Monday, September 23, 2013

Real Estate Values--New York City Apartments vs. French Castles: France Wins

From BuzzFeed:
6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC 

1. PRICE: $1,621,200
PRICE: $1,621,200
This 13,993 square-foot, 6-bedroom castle sits on 24 acres of land overlooking the countryside of Midi Pyrenees. Features include a large entrance hall opening to the courtyard, salon with a fireplace, grand staircase, elevator, large dining room with fireplace, two kitchens, a bedroom wing with a hall onto the courtyard, study rooms in the towers, two garages, and access to the chapel and east wing.
PRICE: $1,650,000
Here’s a 1-bed, 1.5-bath 1,200-square-foot apartment on E. 30th St. It’s conveniently located near nothing interesting.
2. PRICE: $2,325,956
PRICE: $2,325,956
Chateau Blavou is a 10-bedroom, 8-bathroom castle set in a peaceful 27-acre section in Normandy. This property comes complete with a vaulted cellar, a dining room that seats 60+ guests, a cellar/bar area with access to the garden, a wine cellar, food preparation room, two greenhouses, a caretaker’s house, a guest house, and a function room that seats 210 people.

Picture of 50 minutes from Biarritz French Chateau For Sale
50 minutes from Biarritz
2,200,000 EUR