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Fifteen Scottish castles for sale

The Scottish property market looks like it is bucking the economic trend with at least 15 castles for sale at the moment . Just added – Myres Castle in Fife is for sale Send a free Castle ecard Castles and three sporting estates are for sale in Scotland, with interest from buyers across Europe and the US. A “starter castle” can cost as little as £150,000 for Westhall Castle in Aberdeenshire to those selling for millions of pounds. Parts of the building date back to the 16th century, with 17th-century additions and a major Victorian extension by A & W Reid, of Inverness. In the 1980s and early-1990s, Westhall Castle was run as a hotel with self-catering units, but today requires complete restoration.Historically the property of the Bishops of Aberdeen, it passed to a branch of the Gordons at the Reformation and, in 1681, was bought by James Horn, vicar of Elgin, who married a Leslie of Pitcaple. Send a free Castle ecard   Duncraig Castle near Plockton was for sale at £800,000.Update- Duncraig Castle has been sold . Set in 25 acres of private landscaped grounds, Johnston Tower, part of Keithhall House, was originally constructed as Caskieben Castle in the 16th century. At one time, Caskieben Castle was owned by classical Latin poet Arthur Johnston, before it was bought in 1662 by the infamous Keith family. The Keiths were a major Scottish military family in the 17th century with Jacobite connections and they transformed the building from a modest

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