For sale: Solano home with Nike missile bunkers
Retired Navy physician Dave Haworth stands inside an underground Nike missile bunker complex at his home in Vacaville, Thursday. Haworth is selling his property, including his home, swimming pool and the bunker complex once used to help defend Travis Air Force Base during the Cold War. Haworth bought the property in 1982 for $101,000. The entire property is listed for $1.5 million. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — Looking out into the forest of trees from the balcony of retired Navy physician Dave Haworth's home, you would not think you are deep in the fields southeast of Vacaville.
Nor would you realize that the trees are screening a 50-year-old underground Nike missile bunker complex once used to help defend Travis Air Force Base during the Cold War.
For Sacramento Realtor Lillian Fulton, it is one of the more unique listings she has ever had – a 3,800-square-foot, four-bedroom, six-bath home with swimming pool located on 23 acres, well populated with 5,000 trees ranging from redwoods and date palms . . . Continue Reading