Melrose Castle

You Could Be the New Owner of This Incredible Civil War Era Castle

Want to live like a queen or king? A breathtaking castle built in 1860 is up for sale and it has plenty of old world charm.

Melrose Castle is a stunning 9,000 square-foot home located in scenic Warrenton, Va. that includes six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Built by brothers Dr. James H. Murray and Edward Murray, the castle was named after an abbey in Scotland where their ancestors lived. Two years later, the home went up for sale and became an encampment for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.

Since then, the property has changed hands many times and gone through a series of renovations. Although the home still needs a bit of work, it's still an incredible and historic piece of architecture.

Surrounded by beautiful greenery and plenty of space to roam, this property truly feels like a piece of history.

Inside, the interior has been updated but still has plenty of beautiful vintage pieces, including this fireplace and chandelier.

Hardwood floors are found throughout the home and these tall windows provide plenty of natural light.

There's over 50 acres to explore, with plenty of trails for a brisk walk or ATV ride.

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If you want to live like royalty, you'll have to drop $2,199,000 to make it yours. You can find out more about this one-of-a-kind property here.

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