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Scottish Castle

“Suitable for Lairds, Ladies & Disney Princesses; most people dream of having their own castle but it might be more affordable than you’d think!” 

According to Wikipedia:  
castle is a type of fortified structure built during the Middle Ages predominantly by the nobility or royalty and by military orders. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. This is distinct from a palace, which is not fortified; from a fortress, which was not always a residence for royalty or nobility; and from a fortified settlement, which was a public defence – though there are many similarities among these types of construction. Usage of the term has varied over time and has been applied to structures as diverse as hill forts and country houses. Over the approximately 900 years that castles were built, they took on a great many forms with many different features, although some, such as curtain wallsarrowslits, and portcullises, were commonplace.

All of the above properties are listed in the following article from Country Life Magazine which takes a look at the finest country houses, castles and estates for sale in Scotland, from an amazing renovation project in Perthshire to an astonishing place with its own loch... continue reading

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