For Sale: 6 Princely Settings for 'Game of Thrones' Viewing
By Catherine Sherman
Where are you watching "Game of Thrones"? With the hit HBO show back for a fourth season, now is the perfect time to dream about a Red Keep of your own. Maybe a medieval-style fortress with turrets galore? Or, perhaps a beachfront palace is calling your name? For inspiration, check out these six castles for sale.
2071 Clem Road Ext, Rockwall, Texas For sale: $899,900
Known simply as The Castle, this 15,000-square-foot residence has a grand banquet hall that could accommodate a big event with ease. The home also has a drive-in garage space that could house a large kitchen for catering parties and events.
7602 Maple St., Marengo, Ill. For sale: $1.099 million
651 Cleveland St., Port Townsend, Wash. For sale: $3.4 million
Originally built as a private residence in 1892, this Pacific Northwest property was later turned into a 41-room hotel. Overlooking Port Townsend Bay and the Cascade Mountains, the castle has been well maintained with period decor and hand-carved wood trim throughout.
1155 N River Blvd., Wichita, Kansas For sale: $3.5 million
Built to look like a Romanesque Scottish castle, this residence-turned-inn is located on the banks of the Little Arkansas River. The historic property is filled with antiques originally imported from Europe, according to the listing description.
1025 NE Doubloon Drive, Stuart, Fla. For sale: $6.4 million
Known as the Sea Castle, this Treasure Coast home is described in the listing as "an architectural renaissance where old-world heritage merges with all the conveniences, comforts, privacy and security expected." Highlights include a grand rotunda, movie theater, wine cellar and tasting room.
16815 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, Sunset Beach, Calif. For sale: $10.8 million
With a prime location right on Sunset Beach, this medieval-style manor features parapets, turrets and gothic arches. High quality craftsmanship and artistry is evident with an oak-and-granite spiral staircase, hand-hewn woodwork and faux-painting details.