Not your typical grow house: Bay Area buyers paid cash, moved in the marijuana

Custom-built house, wraparound porch, great views, perfect for … a grow house.

A marijuana raid in Merced County allegedly found an extensive growing operation in an unlikely-looking home.

Three buyers, from San Francisco and San Leandro, paid $590,000 cash for the house in April, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department said on Wednesday.

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