10 ‘castles’ that are for sale right now

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Would you have ever thought that you could live in a castle in the United States? Well, you can. So, if you’re looking for some much-needed inspiration in your search for a new home, look no further. 

These listings from Zillow show how castle-living can be a reality — and sometimes for even less than you may think. Although they may not be considered castles in Europe (perhaps just really nice houses designed like castles), we certainly wouldn’t mind calling one of these our own! 

Check out these 10 ‘castles’ you may be able to buy right now.

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Phareloch Castle

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.75 million
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
The Story: This castle was built in 1920 and modeled after a 17th century Normandy castle. The new owner would need to finish the renovations that are currently happening on the castle, but the reward isn’t just castle-living. It’s also on eight acres of land.
Beds and Baths: Six bedrooms and four bathrooms
Listing: Zillow

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A Spanish Mediterranean Castle in California

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $899,000
Location: Riverside, California
Square Feet: 3,500
Beds and Baths: Four bedrooms and three bathrooms
The Story: This castle was built by a famed local architect in 1926. Those lucky enough to live in it can enjoy not just all the beauty and amenities that come with castle-living, but also unobstructed mountain views.
Listing: Zillow

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The Ledges

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.495 million
Location: Hopedale, Massachusetts
The Story: This replica of a Scottish castle was built in 1921 by the then-governor’s son. Although once just one part of the estate, the castle sits on a whopping 18 acres of land.
Beds and Baths: Nine bedrooms and 14 bathrooms
Square Feet: 11,595
Listing: Zillow

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The Baltzley Castle

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.995 million
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
The Story: This castle was built in 1890 and underwent a restoration just a few years ago in 2011, so the owners can enjoy the character of old with the convenience of new. Features include river views from glass-enclosed porches and access to many local trails, as well as access to downtown Washington D.C.
Beds and Baths: Five bedrooms and five bathrooms
Square Feet: 9,072
Listing: Zillow

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The Charles LaDow House

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $799,000
Location: Albany, New York
The Story: Named after the inventor who built it, this castle was constructed out of stone in the Romanesque style in the late 1800s. What’s different about this castle is that it’s commercially zoned. That means it can be used as a home for an individual buyer or an office space, apartment, or condo conversion.
Beds and Baths: 11 bedrooms and three bathrooms
Square Feet: 8,500
Listing: Zillow

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The Robincroft Castle

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.75 million
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
The Story: This castle was built in 1920 and modeled after a 17th century Normandy castle. The new owner would need to finish the renovations that are currently happening on the castle, but the reward isn’t just castle-living. It’s also on eight acres of land.
Beds and Baths: Six bedrooms and four bathrooms
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Millstonian

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.2 million

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

The Story: Built in 1883 and renovated 100 years later, this castle is part of a vision the town once had for a “Rhineland on the Potomac.” Besides views of that very river, living in this castle also provides its inhabitants easy access to Washington D.C and Northern Virginia should they need it — giving it both the far-away feel of yesteryear and an accessible location.
Beds and Baths: Five bedrooms and five bathrooms
Square Feet: 7,250
Listing: Zillow

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The Castle on Webster

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

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Price: $495,000
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
The Story: Before you think castle-living is only for the mega-rich, check out this reasonably-priced castle in Pennsylvania. It was built in 1911, has more than enough space for even the largest of families, and lives on a neighborhood street (so you don’t have to feel secluded if you don’t want to).
Beds and Baths: Ten bedrooms and 9.5 bathrooms
Square Feet: 8,540
Listing: Zillow

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The Lakeside Castle

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $2.2 million
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
The Story: Built in 1883 and renovated 100 years later, this castle is part of a vision the town once had for a “Rhineland on the Potomac.” Besides views of that very river, living in this castle also provides its inhabitants easy access to Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia should they need it — giving it both the faraway feel of yesteryear and an accessible location.
Beds and Baths: Five bedrooms and five bathrooms
Square Feet: 7,250
Listing: Zillow

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The Migdale Castle

10 'castles' that are for sale right now

Price: $19.5 million
Location: Millbrook, New York
The Story: This castle was built in 1927 for Andrew Carnegie’s daughter and was designed to look like Carnegie’s castle in Scotland: Skibo Castle. Now it has been renovated and has modern features such as an indoor pool, steam room, media room, and more. (An offer was pending at the time of this writing.)
Beds and Baths: Ten bedrooms and 13 bathrooms
Square Feet: 34,549
Listing: Zillow

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