There are some excellent castles for sale right now, so if you’ve always wanted to renovate a castle or live in one that has already been completely renovated, this may be the ideal opportunity.

or, at the absolute least, to observe from afar.

We were motivated to compile a list of stunning castles that are for sale and might be yours right now, both fully repaired and in need of restoration, after hearing that the ruins of a castle in the countryside of the United Kingdom would serve as the setting for the ITV reality TV show I’m a Celebrity.

Knockhall Castle, Newburgh, Aberdeenshire – £130,000

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Located close to the mouth of the Ythan River in the parish of Foveran, Knockhall Castle is thought to have been constructed about 1565.

The entryway provides access to the main stairway and a corridor that runs the length of the structure. The kitchen is accessed from the hallway on the left and has a sink, drain, and fireplace. There is a sizable cellar with a sink and drain in the main block.

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The broad circular stairway leads to the major upper levels of the main building as well as those in the wing. The tower’s exterior is complete, and it might be renovated for contemporary use without sacrificing any of its historical significance.

“The current owner, who is somewhat of an expert on the restoration of ancient buildings, has responsibly stabilized the castle and site at Knockhall; it now just remains for the right buyer to become inspired to create an amazing home and/or business,” says property agent Fiona Gormley.

Castle of Park, Cornhill, Banff, Aberdeenshire – £1,500,000

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With eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, six reception rooms, an extra two-bedroom flat, an outdoor swimming pool, and 36 acres of sprawling gardens, Castle of Park is a lovely 16th-century pink castle with grade A listing.

Rich colors, opulent furnishings, towering ceilings, wooden wall paneling, and blazing fireplaces may all be found within.

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There are manicured lawns, a pond, a labyrinth, a rose garden, a croquet lawn, and a sizable walled garden with an orchard in this vast outdoor area. Additionally, there’s a pool with a newly erected enclosure.

As a vacation rental for self-catering guests, the owners have been renting out the property.

View the complete listing through Knight Frank.

Devizes Castle, Wiltshire – £3,250,000

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Devizes Castle, a Grade I listed building with enchanting turrets and castellations primarily made of stone, is perfect for entertainment and family living.

A wide wooden central staircase, an unusual bowed Fernery with an elegant wooden ceiling, stone mullioned windows, detailed stone arches, impressive fireplaces, oak floorboards, working shutters, high ceilings throughout, and ceilings adorned with carved and gilded bosses in the drawing room and study are just a few of the property’s period features.

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Ten bedrooms, four baths, four sitting rooms, a large fully equipped kitchen, utility rooms, and a secondary stairway are all features of the castle. The terrace and back gardens are easily accessible from the kitchen and hallway.

Regarding the gardens, there are many mature trees in the front, and there are shady walkways through significant and fascinating specimen trees in the back garden. The garden has been designed with lawn sections, herbaceous borders, and water features. Throughout the garden, stone archways and gates provide eye-catching focal points. It’s said that the roses are a special highlight.

Seton Castle, Longniddry, East Lothian – £8,000,000

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After undergoing a thorough restoration, Seton Castle is now a fantastic family home and gathering place. It is surrounded by 13 acres of private gardens and parkland and features 13 bedrooms, five bathrooms, and eight living spaces. This is the quintessential romantic Scottish castle, beautifully refurbished for contemporary life.

The castle has a rich past and romanticism. Using stone from Seton Palace, which is said to have been Mary Queen of Scots’ favorite hideaway, it was constructed in 1789 by renowned architect and designer Robert Adam.

seton castle

The architecture and design are charmingly sophisticated, with elements like arched windows, concealed doorways, curving doors and walls, and secret staircases. The estate consists of three distinct homes in addition to the main seven-bedroom castle: The Darnley and The Bothwell are independent cottages with a living room, kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom, and toilet. A romantic suite called The Hideaway is concealed at the summit of a spiral staircase with turrets.

View the complete listing on Savills.com.

Earlshall Castle, Leuchars, St. Andrews, Fife – price on application

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The name Earlshall Castle comes from the hunting lodge known as “The Erlishall,” which belonged to the Earls of Fife, who were related to King Robert de Bruce. Mary, Queen of Scots once visited there in 1561.

Ten bedrooms, eight reception spaces, six bathrooms, two dressing rooms, and eye-catching decor await you as you enter Earlshall.

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The entire space is lavish, filled with Scottish history, character, and distinctive furnishings. There is great attention to detail, including rich wood wall paneling, ceiling cornices, a riot of patterns, and sumptuous colors.

The 34-acre gardens feature a bowling green, holly hedges, a topiary lawn, an orchard, a rose terrace, and a yew path.

 

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