Have you been dreaming of your extremely own castle?
Finish with fortifications, medieval chandeliers and what looks to be a courtyard?
Nicely, present-day your blessed day.
A home in southern Indiana that strike the genuine estate current market Thursday has all that and more — a two-bedroom, 2.5-rest room castle on 7.91 acres for an asking price of $400,000.
“It is really certainly exclusive,” real estate agent Denise Taylor advised The Courier Journal on Friday.
Right before the house was purchased by Mackey S. Griffin, the castle’s creator, it served as a h2o reserve for an ammunition plant all around Earth War II, Taylor said. All the doors in the castle — built in the late 1990s — are manufactured of the original lumber that protected the reservoir.
Griffin died in February 2020, and his spouse, Peggy Griffin, said Friday this was his 2nd castle — the first was in Jeffersonville on Spring Avenue.
Castles, she said, ended up his aspiration.
“You can find plenty of home in in this article that you could put two or 3 families,” she reported. Asked what would make the residence unique, Peggy replied: “Simply because it really is so unusual. That is the only point I can say.”
The 6900 Dave Carr Road residence is owning an open up residence Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in accordance to a Facebook article from the authentic estate agent listed on realtor.com.
And, if you happen to be concerned about discovering just the ideal decorations for your medieval manor, there’ll also be an auction held Saturday.
AuctionZip.com, which is advertising and marketing the sale of things from the castle, exhibits a broad collection: pinball machines, barrels, Goodyear tires, mounted deer heads, radio-managed boat toys and reproduction ships.
A Fb submit from Muddy Fork Antiques & Collectibles also about the castle sale reveals illustrations or photos of knights, shields, swords and far more.
As for the castle by itself: Taylor writes on Facebook that it will take up about 1 acre of the 7.91-acre parcel and contains a 10-auto garage. (The real estate agent.com listing states it is 9 cars and trucks.)
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The realtor.com listing states the castle has 5 tales, and that visitors stroll throughout a “bridge,” then can go downstairs or to most important dwelling quarters — a living home, den, formal eating home, take in-in kitchen area, etcetera. Two sets of stairs lead up to a bedroom and grasp tub, while a different established of stairs takes you down to an office environment.
“You have to spend near awareness when in this place,” the listing warns, “for there are two hidden entrances that guide to the bar location and the garage. If you pick out the suitable door, you find a set of stairs that potential customers to the 10-automobile garage.”
“Outdoors the garage, you will discover the concrete courtyard that is fully secured by the partitions of the castle and a catwalk that goes all-around the top.”
Taylor claimed the castle is designed exactly where the ammunition plant’s water reservoir once stood. The courtyard, she reported, is where the drinking water was located.
Questioned if the castle was unfinished, she mentioned no.
The only portion of his desire he didn’t end? An indoor pool.
Darcy Costello: 502-582-4834 [email protected] Twitter: @dctello.