It's said that a man's home is his castle, but in some cases his castle is his home.
Our friends at property search site Estately.com dove into their listings to find castle-like houses around the country that seem to be straight out of a fairy tale. With pools, horse stables, bocce courts and multi-floor libraries, these castle homes are available for purchase right now.
This castle features museum-worthy artifacts.
This secluded six bed, 12 bath home is ripe with lush gardens and greenery. There are indoor and outdoor pools, a racquetball court, tennis court, and multiple gardens with a koi pond, roses, and a Japanese zen motif. If that wasn't enough, the adjacent 2.5 acres are also available for purchase.
Address: 835 Chiltern Rd., Hillsborough, Calif.
Enjoy views of the sprawling countryside from this Bavarian-style castle.
This California home sits on 42 vast acres and was fashioned after a 17th-century Bavarian hunting lodge. The owners scouted out European antiques from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, and designed the beautiful castle around these centerpieces. The home has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and nine fireplaces.
Address: 2969 White Sulphur Springs Rd., St. Helena, Calif.
This castle has a state-of-the-art entertainment pavilion and kitchen that's perfect for entertaining guests.
Enter the foyer with mosaic tile flooring and take the elevator up to the conservatory or two-story library. With four bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, this house is perfect for hosting guests with an updated entertainment pavilion and outdoor kitchen with pizza oven.
Address: 256 North Fork Crystal Springs Rd., St. Helena, Calif.
Find a huge, indoor courtyard in this castle.
Can you believe this home is located in Illinois? This masterful castle, with five bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, offers 40-foot ceilings, 18-inch thick walls, and a full size elevator to carry you throughout the residence. 12 skylights let in tons of natural light.
Address: 3015 Lincoln Rd., Oak Brook, Ill.