Follies or interesting house with towers and similar buildings that are out of the ordinary, that are currently on sale. Details and particulars are taken from the estate agents brochures.
Harold Tower, on the Isle of Man. is a fantastic castle style house which has been extensively restored in recent years. Complete with a 3 acre garden for £3.95m
Gwrych Castle is for sale yet again – this time it’s up for £600,000. Needs a bit of work -new roof, windows, floors, heating etc but the walls are reasonable.
Dracup’s Cave, nominally a two bedroom terrace in Bridgnorth, Shropshire is back on the market at £220,000. You also get a remarkable ‘cave’ that has been excavated under the rear garden.
A thatched roundhouse in the style of a cottage orne, but newly built. Near Poole, Dorset. Three bedroomed for £495,000
Marigny Marmande, Indre et Loire, France. An amazing, largely underground folly, built within the remains of an old castle, this was featured in the FF journal ‘Follies in France I’. An opportunity to turn this into something of your own. 750,015 Euros.
Undercliffe House, Lewes, Sussex. A most unusual Victorian house with an oddly tapered tower, high on a hill overlooking Lewes. Five bedrooms, 2.5 acres of land and within a walk of Tescos! £1,450,000
Henbury Hall, an astonishing palladian house built in the 1980s, is for sale. The gardens include a chinese bridge and gothic conservatory containing a swimming pool and grotto. Guide price £20m.
Unique restored 14th century round tower and farmhouse for sale in Tuscany. The tower stands separately from the house and has been rented out as a holiday home . 1.3m euros.
Ornamental water tower nr Steyning, West Sussex with circular living room at the top. Offers over £1.2m
An 18th Century tower built to look medieval in Treia Italy. Needs renovation, but sits on its own hill within walking distance of the town. £350.000.
Castle Keep, High Wycombe is an 18th century folly tower which once adorned Loakes manor. It was considerably extended to become a house in the 1970s. It has four bedrooms and a roof terrace and is on the market for £1,000,000