Medieval mad queen’s Spanish castle could be yours for €15m

Segovia, Spain.

Segovia, Spain. Image by amores_luis / CC BY 2.0

If you’ve got €15 million to spare, there’s a castle in Segovia, Spain, with your name on it. The 21-bedroom historic building - once home to the Queen of Castilla and Aragon - is now a heritage hotel in a small provincial hamlet; the current structure dates to the 14th century and its origins go back as far as the eighth century when the Moors ruled Spain. The Queen of Castilla was the mad daughter of the 16th century Catholic Monarchs, Fernando and Isabel, and spent most of her life locked in a convent. Her palatial one-time home comprises 5457 sq m of gardens and land, and the imposing gothic house has 24 bathrooms. Read more: thelocal.es

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