The spectacular Dunbeath Castle and Estate is for sale with Savills. Offers are invited over £25m (approximately €28.5m).
– Dunbeath Estate is a high-quality estate with Dunbeath Castle as its principal house, situated on a cliff above the North Sea.
– The castle dates back to the 15th century but underwent extensive remodeling in the 1860s in the Baronial style.
– The estate encompasses 28,500 acres of diverse topography, including 12.5 miles of river, 4 hill lochs, lochans, and rugged coastline.
– It offers various sports activities, including grouse shooting, deer stalking, pheasant and partridge shooting, salmon and sea trout fishing, and an opportunity to obtain a 'Macnab' '(bagging a salmon, stag and brace of grouse within one day between dawn and dusk from a single estate)'.
– It supports a rich variety of wildlife and flora, making it suitable for conservation and peatland restoration projects.
– There are 20 houses and cottages on the estate for employees, holiday rentals, or long-term lets.
– Dunbeath Castle was remodeled in the 19th century by David Bryce, with a stunning symmetrical approach and cliff-top location.
– The castle features a northeast front with bow stair turrets, angle bartizans, thick walls, dormers, and defensive elements.
– Inside the castle, there are 13 bedrooms, reception rooms with sea views, and ornate features, including spiral staircases.
– The estate boasts well-designed grounds, including two walled gardens.
– The gardens provide a striking contrast to the rugged natural surroundings and add to the estate's charm.
– The castle and estate offer a unique combination of history, architecture, and natural beauty.
– Dunbeath Castle is both a cherished family home and a venue for entertaining guests.
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