Rightmove’s property expert, Tim Bannister, said: “You can find all types of properties for sale on Rightmove, from your very own castle or private island to a home right on the beachfront or a cosy cottage in the countryside. Ahead of the Coronation celebrations this weekend, we’ve rounded up four castles fit for royalty.”
Stowe Castle – Buckinghamshire
This castle is on the market for a whopping £4.5million and is a Grade II listed property, set in gorgeous grounds.
The home has 60ft castellated walls and many period and character features giving the property a castle feel. This includes solid oak doors, segmental arches as well as window seats and shutters.
It is home to five bedrooms, five bathrooms, three reception rooms along with 1.78 acres of landscaped garden with manicured lawns.
At the front of the house is an impressive refurbished lawn, which has been converted into secondary accommodation.
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The ground floor has an open plan lounge with a playroom, kitchen and WC to the rear. Residents can also enjoy the pool room with a bar as well as the bedroom and en suite room.
Brechin Castle – Angus
This historic castle, which was last reconstructed in the early 1700s, is on the market for £3million, and it incorporates part of the original castle which dates back to the 13th century.
The property has eight reception rooms, 16 bedrooms along with 10 bathrooms all set in around 70 acres of land.
In addition to the huge castle, there are two gate lodges as well as a further three estate houses and cottages, strategically placed around the castle.
It is situated above the banks of the River South Esk, providing the perfect opportunity for fishing.
Located on the east coast of Scotland, Angus is a country renowned for historic castles and attractive coastlines.
Otterburn Castle – Newcastle Upon Tyne
This castle is currently run as a successful country house hotel and retains many of its historic fittings and striking architectural details.
It’s on the market for £3million, coming complete with four reception rooms, 17 en suite bedrooms, main bar, staff accommodation and catering kitchens.
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All 17 bedrooms differ in character, some more classic with wallpaper and fireplaces, and others more modern in style.
For larger gatherings, there is a marquee with its own private bar which can panoramic views of the gorgeous garden, which is 32 acres.
Within the 32 acres are woodland and parkland areas, some of which follow a small stream, passing the water wheel which once pumped water for the garden’s ornamental foundations.
It is located within the quiet village of Otterburn, which sits within the Northumberland National Park, close to the historic town of Bellingham.
Earlshall Castle – St Andrews
This impressive castle complete with 53 acres of land is on the market for a huge £8million.
It comprises of three cottages, a magnificent walled garden, a five car garage as well as plenty of reception rooms and 10 bedrooms.
Earlshall takes its name from the hunting lodge of The Erlishall, owned by the Earls of Fife, relatives of King Robert de Bruce. Sir William Bruce began building the castle back in 1546, who received Mary Queen of Scots there in 1561.
Robert Mackenzie from Perth, purchased the castle in 1890 and employed Robert Lorimer to carry out its restoration after it slipped into a state or dereliction before Robert Mackenzie purchased it.
He was later considered Scotland’s greatest architects, known for carrying out work at the castle.