Architectural Spotlight | Cavalier Castles

Guarding walls, soaring turrets, large rooms and outbuildings help define castle architecture. Throughout both history and fiction, castles have housed royalty and hosts of dignitaries before being updated with modern amenities and passed on to future generations. Join us on a journey around the world as we discover castles in some of the most sought after locales.

germany5.796.000 € EUR | Hessen, Germany | Peters & Peters Sotheby’s International Realty

Medieval ambiance coupled with modern hotel facilities await you in the middle of the scenic World Heritage Site “Upper Middle Rhine Valley”. Freshly renovated, the impressive castle radiates the venerable splendor of bygone days. The great hall, a vaulted cellar, seminar rooms, the castle courtyard, a tower room, the castle chapel, a medieval skittle alley that is a protected historic feature and even its own registry office. The castle offers abundant space and rooms for every occasion amidst a one-of-a-kind ambiance.

idaho$3,400,000 USD | Boise, Idaho | Group One Sotheby’s International Realty

Live a fairy tale life of luxury in an extraordinary residence. Let your hair down as you sit on the rooftop turret overlooking the courtyard and foothills beyond. The best is yet to come with whole house geothermal radiant heat flooring, iron gated entrances, Idaho sandstone walls, portcullis, towers, and one of a kind everything you can imagine. Entertain with style at the rooftop terrace using torchlights, fire pit, hot tub, kitchen, bar area that seats 6 and a green house.

australiaPrice Upon Request | Melbourne, Australia | Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty

Perched high above Mornington Peninsula’s most exclusive enclave of luxury properties is a splendid apartment within the 9-acre Delgany Castle estate. Comprising three bedrooms, including a fine master suite with walk in robes secluded on the ground floor, two internal living areas, alfresco deck and oversized terrace ideal for hosting large parties. A full outdoor kitchen, bar, lounge and dining area embody the sky-high terrace which wraps around two bedrooms on the upper floor. Overlooking Portsea Golf Course, the endless vista hints at the serenity enjoyed by the original owner when the residence was built in 1923.

france7.350.000 € EUR | Centre, France | Orléans Sologne Sotheby’s International Realty

This castle in France, just over two hours from Paris via motorway is in the heart of the Loire Valley 15 minutes from Tours and 30 minutes from the Tours-val de Loire airport. The exceptional domain is composed of 1,112 acres, including an 18th century castle and large outbuildings. All of the structures have been completely restored along with the 15th century manor house. The domain’s grounds comprise an exquisite French-style garden, an orchard, 840 acres of forests and woodlands, 247 acres of meadows and two lakes. Additional amenities include a pool, cellar and kennels.

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