This has led to 20,000 people now joining forces and buying the Ch√Ęteau de la Mothe-Chandeniers, located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of western France.

For just SEK 800, buyers get a lifelong right of use.

However, they have to adjust to the fact that it will take a while before they can enjoy their investment - first, a renovation that is estimated to take ten years to complete awaits.

See more in the clip above.