Ever wanted to live like European royalty? These spacious castles have been refitted with all the modern conveniences you need, while still maintaining their original charm and elegance. Immerse yourself in the ultimate luxury experience by renting one for days, weeks or even months.
Castle Mago, Italy, £10,335 – £11,988 per week
Formerly the residence of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Castle Mago Estate is situated between the renowned cities of Siena and Lucca, Tuscany. With 13 bedrooms, a fire place, extraordinary gardens, frescoes, marble floors and a grand piano, this 500 year old stunner provides antique luxury plus all your mod-cons. It’s even rumoured to have its very own ghost!
Chateau Villermaux, France, £19,719 – £21,909 per week
Set in the breathtaking Provencal landscape, it’d be hard not to enjoy every moment in this luxury vineyard haven. With personal staff on hand to take care of everything including meals, you’ll have little more to do than relax and take in the unspoiled countryside and sprawling olive groves. The fact that Brad and Angelina own the neighbouring castle is a true testament to this chateau’s lavishness.
Lismore Castle, Ireland, Price on request
Nestled in the heart of the Irish countryside and dating back to 1170, Lismore can accommodate up to 27 guests and features stunning décor and furnishings. The staff will help you plan every aspect of your visit, from helicopter transfers to private yoga classes. Facilities include a fully-stocked bar, a billiard & games room and high speed internet access throughout the castle. Outside, guests can enjoy guided tours of the gardens, tennis, fishing, golf and magnificent walks on the grand estate.
Loch Castle, Scotland, £31,646 per week
Situated on Scotland’s legendary Loch Ness, this space offers all the fairy tale grandeur you’d expect from a restored Highland castle. Perfect for private house parties, celebrations, business events or even just a romantic escape from city-living, Loch Castle provides a magical and memorable environment on a truly exclusive basis.
Castle Romantico, Italy, £11,575 – £14,473
This 8th Century masterpiece is located at the end of a long forest driveway and comes complete with a moat, antique furnishings and its own vineyards. Tucked away in the iconic Chianti region of Tuscany, Romantico has all the charm of an old stone castle minus the downsides, since it has been elegantly restored to high modern standards.