There are castles for sale right here on this side of “the Pond,” so you don’t have to move to Europe to live like a king, according to Realty Times. The U.S. real estate market has no shortage of grand estates up for purchase. Here are three examples:
1) A 14,000-square-foot custom estate inspired by France’s Chateau de Chambord is now on the market. The home, located just outside of Washington, DC in McLean, VA, is buffered by more than two acres of National Forest and features a gourmet outdoor kitchen, wine grotto, pool, and a 5-car garage. It could be yours for $12,900,000.
2) A private family estate could be yours. Named Highlands Castle located in Bolton Landing (upstate New York). It sits at the top of a mountain, overlooking Lake George and the Queen of American lakes, with the Adirondack Mountains all around. This private oasis offers 12,000 square feet of living space on 8.66 acres, along with a grand entrance with romantic ‘Romeo & Juliet’ stained glass doors, separate gatehouse with living quarters, full bathroom, and two bedrooms; a separate guest house with living quarters, full bathroom, and two bedrooms, all for $12,800,000.
3) Known as “The Chateau,” this architectural estate is situated on 2.74 acres in the exclusive waterfront community of Costa Bella in Austin, TX. The home boasts seven bedrooms, nine baths, two pools, and a massive gourmet country French kitchen, along with a 1,600-bottle wine room, a hi-def 3D theater, and a private boat dock. It’s currently for sale for $9,988,000.
While there are no castles for sale currently in Montecito, Hope Ranch or any of Santa Barbara’s upscale communities, there are plenty of amazing properties available where you can live like a king. Please take a look at my comprehensive website then call me at 805.886.9378 or email me at Cristal@montecito-estate.com. I have all the intel on the real estate market here, plus I can share pocket listings with you: all perfect places where my discerning clients can live like royalty.