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Court: $2 million house built in wrong place must be moved or destroyed

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The house was mistakenly built on public property. (Source: WJAR/NBC) The house was mistakenly built on public property. (Source: WJAR/NBC)

NARRAGANSETT, RI (WJAR/NBC) - The Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled that a waterfront home in Narragansett has to be removed because it was built on property designated for public use.

The house sits on land overlooking the water in Point Judith, but soon it will be torn down or moved.

The house, valued at about $2 million, was built partially on property that belongs to the Nulman family. It's designated for public use as a park, leaving some wondering how it happened.

In 2009, the developer hired an engineering firm to survey the land and get the permits to build. The house was finished in early 2011, and the problem surfaced as the developer was looking to sell it.

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