You’ll Definitely Want This Scottish Castle with a Pub, Treehouse, 32 Bedrooms, and 6 Cottages (Photos)

first_img Do You Want Your Home to Smell Like Scotch Country? All 21 Six Flags Parks in the U.S., Ranked The Best Whiskey for Whipping Up a Whiskey Sour Knight FrankThere seem to be an awful lot of castles for sale lately, but none up to this point have had 32 bedrooms, 31 bathrooms, a pub, six cottages,  Europe’s largest “treehouse,” 30 acres of land, and a lease of shooting and fishing rights over the nearly 3,000 adjoining acres of land on the far northern tip of Scotland.Knight FrankAckergill Tower was first constructed in 1475 and existed in that original state until the mid-19th century when Scottish Architect David Bryce expanded and extended the building into roughly what it appears to be today. However, it wasn’t until the 1980s and 2000s that Ackergill Tower was finally fully restored to its full luxurious old-world grandeur with its many halls, bedrooms, and public spaces.Knight FrankThirty acres of lush Scottish landscape surround the tower.Knight FrankSince it’s directly on the North Sea, the estate boasts stunning ocean views.Knight FrankThe great hall may be the epitome of what a great hall should look like.Knight FrankYou know you’re in Scotland when the carpets are tartan.Knight FrankShades of green, tan, and brown make up the color scheme for this relaxing castle salon.Knight FrankRich red walls and warm leather furniture complete this gathering space.Knight FrankOne of the castle’s many bedrooms, this one in particular features a canopy bed and marble fireplace.Knight FrankThis bedroom has been designed with a lighter, more airy feel, but maintains its Scottishness through wool fabrics and traditional patterning.Knight FrankWho can say no to a giant four-poster bed?Knight FrankBeyond the tower itself, Ackergill also features multiple outbuildings that have been refurbished for accommodations. This old stable can now sleep 10.Knight FrankA public space in the former stables is accented with fur blankets and original horse stalls.Knight FrankAnother public space in the stable, this room is themed to riding, horses, and tack.Knight FrankThis bedroom features an original horse stall right next to the sleeping quarters.Knight FrankOld saddles line the walls of the stable’s hall.Knight FrankIt wouldn’t be a proper Scottish castle without a conservatory.Knight FrankThe castle also sports a Scottish pub, complete with the classic hunter green, patterned wallpaper, rich dark wood floors, and comfortable leather wing-back chairs.Knight FrankStone walls, timber framing, and a roaring fire make this pub the perfect place to end an evening.Knight FrankAnd perhaps a pirate will even play you a sea shanty.Knight FrankAckergill Tower also hosts Europe’s largest treehouse, which can sleep two.Knight FrankThe treehouse interior has real limbs crossing through it.Knight FrankBut it’s also got the most beautiful bathroom treehouse we’ve ever seen.Knight FrankUpdate: Ackergill Tower was represented by Knight Frank. At the publication of this article on July 17, 2018, it was on the market for $5,031,713. It has since been scooped up. 10 Best Whiskies for Irish Coffee Editors’ Recommendations The Best Whiskey Quotes of All Time last_img

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