This nine-bedroom castle in Aberdeenshire is on sale for just £400,000



  • Price: £400,000
  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Bedrooms: Nine


Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Aberdeenshire, this fairy tale castle presents a unique opportunity for those captivated by history and charm. Dating back to 1510, the castle’s rich heritage is evident in its architecture and features, offering a glimpse into centuries past.


  • Historical Segments: Constructed across different periods
  • Charm: Abundant, making it a property like no other
  • Previous Owners: Generations of the Barlas family

Interior Features

  • Historical Elements:
  • Small Guards Room
  • Turrets
  • Spiral Staircases
  • Roaring Fireplaces
  • Dungeon
  • Extensions:
  • Grand Hallway
  • Curved Cantilevered Staircase
  • Additional Rooms


  • 63 Acres of Land: Sprawling and picturesque
  • Features:
  • Beautiful Flower Beds
  • Vast Fields
  • Uninterrupted Countryside Views
  • Walled Garden with Mature Specimen Trees and Summer House

Architectural Details

  • Oldest Part: Constructed in 1510
  • Exterior Features:
  • Gun Ports
  • Crow-stepped Gabling
  • South East Turret


While the interiors retain a traditional castle ambiance with stone walls, heavy wooden doors, and decadent wallpaper, there’s ample opportunity for renovation and customization to suit modern preferences.

Agent’s Insight

According to an agent at Strutt & Parker, “The oldest part of the castle was constructed in 1510 and is set out across an L-shaped plan, typical of its era. Built of stone, the exterior features gun ports, crow-stepped gabling, a turret to the south east.”

Castle for sale in Scotland
Castle for sale in Scotland


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