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Property For Sale Or Rent: Fully Restored 17th Century Castle,South West Of England

United Kingdom, Somerset

Walton Castle
Castle Road
Clevedon
Somerset
UK


: £5,250,000
Rent It For: £22,000 per month

Castle For Sale or For Rent in Clevedon, Somerset UK

Fully restored 17th century Castle set in the midst of an exceptional 18 hole golf course overlooking the Bristol Channel with breathtaking views of 6 counties in England and Wales Walton Castle is situated in the picturesque victorian seaside town of Clevedon in North Somerset The castle is listed in Pevsners encyclopedia and quoted as a remarkable piece of ornamental planning Also quoted in othe
Fully restored 17th century Castle set in the midst of an exceptional 18 hole golf course overlooking the Bristol Channel with breathtaking views of 6 counties in England and Wales Walton Castle is situated in the picturesque victorian seaside town of Clevedon in North Somerset The castle is listed in Pevsners encyclopedia and quoted as a remarkable piece of ornamental planning Also quoted in other publications as one of the countrys earliest examples of romantic or revivalist Gothic It was built in a castellated and fortified style with dramatic effect in mind rather than defence The site is recorded in The domesday book as belonging to Gunni the Dane The current construction was started around 1620 for a Lord Poulett a local wealthy Land owner Unfortunately at around this time the English civil war began which led to lord Poulett having to support the royalist cause This meant going into battle with the king against the puritan Oliver Cromwell Poulett was taken prisioner at the Battle of Exeter in Devon.

With oliver Cromwell and his army successfuly deafeating the royalist army of king Charles Lord poulett was released but had to forfeit his lands,Walton castle then was left virtually empty for the next 300 years.

In 1980 the restoration was began and has taken the best part of 20 years to return it to it' former glory A truly spectacular historical building which is now a beautifal country home.

Many photographs dating back to the mid 1800's can be found at the Francis frith web site, victorian founder of the world famous photographic archive
Property Summary
Offered by   Owner
Construction Year   1620
Area   8 Acres
Bedrooms   8
Bathrooms   7
Stories   4
Features   Furnished, Appliances, Pet Friendly, Maid's Quarters, Maid's Bathroom, Laundry Room, Studio Room, Pool, Balcony, Terrace, Patio, Cable TV, Ocean View, Situated In Centre Of 18 Hole Golf Course., 12 Miles To Bristol International Airport., 2 Miles To Motorway Network M5/M4., Originally Built Circa 1620,fully Restored From 1980 Onwards., Central Keep Over 4 Floors With 8 Individual Turrets Connected, Via Curtain Walls., 5 Acres Freehold,
Contact information
Phone numbers   01179042568 07808931973
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