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A castle with rooms with a view
14th April 2014
castle for sale
Dunselma Castle, High Road, Strone, Argyll and Bute, PA23 8RU
Dunselma Castle For Sale
Built in 1885-1886, as a sailing lodge for wealthy 19th century industrialist, James Coates, Dunselma is deliberately prominent to flaunt the conspicuous wealth of its owner. Standing above Strone point, it also enjoys fantastic views of Loch Long, the Holy Loch and the Firth of Clyde. This A-listed building has two principal elevations and a square-plan tower at its centre. There are ten bedrooms in all, numerous reception rooms and a four room cellar. The building boasts a wealth of Baronial features both inside and out - of particular note inside, are the mosaic floor, stained glass windows by J.J. Keir, timber panelled rooms and the stunning main stairway. A large garden surrounds the house with the property approached by two access driveways. Prospective purchasers will also have the option to purchase 30 additional acres and land zoned for housing with 11 plots. A remarkable and extravagant piece of Scottish history! more

Own a castle in Edinburgh - just not the one in the city centre
24th February 2014
castle for sale
Castle Gogar, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 9BQ
Offers over £2,900,000

Castle In Edinburgh
Castle Gogar, a magnificently restored castle with traditional Scots Baronial façades, is believed to date from 1625. This fairytale castle has a wealth of great original features including corbelled towers with spired roofs, dormer windows with stone inscriptions and battlements above the central tower. Inside, the immaculate restoration has created a luxurious modern home fit for the 21st century whilst the character has been retained with features such as the vaulted crypt, turnpike staircases, turrets with arrow slots etc. Set in approximately 3.656 acres of its own grounds with four paddocks, a menage and a timber stable block, Castle Gogar is in a private setting in the designated green belt, just six miles from Edinburgh city centre and very close to the airport. more

A folly that's anything but!
20th of May 2013
castle for sale
Wyke Castle, 1 Pirates Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9GL
Offers over £500,000
Castle Folly In Dorset
Wyke Castle is a Grade II listed folly, built around 1855 on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. Set at the top of the wonderfully names Pirates Lane, the property has fabulous 360 degree panoramic views with stunning vistas of the Fleet, Portland Harbour, Weymouth and beyond along the Jurassic coastline. Wyke Castle has been sympathetically and tastefully modernised to a very high standard, whilst retaining its character. The accommodation is spacious and includes: an entrance vestibule, beamed hallway, circular sitting room, dining room, circular master bedroom with feature glass ceiling, three further double bedrooms, circular cellar (dungeon) with fresh water well, modern fitted kitchen, two bath / shower rooms and separate annexe with bedroom / lounge / kitchenette and shower room. There's also a double garage, off road parking, gardens and a large patio area. Having a property with such character and with such an incredible outlook can never be described as a folly! more

A historic 15th century castle looking to be rescued
29th October 2012
B listed castle for sale
Lordscairnie Castle, Moonzie, Fife, KY15 4NN
Guide Price £220,000
Castle For Sale
If ever a castle was in need of a knight in shining armour coming to the rescue, it's this one. And if said knight is looking for the ultimate in renovation projects then category B listed Lordscairnie Castle would be just perfect. Dating from the late 15th / early 16th century this four storey L-plan tower house has walls that are six feet deep in places. Set in almost 30 acres of land, Lordscairnie Castle has had a colourful history but was abandoned in the mid 17th Century and has since fallen into disrepair. This piece of Scottish history would make a unique home in an unrivalled setting and although restoration wouldn't be cheap, rumour has it that ill-gotten treasure is hidden at the castle which could help significantly with the renovation costs. more

Be the king or queen of your very own castle
25th July 2011
castle for sale
Powrie Castle, Emmock Road, Dundee, DD4 0QG
Offers over £595,000
Powrie Castle For Sale
Old Powrie Castle is a slice of history on a very manageable scale. It dates from the early 17th century and was built as the northern range to the original keep, (believed to date from the late 15th century). The castle, which is stone built with a slate roof, was in ruins until being fully restored in 1977 when a National Trust for Scotland competition was held to design a plan to restore it. The lucky winner was actually awarded ownership of the castle and made a fantastic job of creating this unique and comfortable family home packed with character. more

A fantasy castle waiting for a lottery millionaire
11th July 2011
Grade I listed castle for sale
Ruperra Castle, Lower Machen, Newport, NP10 8GG
Guide Price £1,500,000
Castle For Sale
Ruperra Castle in Lower Machen in South East Wales is a Grade I listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Built in 1626, it has even played host to royalty - King Charles I stayed at Ruperra Castle in 1645. Sadly, its glory days seem a long way off as the castle has been in a derelict state since the Second World War. The property comprises of a Grade I listed castle requiring total renovation, a house requiring modernisation, a substantial stable block and about 14 acres of land (with a further 16 acre option). This could be the ideal property for someone with vision and deep pockets to create an incredible and historical home and to breathe new life into what should be the jewel in the crown of the region. more

A Scotsman's home is his castle
25th August 2010
castle for sale
Castle Toward, Toward, Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7UG
Guide Price £2,250,000
Castle Toward For Sale
The tip of the beautiful Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, Scotland, is home to the magnificent Castle Toward - and it could be home to you too if a castle is on your shopping list. A magnificent "B" listed mansion house set within 142 acres of woodland and parkland with shore frontage and views over the Clyde Estuary, Castle Toward is for sale complete with two cottages, a gate lodge complex, walled gardens, a glasshouse and an ornamental water garden. Quick - before the Americans beat you to it. more


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