Atlanta, GA, May 30, 2005 --(PR.com
)-- Ira Royster owner of the Villa South Inn and Restaurant (villasouth.com) has put his Sandersville, Georgia landmark up for sale in an unconventional way – on the online auction sites, eBay and Bidup (bidup.org)
Royster is selling the landmark motel and restaurant and stated he is ready to retire to his small farm and to help promote his family’s candle business, Wicks and Wonders Candles (georgiacandle.com).
Royster’s eBay effort even landed him coverage in the Atlanta Constitution and the Chicago Tribune about the site’s increasing number of real estate listing.
It appears to be generating considerable interest in the in the motel complex. Royster said the listing has generated numerous questions and some bids at the auction site. Royster further stated that he believes the site will sell on eBay and that the high bid so far has been $2,200,000, which was rather close to his minimum asking price and that people have contacted him from California to India.
Kim Royster the owner of Wicks and Wonders and Royster’s wife said that her candle business at Wicks and Wonders Candles has been consuming more of her time and she could use her husbands help. She said that her premium highly scented candles and candle accessories just opened up their web store at georgiacandle.com and that business has been increasing at a steady pace.
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