Irish castle featured in Game of Thrones up for sale

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A castle from Game of Thrones is going on sale

An Irish castle from the hit TV series Game of Thrones has gone on the market – and part of it can be yours for a mere €645,895.

Fans of the show will recognise Gosford Castle in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland.

In Game of Thrones it is the castle of Riverrun and is occupied by House Frey after their treachery against the Starks and Tullys.

A castle from Game of Thrones is going on sale

It was built by the Tullys and used by King of the North, Rob Stark for much of season three. Ultimately, the Freys took control after the massacre at the Red Wedding – one of the show’s most iconic scenes.

In the real world it was built in the mid-1800s by the second Earl of Gosford, Archibald Acheson. It was home to the Earls of Gosford until 1921.

The castle was later used as a prisoner of war camp during World War II and the Northern Ireland conflict.

It has also been used as a barracks for soldiers, to store public records and as a hotel.

The Gosfords sold the castle to the Ministry of Agriculture and the surrounding grounds were transformed into Northern Ireland’s first conservation forest, Gosford Forest Park.

Only part of the castle has been put up for sale. Developers have created luxury apartments with three to five bedrooms – some with rooftop gardens.

The apartments have appropriately Game of Thrones-esque names such as ‘The Great Hall’, ‘The Inner Bailey’, ‘The Round Tower’ and The Old Keep’

The apartments are spacious, with an average of 3,500 square feet.

For more information visit Maison Real Estate

Take a look inside:

Gosford Castle walls

Bird's eye view of Gosford Castle

Gosford Castle red hall

Gosford Castle fire hall

In the tower of Gosford Castle

Gosford Castle spooky door choice

Sky view of Gosford Castle

Gosford Castle full view

Written by Michael Kehoe @michaelcalling