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Live like clan royalty in this 16th century Scottish castle

Fairytale former tower house apartment for sale in Scotland for £325,000

Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Now's your chance with “South Flat” at Craignish Castle, a striking A-Listed apartment with exquisite features located on the Scottish west coast peninsula. This historic castle, which originated as a 16th century tower house and was the family seat of the Campbell family of Craignish and Jura, has been beautifully adapted over the centuries and is now divided into three substantial apartments.


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As soon as you arrive, you'll be greeted by a unique portcullis-style front door (a heavy vertically-closing gate typically found in medieval fortifications). But don't let the 'bottle dungeon gate' intimidate you - inside, you'll find a host of equally imposing (yet not frightening) period features, including magnificent oak wood paneling and exposed stone walls.



The ground floor of the apartment boasts a characterful kitchen with custom cabinets, a sexy curved barrel ceiling, and terracotta tiled floor.


On this level, there's also the family bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower and separate freestanding bathtub.



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But the real showstopper is on the second floor. The oak-paneled drawing room/dining room is a true masterpiece, with exceptionally fine carved detailing on the paneling and elaborate plasterwork gracing the ceiling. The herringbone parquet floor is the cherry on top.

There are two bedrooms on this floor as well, including a beautifully proportioned room lined with wood paneling and classic tartan plaid carpeting.


The second bedroom even has custom-built wooden bunk beds, perfect for any castle sleepovers.


Outside, the grounds of Craignish Castle offer breathtaking views of the Atlantic and the Paps of Jura. The shared garden grounds were designed in part by renowned garden designer Osgood Mackenzie.


The Details

Offers over £325,000

2 Beds | 1 Bath | 1,463 sq ft

Location: Lochgilphead, Argyll Scotland

Area Population: ~2000

Source: Savills

Interested buyers are encouraged to reach out to Estate Agent Tim Phillips


About the Area

Craignish Castle is a historic castle located on the Scottish west coast peninsula that bears its name. The castle originated as a 16th century tower house and was the family seat of the Campbell family of Craignish and Jura. Over the centuries, it has undergone various additions and adaptations, resulting in a stunning Baronial masterpiece. Today, the castle is divided into three substantial apartments, offering a unique living experience for residents. The castle's rich history adds to its charm and character, making it a truly one-of-a-kind property.


Lochgilphead is a small town located in Argyll, Scotland. It is situated in the county of Argyll and Bute, on the western coast of Scotland. Lochgilphead is the administrative center of the region, and serves as the gateway to the Isles of Jura, Mull, and Iona. The town has a population of around 2,000 people and is known for its stunning scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities. There are many forests and hills in the surrounding area, making it a popular destination for hiking, cycling, and other outdoor activities. The town is also home to a number of local shops and restaurants, as well as a museum and a theater. Overall, Lochgilphead is a charming and welcoming community with a rich history and a strong sense of community.


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