Incredible Castles for Sale: A Dream for Castle Enthusiasts

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Have you ever dreamt of living in or restoring a majestic castle? Now might be your chance, as the market is teeming with both fixer-uppers and beautifully refurbished castles. Whether for admiration from afar or to call your own, these castles offer a unique blend of history, architecture, and luxury living.

Castles in Need of Restoration

Knockhall Castle, Newburgh, Aberdeenshire – £130,000

knockhall castle

SAVILLS

  • Location: Near the river Ythan in Foveran parish, Aberdeenshire.
  • History: Built around 1565.
  • Features:
  • Main corridor with access to the kitchen, which includes a fireplace, sink, and drain.
  • A large cellar also equipped with a sink and drain.
  • A wide circular stair leading to the upper floors and tower wing.
  • Restoration: The exterior is complete, allowing for potential modern occupation without losing historical significance. Current owner has stabilized the structure, awaiting a visionary buyer.
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Fully Refurbished Castles

Castle of Park, Cornhill, Banff, Aberdeenshire – £1,500,000

pink castle for sale in aberdeenshire

KNIGHT FRANK

  • Era: 16th century Grade A listed pink castle.
  • Amenities:
  • Eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, six reception rooms.
  • Additional two-bedroom flat.
  • Outdoor swimming pool, 36 acres of gardens including a labyrinth, rose garden, and orchard.
  • Luxury Features: Decadent furnishings, high ceilings, roaring fireplaces, and a pool with a new enclosure.
  • Usage: Currently a self-catering holiday rental.
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Devizes Castle, Wiltshire – £3,250,000

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devizes castle

SAVILLS

  • Designation: Grade I listed, stone-built with castellations and turrets.
  • Accommodations: 10 bedrooms, four bathrooms, four sitting rooms, a spacious kitchen, and utility rooms.
  • Unique Features: Period details like stone mullioned windows, oak floorboards, and ornately decorated ceilings.
  • Outdoors: Mature trees, landscaped gardens with herbaceous borders, water features, and picturesque stone archways.

Seton Castle, East Lothian – Fully Restored

seton castle

SAVILLS

  • Heritage: Built in 1789 by Robert Adam, incorporating stone from Seton Palace, favored by Mary Queen of Scots.
  • Specifications: 13 bedrooms, five bathrooms, eight sitting rooms, within 13 acres of private gardens and parkland.
  • Architectural Details: Secret staircases, curved doors and walls, arched windows, and hidden doors.
  • Additional Properties: Includes three separate cottages and a romantic suite at the top of a turret spiral staircase.

Earlshall Castle, Leuchars, St. Andrews, Fife – Price on Application

earlshall castle for sale in scotland

SAVILLS

  • Historical Significance: Once visited by Mary, Queen of Scots in 1561.
  • Features: 10 bedrooms, eight reception rooms, six bathrooms, two dressing rooms, and uniquely Scottish interiors.
  • Gardens: 34 acres with distinctive holly hedges, a topiary lawn, orchard, rose terrace, bowling green, and yew walk.

These castles, ranging from those requiring a loving touch to turnkey luxury homes, represent a unique opportunity to own a piece of history. Whether you’re drawn to the challenge of restoration or the allure of a castle that’s already been perfectly preserved, there’s something on the market for every aspiring castle owner.

earlshall castle for sale in scotland

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