Category Archives: Castles for sale

Glenborrodale Castle for sale

A historic Scottish castle that boasts lake views and comes complete with two islands is on the market for £3.75 million. Glenborrodale Castle has 16 bedrooms as well as a walled garden, a gate house and an impressive 133 acres … Continue reading

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Castle Grant sold after 2 weeks on market

Castle Grant on the outskirts of Grantown-on-Spey has been sold for over £1.1million after just 2 weeks on the market . Music industry PR man Jordan Harkins, from Aberdeen, tweeted: “Just found out my auntie bought the castle Craig Whyte … Continue reading

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Castle Gogar in Edinburgh for sale

Castle Gogar near Edinburgh is for sale at £2.9 million . The castle has  everything you would expect in a property fit for a king or queen: towers and turrets with arrow slots, a vaulted crypt, an oak panelled dining room … Continue reading

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Orsini Castle for sale

Europe has been in financial turmoil since 2008 with the UK in a double dip recession . Real estate markets in many of the major countries have recorded huge drops in price. The prices of properties in Ireland plunged vertically, leaving the … Continue reading

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Italian castle for sale

A 40,000 square foot, 30-bedroom medieval castle in Piemonte, Torino is for sale at £45 million . It is regarded as one of Italy’s most beautiful monuments and it is considered one of the most scenic and extraordinary castles in … Continue reading

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Thornbury Castle sold for £4 million

It was one of seven venues to be purchased by Halcyon Hotels and Resorts with its joint venture partner Patron Capital last week and it is believed the historic landmark alone went for about £4 million. Continue reading

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Pusztaradvány Castle for sale Hungary

Pusztaradvány Castle for sale Hungary, Eastern Europe features a large number of ancient castles which occasionally come on the market. A castle in classicist style, run as a castle hotel of superior category, is for sale in Pusztaradvány.
The estate is located just 2 hours from Budapest by car and only 30 minutes from Kosice International Airport, also very close to Tokaj Wine Region (UNESCO World Heritage of Hungary). Castle keeps its gate open for those who long for tranquil relaxation, fresh air and undisturbed nature. Since its reconstruction in 2004 the castle summons the atmosphere of the 19th century with its period fixtures, original paintings, Biedermeier furniture and the 100-120 year-old luminaires, which serve as style- and industry-historical curiosities. Continue reading

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Von Essen sells 26 properties

The forced sale of the 26 hotels in the von Essen hotels “Private Collection” – as well as Verta, the year-old London heliport hotel, a Napoleonic fortress-island off the coast of Wales and the Château de Bagnols in Beaujolais – will net many millions. No-one will feel sorry for the banks who stand to lose as much as 50 per cent of their original investment.Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Spa near Edinburgh and Thornbury Castle in Gloucestershire go on sale Continue reading

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Colliston Castle for sale

Colliston Castle, a 16th century castle in the Angus countryside near Arbroath is for sale.  It has been used as a private residence since it was built in King Henry VIII’s reign 550 years ago, retains  period features such as … Continue reading

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Terpersie Castle for sale

The earliest dated example of the Scottish Z-type castle, Terpersie Castle, consists of a main building, 28 feet by 18 feet with a round tower, 17 feet diameter, at diagonally opposite corners. The gun loophole dated ‘1561’ has been built into an internal wall at Knockespock House (NJ 544 241: NJ52SW 22.00). The later east wing, shown on MacGibbon and Ross’s (1887-92) plan, has been demolished, and the whole castle has gone to ruin since 1885. The ‘Balbithan Manuscript’, compiled in 1644, states that William Gordon of Terpersie ‘built the house of Terpersie and cast a ditch about it’, but no trace of this moat now exists. Continue reading

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