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Arts & Crafts Venetian gothic castle

Built in 1877 in the Arts & Crafts Venetian Gothic style, Beau Castle is a striking property two miles outside Bewdley in Worcestershire.

The elements making up this extraordinary house include an Alpine oak balcony said to have been inspired by John Ruskin’s travels, and stained glass windows throughout which were created by Edward Byrne-Jones.

The house has been fully refurbished and as such will provide a fine, characterful home. Accommodation includes an impressive drawing room with French doors to the terrace and a wood panelled bar, and the sitting room and library which also have large open fireplaces and access out to the terrace. The dining room is oak panelled and a breakfast room leads off the spacious kitchen.

The first and second floors offer a total of seven bedrooms, three of which have balconies and six of which are en-suite. A further large room on the second floor is currently used as a billiards room and offers panoramic views. Externally, a marble staircase extends around the property from the drawing room to the first floor balconies on two sides of the house.

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Opposite the main house lies the Coach House which has great potential to be converted into a gym or secondary accommodation. The gardens have been created to reflect the Pre-Raphaelite era and feature ornamental trees, a lake and extensive lawns; a flagstone terrace extends from the house on two sides and to the south lie the croquet lawn and kitchen garden. The land comes to around 12 acres.  

Beau Castle sits in an elevated position just outside Bewdley in Worcestershire, and is 16 miles from Worcester itself.

The guide price is £2.3m. For further information please telephone Savills on 01952 239 500 or visit

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