For Sale: Depression-Era Castle in W.Va. For $2.8M

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You know the phrase "a man's home is his castle." Now you can make a castle your very own home. A castle in West Virginia, built by an Italian stonemason during the Great Depression, is for sale for $2.8 million. It comes with turrets and parapets, and a Romanesque chapel. It has 25,000 square feet of space — so you might want to ask about the heating bill.



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