New lighthouse owner Rich Cucé prepares to see inside his fixer-upper for the first time. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: New Lighthouse Owner Steps Inside for the First Time

The Pennsylvania man who bought the historic Hooper Island at auction, sight unseen, just made his first trip out to see his fixer upper—miles from shore and up a precarious ladder.

We were the first news media too see inside the 120-year-old lighthouse. Cheryl Costello exclusively captures the new owner’s reaction to the project that may be his biggest challenge yet. Watch below: