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The Smallest Castle in England Is For Sale And It’s Adorable

I know, the first thing you think of when someone says the word ‘castle’ is grandeur, turrets, moats, opulence and vast halls.
Maybe some dolls, if you’ve been keeping an eye on the market.

Well, this one does has a turret. But just one.  Singular.

Meet ‘Molly’s Lodge’, a Grade II Listed castle that sits on a 0.61 acre plot of land near the village of Long Compton in Warwickshire, England.

Molly’s Lodge was built by the famous British architect, Edward Blore, in the 1830s. Photo: Savills, Banbury, Property Consultants.

It’s adorable.

Check out these interior photos:

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Castle for Sale, but what’s inside?

Ever dreamed of owning your very own castle?
For many Australian Goths, like me, this has always been an impossible dream, but hold on to your parasols people: There’s one for sale!

Sunshine Coast Bli Bli Castle is for sale JesterNoir
And what a castle!

The advertisement describes it as:
“A stand out landmark in this location this Norman style Castle, with medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge is totally unique in Australia.” – The ‘For Sale’ ad.

Have a look at their page and you’ll see the usual span of propaganda images of families with their children happily pointing at nothing, outside panoramas and their ‘come have your wedding here’ photos, but nothing that shows you what’s inside.

Which leads me to the reason for our chat now…

Last year, I was honoured to be a part of my friend’s wedding, held at this exact castle.   It’s beautiful and so gorgeous.. but inside it’s unlike any other castle I’ve ever seen.  It’s odd that they don’t have photos on the ad of what’s actually inside, but once you see mine I guess you’ll understand why.

Whilst the bride and groom were having their photos taken after the wedding, we snuck off and explored the castle unaccompanied and unhindered.  So here’s what we found hidden inside…

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