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.
The watermill at Cadmore, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire is on sale at £300,000. The waterwheel turns a turbine that generates electricity for the house. The description fails to mention that this is a modern folly not a genuine mill.
Dinton Castle, recently converted from a ruin and seen on ‘Grand Designs’ is now for sale for £850,000
Dalmoak Castle in Dumbarton, Scotland comes with 14 bedrooms , tower rooms and a roof terrace. Formerly used as nursing home, it is now on sale for £795,000
Gothic Clock Tower at St Leonards, Sussex is for sale at £2.9m. Three storeys and half an acre of garden and some rather kitchy interiors.
An extended former Hunting Lodge at Hilfield, Dorset is on sale at £2.35m, Comes with a detached lodge and coachhouse, all inhabitable and a total of 12 bedrooms.
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
Dracup’s Cave, nominally a two bedroom terrace in Bridgnorth, Shropshire is back on the market at £160,000. You also get a remarkable ‘cave’ that has been excavated under the rear garden.
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