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Rapunzel’s tower and more fairytale homes for sale


If you have ever dreamt of sleeping in Rapunzel’s tower or living in a woodland cottage like Hansel and Gretel (minus the evil witch, of course), then these enchanting properties are sure to delight. From a turreted retreat to a storybook home by the same designer as the Disneyland Sleeping Beauty castle, let’s turn the page and begin. Click or scroll for more…



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The traditional-style living room features red furnishings and an oversized fireplace that only adds to the opulence of the home. With high cathedral ceilings and a grand arched entrance, the home could easily sit alongside the famed Sleeping Beauty castle at Disneyland.



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Outside, the back of the home resembles a castle, rather than the quaint cottage seen out the front. With a swimming pool and a guesthouse surrounded by wrought iron gates it provides the ultimate private haven.



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Spread over four floors with a lift for easy access, the main home is the ultimate in luxury. The grand master suite takes up more than half of the second floor, and although emptied for the sale still includes a luxury wooden bed, which would be fit for a princess. Elsewhere there’s a 15-foot round viewing room and a home theatre.



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Perched 150 feet above the lake, the waterfront retreat is extremely private and has over 800 feet of lakeshore with no neighbours or city lights in view. It really is the perfect place to live out your fairytale dream.



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Anything but an ordinary home, the different rooms, which include four bedrooms, can be reached by a 330 step spiral staircase. Not a home for those afraid of heights, the highest bedroom is located on the fourth floor.



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Sitting in three-quarters of an acre of private land, the tower is surrounded by a walled garden that has a tennis court and an indoor swimming pool. Heading up to the 14th floor, there are endless views over the rolling countryside and even the Isle of Wight.



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The 11 bedrooms have been decorated in a traditional style and include many of the castle’s original furnishings that have been there for centuries and will get passed onto future owners. This bedroom has a whimsical feel about it with soft mint green furniture and matching curtains and bedding.



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The small but perfectly formed thatched porch entrance leads through to the living room, which is as idyllic as it sounds. With a low traditional beamed ceiling and fireplace complete with a wooden mantel, it’s picture perfect.



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Outside, the secluded wraparound garden is hidden away behind a gated entrance with parking for two cars. Complete with winding pathways and a rockery area, the garden is the perfect retreat.



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The grand entrance hall combines smooth modern marble floors and gallery walls with traditional furniture. Elsewhere there’s a formal dining groom, a bar, kitchen, laundry room and a games room complete with snooker table.



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Set apart from the castle in the sprawling grounds there’s a two-bedroom guesthouse with a private terrace, a summer dining room, a studio, two guest suites, a four-bedroom cottage, a guardian house and a large garage. All built around a heated swimming pool, they would make the perfect passion project.



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Built in 1850, this chocolate-box cottage in Wiltshire, England could be from the pages of our favourite fantastical childhood tales. With a quaint thatched roof, lattice windows and a picturesque porch, it’s hard not to imagine Hansel and Gretel stumbling upon it.



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With 1,000 square feet of living space overall, the ground floor encompasses a traditional kitchen, complete with exposed brickwork and church-like windows, as well as a reception room and a study.



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