Charming Castle Looks Like It’s Right Out of Tuscany But is Here in Minnesota
If you've always wanted to live in a castle, this way-cool property right here in Minnesota might be right for you.
I first stumbled across this unique real estate listing several years ago when it was for sale. The bad news is that it's no longer on the market, having sold back in 2015 for the tidy sum of $750,000. The good news is, though, we still have a glimpse inside from when it was for sale.
And, yeah, it's a castle. Think Harry Potter and Hogwarts and all of that. But this castle is right here in Minnesota, only about 75 miles northeast of Rochester, nestled right along the St. Croix River. (Google Maps shows its location to be close to Afton Alps State Park and Ski Hill.)
According to the former Realtor.com listing from Kathryn Szczepaniak with Cushman Realty, the property has 4,732 square feet, with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths (and 1 half-bath) and is located on roughly 7 acres. Here's how they described it:
"This historic home was designed by the late Ellerbe Becket and features outstanding craftsmanship & detail, from marble floors, to hand-carved woodwork, & locally quarried limestone exterior. Panoramic views, large entertaining spaces inside & out, serene setting nestled in the woods on the bluff of the scenic St. Croix River. Enjoy your own private beach, perfect for boating, swimming & entertaining."
Check out the pictures of this Castle-On-the-St.Croix below:
Incredibly Cool Minnesota Castle Looks Like It’s Right Out of Tuscany
Now if castles aren't your thing, maybe you'd like something more modern. Like, say the house in Eden Prairie that former Vikings general manager, Rick Spielman, used to live in before the team let him go back in January. (It's also not for sale anymore, but you can check out the home office where he might have put together the deal that brought Kirk Cousins here to Minnesota!)
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