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A Castle May Not Be a Home

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A Castle May Not Be a Home

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A Castle May Not Be a Home

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The Searles Castle is located at the end of Main Street in Great Barrington, Mass., and has the requisite dungeon and seven turrets. It was built at the turn of the 20th century by the widow of a railroad magnate. But the woman's castle will likely not be turned back into a home. The asking price is $15 million, so realtors expect it will likely be a hotel or spa.

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Good morning. Now on the market, an American castle that was really a home. The Searles Castle is located at the end of Main Street in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and it has a requisite dungeon and seven turrets; it was built at the turn of the 20th century by the widow of a railroad magnate. But one woman's castle will likely not be turned back into a home. The asking price is $15 million, so realtors expect it will likely be a hotel or spa.

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