For well more than ten years, this jewel lies abandoned in the midst of the countryside of Germany's northernmost state.
It was originally built as a publishing house. In later years, it was turned into a hotel with a large restaurant and was last used as a clinic for patients with special needs, such as coma patients or patients with long recoveries after operations.
All foreclosure auctions after the closing in the early 2000s were unsuccessful, but hope aros in 2008, when a foundation as a potential investor submitted plans to use the buildings for a boarding school. However, the project was never realized.
In 2010, an investor bought the property for about one tenth of the market value. All that happened afterwards was the removal of the growing vegetation.