A 41-room castle in New York in need of major repairs is listed for sale at just under $100,000. Take a look inside.

The exterior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The 8,000-square-foot home was listed for $US99,000 ($AU134,385). Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
  • A 41-room castle in Elmira, New York, has been placed on the market for $US99,000 ($AU134,385).
  • While the mansard-style home is uninhabitable and in need of repairs, it has unique features.
  • Take a look inside the 8,282-square-foot mansion filled with Gothic embellishments.
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Today’s housing market means homes are hard to come by – much less castles. But in Elmira, New York, there’s a castle for sale. And it’s listed for only $US99,000 ($AU134,385).
The exterior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
An aerial view of the 41-room castle. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
The mansard-style mansion has 41 rooms and sits on a half-acre property, according to the listing by Shane Searfoss of Signature Properties. Take a look inside.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The mansard-style home has Gothic details throughout. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
First, visitors step through the home’s front doors, which have stained-glass paneling.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The home is filled with colorful stained glass. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
Upon entering the 8,284-square-foot mansion, visitors quickly learn the castle is in need of so many repairs that it’s uninhabitable, according to the home’s listing.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
At its current state, the house is uninhabitable. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
Paint is peeling off the walls, flooring is damaged, and some rooms have been completely gutted.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
From floor to ceiling, each room is in need of repairs. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
But a closer look shows distinctive details from when the home was built in 1876. It has detailed crown molding and Gothic light fixtures.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
Historic details fill each room in the home. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
There are multiple fireplaces, including this one that’s uniquely tiled.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
There are multiple fireplaces throughout the four-story mansion. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
Another unusual feature is the home’s massive, curved staircases.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The entry room into the home. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
The staircases lead to more rooms and bathrooms on the second and third levels of the house. In total, the house has 10 bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The home has large wooden staircases. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
At the tip-top of the home, there’s a room filled with windows that offer views of the surrounding neighborhood.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The fourth level of the home has a small room with several windows. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
Because of its distinctive features, the mansion is one of the properties that make up the area’s historic district, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The exterior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The mansion has mansard-style influences. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
Source: Star-Gazette
According to the listing, some repairs are underway at the home. There’s a new electrical service, new boilers, and a new rubber roof.
The interior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
According to the listing, some of the rooms have been gutted and are ready for renovations. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
On the property, there’s also a massive barn, but like the castle, it needs work. According to the listing, the barn is not accessible.
The shed and garage attached to the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
The home has a detached barn. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties
At the time of writing, there was a contingent offer that had been placed. But the home is still being shown to prospective buyers, so people can explore its 41 rooms and imagine what they could look like if revamped.
The exterior of the 41-bedroom castle in upstate New York.
An aerial view of the half-acre property. Shane Searfoss/Signature Properties