A MAN’S home is his castle, and for a very fortunate few, those words aren’t just a metaphor.
Following on from our last issue, where we reported on a castle-style home that was put on the market in Estepona, here we have rounded up some real castles that are currently on the market in Spain.
Badajoz, Price tag: €14,500,000
This impressive Castle along with an estate of 450 hectares is located in Badajoz region, just a 2.5 hour-drive from Sevilla.This impressive build belonged to the Military order of Alcantara and was built in the 13th century. It currently belongs to a family whose ancestors bought it in 1906 and undertook a millionaire reform leaving the castle in perfect condition..
The Castle has about 50 living spaces but for the moment only 6 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 9 lounges are used, the rest consists of offices, a small museum, rooms, bathrooms and reformed stables.
Some lounges are used for events such as banquets and weddings although the owners live in the castle.
Hunting ground where you can shoot wood pigeons, turtledove, thrush, wild boar and deer. It is the best area of Spain for hunting wood pigeons, closed to San Pedro mountains.
This beautifully romantic 7-bedroom castle for sale is built into the walls of the historical, hilltop town of Trujillo.
The main building measures 820m² and is distributed over 2 floors and a tower. It offers 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, and boasts outstanding views over the local countryside.
The castle is set on a plot of 1 hectare with an independent cottage, beautiful gardens and a swimming pool.
An exceptional property with incredible views.
This excellent stone masonry palace for sale dates back to the 18th Century. It sits 24km from Santander airport on an idyllic plot of 4.4 hectares.
The estate consists of the main building of 900m2, a combined outdoor and indoor swimming pool with a pool house and sauna, a garage for 4 cars, stables with a riding ring, a storage room and log storage for the winter, gardens, woodland and meadows.
The main building is distributed over 3 floors and comprises 5 ensuite bedrooms, a dining room with a fireplace, a living room with a fireplace and a fully fitted kitchen. The attic is a renovated open-plan room with low ceilings which can be used as a living or entertainment room.
This exceptional castle is situated just 10 minutes from Sant Cugat and would make a spectacular family home, boutique hotel or offices.
The beautiful 12th century castle sits in a tranquil and private setting, 10 minutes from the town centre and 20 minutes from Barcelona. Originally constructed in the 12th Century, it was re-built 4 centuries later and still has the impressive original carved ceilings. The estate includes 3 hectares of woodland, some of which were originally vineyards. From the tower, there are wonderful views of the Pyrenees.
This property built in the 1100s has been described as a ‘superb’ opportunity to acquire an historic castle and establish a high-end boutique hotel business in one of Girona province’s most beautiful medieval villages.
This magnificent build is located close to the town of Olot and surrounded by the dramatic volcanic hills of La Garrotxa.
The earliest documentation relating to the property dates back to 1147 and the building has undergone numerous modifications and extensions over the ensuing centuries. The tower, which has a romanic door, is thought to be the original construction, dating from around the end of the 10th Century.
The property is constructed over three levels and built around a large interior courtyard.
Though the main structure is in good condition, the castle requires extensive renovation.
The property would be ideal for an investor.