Modern-day Florida Castle Modeled on a 19th Century Irish Mansion

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The waterfront home comes with a four-car garage, a pool and hot tub, as well as a 100-foot dock. A winding spiral staircase in the exterior leads up three floors of balconies

A modern-day castle in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The mansion is inspired by the historic Muckross House in Ireland, is on the market for $3.6 million.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – The waterfront property sits on the east bank of the Middle River and comes with a rooftop terrace, and boasts a two-story library and a swimming pool.

The 13,000-square-foot castle sits on just 1/3 of an acre and is modeled after the 19th century Victorian mansion in Killarney built in 1843 by Henry Arthur Herbert for his wife, a watercolorist, in Ireland.

Located at 1317 Middle River Drive, locals have nicknamed the European-influenced house Middle River Manor.

 

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