Hello, little nerds! As we all know, long ago castles were only for royalties. Now, castles are for anyone who can afford one…or two or three. Buying a castle is an expensive luxury, but also it is really cool. Our nerdy team decided to show you some properties for sale, in case you just woke up with the decision to live in a castle.
Caverswall Castle in Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
It was built in 1275 and renovated 350 years after in 1625. In 2006 it was sold to Robin McDonald for £1.7m ($2.5m) who renovated it for another £1m ($1.5m). You will find 18 bedrooms, a library, wine cellar, billiard room, chapel and many other luxuries. In 2015 it is offered for sale for £3 million (almost 4,5 million dollars).
Craigcrook Castle in Ravelston, Edinburgh
The castle was built in 1542 and is three miles away from Edinburg. For £6m ($8,7m) you will get nine bathrooms and only five bedrooms. Help me find the logic, please? The round tower offers you a magnificent view to the Firth of Forth.
Castle in Chalus, Haute-Vienne, France
It is located in the south west of France. This magnificent castle was built in 1179. You will find in there 29 renovated bedrooms, tavern and comes complete with a moat. It sits on land expanding on 165 hectares. You are getting an additional outhouses, barns, golf course and even lakes! The town of Chalus is only a 6-minute drive away from the castle. All of the above could be yours just for €19,950,000 ($22,483,525).
Château in Perugia, Umbria, Italy
A gorgeous castle in Italy’s southern Umbria region. It was built in 1380. It was used for a hotel previously, so it comes with more updated features. This full of history property expands on 98 acres. The 11-bedrooms and four reception rooms are set within 98 acres of parkland, woodland, pastures and olive groves. The price? Owning the magical castle will costs you €35 million (more than $39 million)
Feeling priced out? Here is something “more” affordable:
It is described as grade II-listed gatehouse and the location is West Yorkshire’s Halifax. Previously it was a part of the Castle Carr Estate. Later it has been transformed into a nice family home with three bedrooms. It is on the market for £375,000 ($420,680)
Will you get your piece of history?
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