Historic Kansas castle for sale at $ 3.5 million

WICHITA, Kan. – Imagine owning your own historical castle.

A Wichita castle is up for sale It has 17 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms and 14,000 square meters and is listed for $3.5 million.

A photo of the Wichita castle and its listing went viral on social media after the Zillow Gone Wild Facebook account posted the photo and caption:

“According to the register the castle is known as ‘The Campbell Castle’ and was built from 1886 to 1888 by Colonel Burton Harvey Campbell and his wife Ellen, and is said to be an authentic reproduction of a Richardsonian Romanesque Scottish Castle.”

The fort and adjacent carriage house have approximately 2 acres of landscaped grounds and are located on the banks of the Little Arkansas River.

The castle is listed on the National Registers of Historical Places and includes a 300-year-old Grand Staircase and an arched dining room window imported from London.

The top and sixth levels of the main turret are open rooftop areas that provide views of the Little Arkansas River and the Wichita skyline.

The house has been on the market for over 20 days.

Some of the 1,100 comments on Zillow Gone Wild:

“I used to live in Wichita for college and pass this place every day. The pictures hardly do it justice. It’s so beautiful.”

“It’s not time for spooky season! It looks pretty chic… but also the perfect place for….*lightning strike* MURDER”

“In my mind, this is the house that Pete and Trudy Campbell bought when they moved to Wichita at the end of Mad Men.”

“The world is beautiful and very old. I love that each bedroom is so unique. I saw someone say this or it could be a B&B and I have to agree. A neat place to stay.”

“I started to love this place. Then I went to the kitchen, then to some dining tables and I realized that someone had destroyed the beautiful house. But the final disappointment came when I got to the bedroom and saw how they were destroyed with a tub and a sink in it. So sad.”

“Col. Mustard, and lead pipes, in the kitchen.”

Zillow Gone Wild typically lists homes for sale that are unusual or interesting. The Facebook account has more than 1 million followers.

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