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Archive for July, 2010

Glamestate #5: Myres Castle, Fife Scottland

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Myres Castle-1

Myres Castle in Fife is for sale , a well appointed castle with stunning gardens and parkland grounds, staff flat and gate lodge. The castle is 30 minutes from St Andrews and within 40 minutes of Edinburgh Airport.
The castle date from around 1530 and formed part of the lands of the Earl of Fife. The castle has had many illustrious owners but in 1887 Myres Castle was sold to James Fairlie who had been Private Chamberlain at the Vatican to three Popes and the walled garden was laid out in the same style as one of the gardens of the Vatican. It has been most recently renovated in 1999 creating 10 ensuite bedrooms and modern kitchen and heating facilities and is now a superbly comfortable family house.
The castle lies in beautiful Fife countryside and has complete privacy created by by its own private woodland all around the perimeter. Access to St Andrews and the world famous golf courses is only about half and hour away and Edinburgh airport comfortably within an hours drive.
The contents of the castle are also available by separate negotiation.

Dining Room

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 8 bathrooms
  • 1252.42 sqm
  • Outbuildings
  • 45.00 acres (18.2 hectares)
  • Freehold
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Glamestate #4: Sintra, a Suburb of Lisbon

Sunday, July 25th, 2010


143A Manor House , Sintra
Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal
€ 2.850.000 EUR
$3,677,894 USD Change Display Currency
Property ID# 4000004981

Macarena Osorno
Portugal Sotheby’s International Realty – Estoril
Tel: (+351) 913 824 992
Tel 2: (+351) 707 200 002
Av. Aida Loja 712 / 713
Estoril, Lisboa 2765-183, Portugal
About This Property
Sintra, Moon Hill to ancient mystics, has long attracted great appreciation. It was particularly special to King Manuel I, who lived and built here. With its elegant windows, providing a wonderful example of the Portuguese Manueline style this Manor House is located in Sintra. Sitting on a plot area of 1027 sqm, the mansion comprises a constructed area of 545 sqm, a 4 car garage, terraces with leisure areas and magnificent garden with a swimming pool surrounded by a wooden deck. The property benefits from a serene ambiance, excellent sun exposure and it is spread in four levels. The ground floor comprises an entrance hall, a spacious garage and a beautiful staircase that leads us to a stunning hall on the first floor. The same floor also includes 2 spacious living rooms, each one with its fireplace, dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a large covered winter terrace leading onto the beautiful garden. In the outside area are also found a comfortable guest-room near the swimming pool, a terrace with a barbecue, and a laundry-room. On the Second and Third floors we find 2 large suites (one including a large terrace with view to the garden and pool area) , 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a master-suite with direct access to a large sun terrace with a stunning view to the Sintra valley.


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Half Bathrooms: 1
Interior: 11,055 Sq Ft. / 1,027 m2
Property Type: Single Family Home

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