6 castles that cost less than an apartment in NYC
This post is not for people with a weak heart, also people with an average digestive system won’t be able to digest this, especially the ones from NYC.
1. PRICE: $1,621,200
This 13,993-square-foot, 6-bedroom castle sits on 24 acres of land overlooking the
countryside of Midi Pyrenees. Features include a large entrance hall opening to the
courtyard, salon with a fireplace, grand staircase, elevator, large dining room with
fireplace, two kitchens, a bedroom wing with a hall onto the courtyard, study rooms in the
towers, two garages, and access to the chapel and east wing.
Here’s a 1-bed, 1.5-bath, 1,200-square-foot apartment on East 30th Street. It’s
conveniently located near nothing interesting.
2. PRICE; $2,325,956
Chateau Blavou is a 10-bedroom, 8-bathroom castle set in a peaceful 27-acre section in
Normandy. This property comes complete with a vaulted cellar, a dining room that seats 60+
guests, a cellar/bar area with access to the garden, a wine cellar, food preparation room,
two greenhouses, a caretaker’s house, a guest house, and a function room that seats 210
The ad from Craigslist says that this 4-bed townhouse in Williamsburg Brooklyn has the
“potential” for a backyard.
3. PRICE: $2,609,939
This late 19th-century 7-bedroom, 7-bathroom, 8,611-square-foot castle can be found in
Vienne on 66 acres of jaw-dropping countryside. Good news, horse lovers: This property
comes with a newly roofed farmhouse, two barns, stables, and an enclosed courtyard.
This 80-by-120-foot lot in Crown Heights is everything you’d want in a house (minus the
house). Think of all the cool things you could build around this really gross gate.
4. PRICE: $3,782,800
This 12-bedroom, 6-bathroom, 12,916-square-foot castle is like a fairy tale come true.
With over 42 acres of land, a guesthouse, and a beautiful view of Touraine, France, you’ll
have no issues entertaining friends.
“Knight in shining armor not included.”
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Here’s a 5-bedroom, 1,331-square-foot townhouse in the Bronx. The bars on the window will
help prevent burglary and are probably a fire hazard.
5. PRICE: $5,066,250
Château Mirwart is a 45-bedroom, 45-bathroom palace in historic Belgian Arden. It was
built on a rock rising above the “Vallee de la l’Homme,” and the oldest sections of the
building date back to the seventh century. Château Mirwart? More like… Château ME WANT.
Here’s a 4-bedroom townhouse located in Greenwich Village. The kitchen doesn’t really have
space for a table.
6. PRICE: $5,674,200
Resting on the lake in Dordogne, France, this lavish Napoleon III-styled chateau boasts a
spacious 24-bedroom, 22,066-square-foot living space on 79 acres of land.
You read that number correctly: 22,066 square feet.
This 6/7-bedroom duplex has a finished basement and proudly features 3.5 baths, a balcony,
and a “backyard.”
It’s over $2 MILLION more than the previous castle and it’s located in Bed-Stuy because
the real estate in this city is a joke.