Grand German Castles That You Can Actually Buy

The Rheinburg in Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Nestled amidst a fantastic landscape by a river, Rheinburg spans 1.294 acres, includes 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, and costs €6,384,000. The property was once part of the Klausenberg fortification, which was built between 1827 and 1833. In the course of the centuries, the castle-like villa has been remodelled repeatedly and adapted to the requirements of the respective era. Its imposing character is already evident in the large entrance hall with an open fireplace framed in red sandstone. Tall doors lead the way to the impressive 95-square-metre living room on the ground floor with an adjoining dining room and kitchen. The attic level has a roomy space that is suitable for a wide variety of uses (e.g. a study, billiard room or hobby studio). On the basement level of the impressive building - in addition to enough space for an extensive wellness area - there is also a small granny flat that could also be used as an office, accommodations for staff or an apartment. The grounds also include an outdoor swimming pool (possibly in need of renovation work), barbecue area, pond, beautiful stonework rendered in red sandstone. Click here to make an offer

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The Hohenbocka in Brandenburg, Germany

The Hohenbocka Château is a lovingly restored castle complex of five buildings, nestled in a picturesque seven-hectare Château grounds. It boasts an impressive 21 bedrooms, 21 full bathrooms, and 10 partial bathsrooms. It’s price is only available upon request. Hohenbocka looks back on more than 600 years of history and lies in close proximity to the emerging Lausitzer Seenland. All rooms are generously sized and come furnished with high-quality fittings. The collection of five buildings that form Hohenbocka Château sit in the center of approximately 66,000 m² of land in the stunning wooded parkland. Click here to make an offer

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Sauerthal Castle in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Part Of The Unesco World Heritage Site “Upper Middle, Sauerthal, Rhineland-Palatinate”, the generously sized Sauerburg castle has 23 bedrooms, sits on 2.471 acres and costs €2,900,000. Freshly renovated, the impressive castle radiates the splendour of bygone days. It has a great hall, a vaulted cellar, seminar rooms, a castle courtyard, a tower room, a chapel, a medieval skittle alley that is a protected historic feature and even its own registry office. Currently the castle is used for events such as wedding receptions, medieval markets, classic car rallies, hot-air balloon launches and various exhibitions. In the 14th century, castles were often built as administrative centres in the vicinity of a customs station and for the purpose of hunting. The Sauerburg castle was also intended to serve as protection against the castle Burg Waldeck, which was located in close proximity and of which only some vestiges of walls still remain. Click here to make an offer

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14th Century Gothic Castle In Hessen, Germany

This castle with a massive keep, is located between Koblenz, Siegen and Frankfurt in Germany. In this list, this castle would be the one that needs the most amount of restoration work; which explains its surprisingly low €475,000 price. The castle is standing on solid rock between a forest and a little hamlet consisting of old half-timbered houses. The castle is composed of a lower castle and a freestanding keep (towerhouse) with 2.5 m thick walls. The lower castle contains a heating installation, a simple bathroom, a simple kitchen, 6 nice curvaceous rooms and a knights’ hall. The keep has 3 floors. The ground floor is unrestored and has a ceiling height of 6.5 m. The first floor is restored and contains a beautiful fireplace. It also has a ceiling height of 6.5 m. The third floor has a height of 4 m. In the garden there are medieval vaults with a floor space of about 120 m2 and which are very well suited as wine cellars. Don’t worry, water, electricity and internet are available in the castle. Fun fact: one of the former owners of the castle was a knight of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Click here to make an offer

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