$9 Million Castle For Sale in Massachusetts (House of the Day)

Searles Hopkins Castle for sale
Searles Hopkins Castle for sale

We love castles
, so when we got word that the stunning Searles Hopkins Castle hit the market, we jumped all over it. A Louis XIV drawing room? French, chateau-style architecture circa 1888? Forty-two-foot domed ceilings and massive stone terraces? Yes, please!

The castle, located in Great Barrington, Mass., has hit the market for a kingly $8.995 million. (Think that's expensive? It initially hit the market for $15 million in 2007.) It consists of 61 sprawling acres, and boasts over a thousand feet of water frontage on the banks of the Housatonic River. At a whopping 52,245 square feet, it's currently the second biggest house in America on the market.

Stacey Matthews of the Matthews Group has the listing.

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