Castles for sale: 5 homes for millionaires with dreams of royalty

They come complete with rose gardens, multi-floor libraries and stone walls

TRD New York /
May.May 30, 2015 09:30 AM

Ever wanted to live like royalty? Well, you absolutely can — for a price. Our friends at property search site, rounded up some of the best castle-like homes in the US.

Complete with secret wine cellars, custom indoor lap pools, rose gardens, multi-floor libraries, and stone walls, these five castle homes are available for purchase right now.

This 240-room castle in Connecticut comes with 75 acres of land and a moat.

Built by Christopher Mark, the great-grandson of Chicago steel tycoon Clayton Mark Senior, this impressive gothic structure took seven years to complete.

Known as Chrismark Castle, the home has eight bedrooms, a moat, and once housed exotic animals including a zebra, emus, and camels.

Address: 450 Brickyard RD, Woodstock, CT

Price: $45,000,000


This stunning French Chateau in Napa Valley has its own conservatory.

This elegant French Chateau sits on over 46 acres of picturesque land in the Napa Valley.

The Chateau has an incredible mosaic tile floored foyer, an elevator which takes you up to the conservatory, a state-of-the-art entrainment pavilion, and an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven.

Address: 256 N Fork Crystal Springs Rd, St. Helena, CA

Price: $16,996,000


This French chateau is made of three-inch thick limestone.

Located in Asheville, NC, this French castle is surrounded by lush greenery, and has a golf course as the backyard.

The interior of the castle is just as luxurious, and comes complete with a Roman spa, an entrainment area, a wine tasting room, 4 kitchens, and a indoor entertainment theater.

Address: 24 Browntown Road, Asheville, NC

Price: $10,750,000


A palace in Texas has an Opera de Paris-inspired private screening room.

The 16,000-square-foot limestone estate in Dallas, TX was designed by the architectural team of Lloyd Lumpkins, Jeff Salmo, and Harold Leidner. The home has finishes such as copper gutters and black walnut patterned flooring that are reminiscent of the Palace of Versailles.

The property has extensive landscaped gardens, a 30-foot entry rotunda, a rose garden, and a wine cellar and tasting room.

Address: 5139 Seneca Drive, Dallas, TX

Price: $9,988,000


This historic New York estate is like something out of ‘The Great Gatsby’.

Built in the 1920s by famed architect Bradly Delehany, this historic estate has recently been restored to its authentic French Renaissance styled Chateau. The multi-million dollar interior and exterior restoration made sure the home lived up to its original glory.

The historic “Thornwood” estate has 9,000 square feet of custom craftsmanship, gold leaf painting, and ceiling frescos.

Address: 5 Summerwind Dr, Muttontown, NY

Price: $6,495,000

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