For sale: castle overlooking Lake George

highlands castle bolton landingFor sale: a 6,000-square-foot castle in Bolton Landing overlooking Lake George.

List price: $14.8 million.

The "Highlands Castle" has 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, an eat-in kitchen (what self-respecting castle doesn't?), and sits on 7+ acres, according to the Roohan Realty listing. Taxes are just $9,377.

Here are a bunch of photos from the castle's website.

The castle has an interesting story -- both back and current. In the late 70s, the owner -- John Lavender -- says he promised his son that he'd build a castle -- and actually followed through, completing the home in the mid 1980s. In recent years they've been renting it out for events. But as he TU's Chris Churchill detailed back in July, Lavender has been in a tiff with neighbors and the town over renting out the home. Lavender told Churchill that if he wasn't able to work something out, he'd have to sell.

[via @Sorti_ca]

Earlier on AOA:
+ Sold: Amsterdam Castle

photo: Roohan Realty

Comments

Damn'it, that "castle" was for rent on AirBNB for $995 per night, I had it in my wishlist for the longest time. Gone. Would have made for a good third mid-life crisis party.

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