Connecticut’s must-see castle returns for $ 35 million

There are certain places where you would expect to find a castle. Say France, Italy or even Ireland. But the Connecticut suburbs?

The intrigue of this distinctive Woodstock, Connecticut castle continues to captivate the internet.

As with a fairytale romance, onlookers can’t seem to leave this wild abode. In fact, it was the most popular house last week. And in 2014, it was even the most viewed house of the year.

The home went up for sale this month for $ 35,000,000, which is an increase of $ 3 million from its 2016 list price, but a steep drop from the $ 45 million the owner owned. had requested in 2014.

Potential suitors should know that the 75-acre land (without a house) was sold for $ 167,500 in 2003, and the castle was built seven years later.

Fit for royalty, the lavish 18,777 square foot home features nine bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. In the purest castle style, the entrance is connected by a bridge and surrounded by a moat.

A screened terrace extends over the entire width of the residence. Imagine what your greeting card photos could look like!

Diamond encrusted windows along with beveled glass windows contribute to the regal appeal. A dozen fireplaces keep the place cozy in winter. Hosting will be a snap – who doesn’t want to show off their privacy Chateau? —With the huge main kitchen with custom cabinetry, heated ovens, Wolf range, wine fridge and custom spice tower on hand. The secondary kitchen is just a bit smaller, used to host large parties or events.

Speaking of parties, the 4,500 square foot lower level opens to the outdoors and folds into a fireplace and circular bar. There is also an auditorium and a stage to accommodate your favorite bands. Come winter, you won’t have to worry about slipping and falling on the house’s patio and patios as the radiant underfloor heating extends to the outdoor areas.

Outside

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Moat and bridge

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Exterior entrance

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Terrace

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Interior entrance

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Main kitchen

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One of the bedrooms

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