Historic House Listings

The Castle House, Circa 1872. Located in Minnesota. $799,000

June 3, 2019

Oh my! The Castle House was built in 1872. It is located on .27 acres in Stillwater, Minnesota. It is one of Stillwater’s most iconic homes. The Castle House was built for James Castle. He was a city attorney, Minnesota Senator and U.S. Representative. The Castle House underwent a four year extensive restoration. The home has updated electric, plumbing, HVAC and insulation. The house was even returned to the original paint and colors that were originally used. There are original hardwood floors throughout the home. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,770 square feet. $799,000

From the Zillow listing:


Set on a beautifully landscaped, double corner lot, The Castle House is one of the most iconic, homes in Stillwater. Built by city attorney, MN Senator and US Representative James Castle this gothic revival, Second Empire Victorian home was influenced by similar mansions in Washington, DC. Now available after a 4-year, award-winning, historic renovation, the Castle House boasts completely new mechanicals (plumbing, HVAC and a total electrical re-wire in 2016), spray-foam insulation, a new roof (2017) and extensive interior and exterior upgrades. Inspired by the original paint and color scheme the home features refinished original hardwood floors throughout and a large gas fireplace anchors the formal living room. The living space expands outdoors with three covered porches and a large 2nd level deck over the restored front porch. The looming and demonstrative exterior is complete with a 4-story central spired tower above a mansard, dormered roof topping off at 45 feet.

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