Scotland’s Magnificent Careston Castle and Estate Spanning 1,528 Acres Asks £11.3M
A Scottish residence worthy of a Royal wedding, holiday celebration, or family reunion has hit the market. Though, not as renowned as Balmoral, it is one of Scotland’s finest estates, holding the A-listed Careston Castle. With its winding driveway, grand motor court, and £11.3 million (approximately $15.5 million) price tag, one can easily imagine horse carriages long ago or a string of black Mercedes today arriving at the stately structure.
Located at the center of a 1,528-acre estate within County Angus and all of its glens, Careston Castle dates back to the 13th century, standing regal and weathered amidst rolling fields and heather. In 1682, the castle was described as “without debait the best gentleman’s house in the shyre.” And, it still impresses today with four reception rooms and six bedrooms, outfitted variously with walls of wood panels and plaster. More often than not, a fireplace warms each space. Outside, a tennis court and greenhouse both embrace the verdant hues of the lawns on which they sit.
The estate comes with three estate cottages, a farmhouse, and two farm cottages. Amongst the 1,528 acres, there are 184 acres of pasture and 213 of commercial woodland. It also boasts 1.6 miles of fishing on River South Esk, with the five-yearly average to beat is 46 salmon and 25 sea trout. Roe deer stalking, a traditional Scottish activity captured in Downton Abbey and The Crown, is also an option here.
Should you not seek the property in its entirety, other options exist. The vast estate can be sold in 8 lots, all with an array of acreage and price points.
This prize has listed just as season 3 of Succession is kicking off. To reign over Careston, make an offer to Evelyn Channing of Savills.