A MAGNIFICENT fairy tale castle overlooking a Disney movie comes with a sinister secret and is for sale for £1.7 million.
The stunning, five-story, 26-room fortress would be a perfect fit for “eccentric” buyers who like to “live like Tudor royalty.”
The dream property, located in the woods of Rochester, Michigan, USA, has secret passages, a dungeon and a working drawbridge.
The castle has been listed on real estate website Zillow by real estate agents Sotheby’s International Realty but they have yet to find their “king or queen of the castle” despite being hit by requests. see.
Images uploaded to the website show the 60-ton steel structure to its big.
Many of the 26 rooms are lined with oak walls and linked by a wide staircase from the grand entrance hall – while the master bedroom seems fit for royalty with its four-poster bed and balcony.
Hidden within the walls of the $2.3 million (£1.7 million) property is a 50ft-high spiral staircase that leads from the terrace to the secret cave where a cafe can be found. Tudor bar and cellar.
The stunning home was designed by James LeBlanc and completed in 1991 as an engagement gift to then-wife Vera LeBlanc – 22 years after he promised to build her one because he couldn’t afford a ring. .
Real estate agent Mike Kuligowski believes the vacant fortress, which has seven bathrooms, is the perfect place for an “eccentric” buyer who dreamed of living in a castle as a child.
He said: “It’s the perfect opportunity to live like a king or queen. It’s an opportunity for people who just need a castle because they dreamed of it as children.
“I was blown away by it. When my client told me he had a castle for sale, I thought ‘yes, that’s right,’ because a lot of people talk as if they already have a castle. .
“It’s quite grand. It feels a lot like a castle when you’re in it. It’s an individual and very elaborate home. The master bedroom is unbelievable.
“When I drove up and saw the working welcome gate and the 763 lbs front door, I realized he wasn’t joking and it really was a castle. It’s something you dreamed of as a kid.
“This is perfect for an eccentric like the original owner and someone who likes to show off.
“It’s designed and built to accommodate people. So it’s for people who enjoy the experience of people passing by and want to give them an experience.
“I’ve worked on some unique properties but not the only one like this.”
The six-acre site sits at the back of a protected community, so hosts and their guests reach the castle through a winding forest dotted with trinkets like a sculpted dragon. Iron.
There is also a heated garage across from the castle, equipped with toilets and seating from one of the Concorde jets that former US military engineer James helped design.
James sold the house 6 years ago but paid rent to live there until moving into assisted living in 2019 and Mike has now curated 40 views since the Zillow listing appeared a while ago. 92 days.
He says he’s getting a lot of interest from people hoping to use it as a quirky AirBnB or wedding venue, but that’s banned in the policing community so he’s looking Find a committed resident.
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