A detail in the listing of a grand castle that has hit the market for $3 million has left would-be buyers scratching their heads.
The 16th century property boasts six bedrooms and four bathrooms. But to access one of the rooms, used as a study, you must walk across a wooden plank as there are no stairs leading to it.
“This amazing castle for sale in Scotland has a room that's only accessible by walking over a plank,” one home hunter points out. “I wouldn't like to try that after a few whiskeys."
Blairlogie Castle — built in 1543 — is being sold by Savills. It boasts a library— with swords on the walls — a wine cellar and a butler’s pantry. It even has original period features including panelled walls and ceilings and an original oak door.
Real estate listing misses key detail
The listing for the stunning Category A Listed property - set on 2.6 acres of land - makes no mention of the building’s quirk.
It reads: “The present day house is a property of outstanding character which retains many original features.
“The property offers comfortable rooms and a sensible layout for modern family occupation.
“The main entrance has a vaulted hallway and a wine cellar off to the side.”
It goes on to mention the study, merely stating: “One of the bedrooms is currently used as a study.”
“Below the house is a terrace with a garden store and a large greenhouse,” it adds. “There is a barbecue area and a flat lawn surrounded by shrubs and herbaceous borders. Below this terrace are trees and banks of azaleas and rhododendrons.
“Running down the eastern side of the garden is a woodland area featuring azalea and rhododendrons with a burn and waterfalls.
“This passes under the drive which leads down to the front gates.”
- Jam Press
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