Castles for sale

From a £375,000 apartment in a converted 19th-century building to a £3m Grade I-listed castle with a moat and 20 acres in Staffordshire.


Can Amat, Cabrils, Barcelona, Spain. A restored castle attached to a medieval house and fortified tower. It has vaulted brick ceilings, exposed beams, wood floors, a newly fitted kitchen and a library. 7 beds, 6 baths, receps, 9th-century chapel, 1.5 acres. £4.32m Amat Luxury +34 934 529 960.


Blenkinsopp Castle, Greenhead, Carlisle, Cumbria. This Grade II-listed house comes with the adjoining ruins of Blenkinsopp Castle, which is a scheduled monument. The house has stone and cast-iron fireplaces and an oriel window. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, gardens. £325,000 Smiths Gore 01434-632404.


Castello Reale, Panzano, Chianti, Italy. A 17th-century castle on a hillside in the Chianti region. It has antique fireplaces, tiled floors and vaulted ceilings. 10 beds, 8 baths, 3 receps, gardens, pool, pool house with kitchen, tennis courts, vineyards, 5 acres. £7.47m Precious Villas

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Castle Gogar, Edinburgh. A restored castle dating from 1625 with later extensions. It retains its vaulted crypt and turnpike staircases with arrow slits. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, library, tower room, kitchen, 2-bed integral wing, stables, floodlit menage, gardens, greenhouse, 3.7 acres. £2.5m+ Savills 0131-0247 3711.


Castle Oliver, Ardpatrick, County Limerick, Ireland. A restored sandstone castle built in a Scottish baronial style in 1845 with views across the Ballyhoura mountains. It has a large fireplace in the great hall and stained-glass windows. 12 en suite beds, 2 further beds, 2 receps, library, ballroom, coach houses, stables, landscaped gardens, lake, 15 acres. £2.32m Savills +353 (0)1 663 4306.


Caverswall Castle, Caverswall, Staffordshire. This restored Grade I-listed castle has a tower, walls and turrets dating back to 1275 and was rebuilt as a Jacobean mansion in 1625. It has stained-glass windows, stone fireplaces and a library. 8 bed suites, 6 further beds, 4 receps, gatehouse, orangery, 20 acres. £3m Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.


Saint-L, Manche, Lower-Normany, France. A 15th-century castle set in moated grounds close to Saint-L. It has stone fireplaces, tiled floors, a stone spiral staircase and exposed stonework and beams. 7 beds (2 further beds have yet to be converted), 6 baths, 3 receps, outbuildings including a 1-bed flat, workshop, barn, gardens, fields, 27 acres. £747,850 Domus Abroad 020-8455 0015.


The Courtyard, Beedings Castle, Nutbourne, Pulborough, West Sussex. A ground-floor apartment with a private courtyard in a converted 19th-century castle. It has high ceilings, wood floors and shared use of the communal grounds. 2 beds, bath, recep. £375,000 Strutt & Parker 01403-246790.