous property and turn it into a retreat for veterans.

Read on for a closer look at the former asylum.

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