Gonnaonies fans flock to historic Oregon home

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Gonnaonies fans flock to historic Oregon home

Fans have flocked to the home in northwestern Oregon's historic port of Astoria since the movie came to theatres in 1985. The city celebrates Goonies Day on Jun 7, the film's release date, and welcomes thousands of people for the event.

According to the public record, an offer was accepted six days after the house was listed.

Miller said 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.

According to Miller, the seller Sandi Preston is passing along movie memorabilia she has collected or has been given. Some of the furniture in the home, restored to its original 1896 style, may also be sold to the buyer.

Preston was known to be largely welcoming to visitors. She was in the house and the constant crowds made it a strain that prompted her to close it to foot traffic.

After the film's 30th anniversary drew around 1,500 daily visitors in 2015, Preston posted no trespassing signs prohibiting tourists from walking up to the property. She opened it to the public in August.

The film, based on a story by Steven Spielberg, shows a group of friends fighting to protect their homes from an expanding country club and threats of foreclosure. In the process, they discover an old treasure map that leads them on an adventure and allows them to save their Goon Docks neighbourhood.