Cumbria's luxurious castle for sale with £2.5m price tag


Augill castle in Cumbria has been put up for sale by its owners with a price tag of £2.5m.

The award winning property offers 12 acres of private grounds and woodland, surrounding an historic building comprising 15 bedrooms, a grand hall, drawing room, music room, library and tennis courts.

There is also a small Art Deco cinema on site plus a separate five bedroomed cottage located within its own garden area.

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Set between two of England’s popular tourist hotspots, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, it is currently run by former Mayfair restaurateurs who have kept the property in the family for he last 15 years.

It is the only castle in Cumbria that allows guests to sleep over, and has won numerous awards for its eclectic offering.

Augill castle was built around 1841 as a Victorian gentleman’s country residence and has since attracted guests from all over the world including queen Victoria.

It is a popular wedding destination and has enjoyed a steady rise in profits for the past four years.

Augill castle is currently on the market for £2.5m with Colliers international as the owners feel the time is now right to move on and pursue other projects.