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August 24, 2014
Tulira Castle, in the village of Ardrahan in County Galway, is basically my ideal home. A national landmark and one of the finest examples of an Irish Castle, it’s set withinĀ 250 acres of mature woodland and parkland. It’s got a 16th century tower and a Victorian main house, seven bedrooms and four reception rooms. But...
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I’m not planning on retiring in America, so I’m not overly interested in US real estate. However this delightful castle home caught my eye.   3 bedrooms and 20acres…. and it’s only around $800K – not that bad, but I could buy something so much bigger in Poland or Hungary. I love that it’s surrounded...
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One of the challenges I’ve had with the CreativCastle project is planning out what I can offer people. The co-working model works great for lots of spaces; the monthly membership fees cover the costs of rental and everybody can share the space. But I don’t want to rent a castle (which would be crazy expensive)....
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A lot of people have asked, why a castle? Why not just buy some amazing, modern apartments. Castles are old and dirty and uncomfortable… wouldn’t writers rather be in an air-conditioned apartment? It’s a reasonable question – especially when I look at apartments like this one in Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France. It’s breathtaking – and over $862,000...
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I love this apartment! It’s positively opulent. The mixing of the modern furniture is a little strange. The frescoes are done in 24ct gold leaf. Four bedrooms and four bathrooms, plus a dining room for $2,228,855 USD. It’s too small for our purposes (and I don’t like that it’s upstairs – I’ve lived in too...
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