When it comes to castles and then Europe would never lost its charms. It seems common for you to find an old castles standing in the corner of the street and some of those castles have been the residence of some families which names could be tracked until the centuries back. It is because a castle is more than just a historical landmark but castle is also a silent witness of important historical events. What do you think of living in a castle? Well, some of you might be thinking it is such an impossible thought but do you know that there are castles in Netherlands that you could actually buy and own? Why don’t you check the castle that probably could be your future home one day?
Landfortseweg 4, Megchelen
Offered for: € 7.500.000
The story of Huis Landford could be tracked back to 15th Century when this castles were visited by Dutch aristocrats during hunting season because this castle has function as hunting lodge. Until now the beauty surrounding the castle are well preserved from the meadows up to the lakes.
Endegeesterstraatweg 5, Oegstgeest
Offered for: Available only by request
This castle has been standing since the 17th century and initially owned by the local gentry. However, in 1895 the castle has been handed over to Leiden’s municipality until now this castle is owned by City of Leiden. If you are interested in this castle perhaps learning about history of this castle is important since it was once used as hospital for more than 100 years.
Kasteellaan 20, Well
Offered for: € 6.900.000
Kasteel Well is probably old because it has been standing since the 14th century and has been suffering some attacks during the war. The fact that it’s still standing until now will tell you more than just history you’ve read from books besides the interior has been redesigned so fit with your modern lifestyle. In addition, this castle is also located in a lovely estate where you could enjoy the spectacular view of rustic orchard and ornamental garden every day.
Slotstraat 1, Baarland
Offered for: € 1.395.000
The look of this castle is a typically castle which was once used as a fortress. Though the main fortress is no longer standing but the original design is still intact complete with the canals that surrounding the castle which once functioned as the moat. The name of Slot Baarland was given because the historians believe this castle was once built by the Count of Baarland in 14th century.
Burghtstraat 25, Maastrict
Offered for € 6.690.00
In a glimpse De Burght looks like a lake house because it is standing in the artificial lake but don’t take the history for granted because back then, this property was originally used as prison with the highest security in town. However, in the end, the owner decided to turn its into a luxurious fortress. This building is a three stories building while the basement owned by the restaurant but the upper floors are all yours to buy.
Now you know that to live in a castle you don’t need to marry anyone who was born in the noble family, as long as you have money as per requested then one of those lovely castle will be yours.