AN IMPRESSIVE fortress that when belonged to actor Nicolas Cage is now out there to remain in for a whopping £1,650 per evening.
Midford Fort is a Grade I Listed constructing in Midford, Somerset and dates again to 1775, when it was constructed for Henry Roebuck within the form of the golf equipment image utilized in enjoying playing cards.
The property was bought by Cage in 2007 for round £4.75m however Cage, 59, subsequently offered it to businessman Scott Adams simply two years later for a charge believed to be round £3.5m.
Following years of restoration work, the fortress and buildings in its grounds at the moment are out there to let on Airbnb for numerous costs – with the priciest possibility understanding at a four-figure sum per evening.
A video showcasing the property from an aerial view explains the fortress’s historical past and its availability to lease.
The auto-generated voice recites: “That is Nicolas Cage’s former fortress in the UK price $6m.
“Nicolas purchased this fortress for $5m again in 2007 and offered it in 2009. The fortress was in-built 1775 within the form of the golf equipment image utilized in enjoying playing cards.
“The fortress sits on 35 acres of parkland and 12 acres of woodland.
“The bottom flooring is located over two ranges with an open plan kitchen, eating and lounge house.
“Upstairs are two tremendous king bedrooms and a big toilet.
“The present proprietor, Scott Adams, began sympathetic restoration of the fortress which is now largely full.
“Scott has positioned the fortress and the separate constructing on Airbnb to be rented out, you possibly can keep in the principle fortress for $2,100 an evening or within the separate constructing for over $600 an evening.
“Would you contemplate staying right here and even dwelling right here?”
The video was uploaded to social media earlier this month the place it has since acquired over 20,000 likes and dozens of feedback from amazed customers.
One person wrote: “That is completely superior, sure I’d dwell right here.”
One other replied: “NYC s condominium prices £60 million and that is £5 million?”
A 3rd wrote: “I’d purchase it then buy a dragon.”
One other person mentioned: “King and his fortress.”
Visitors have numerous areas to select from when reserving their keep, together with the fortress vaults, the wine cellar, the chapel and the stables.
The most costly possibility is staying within the fortress vaults which prices £1,650 per-night with a minimal keep of two nights, which weighs in at a minimal price of £2,500.
Regardless of this, the vaults can home as much as 12 company and have three bedrooms and 7 beds.
The property’s Airbnb description reads: “It’s uncommon to discover a place that’s each historic and considered one of a sort.
“This property is the conversion of the fortress vaults and appears out onto the studding Coombe Downs Valley.
“Trendy facilities can be found whereas preserving the old-world character.
“This let is good for giant teams corresponding to biking excursions, stag or hen’s events, or giant household gatherings. You may have the most important vault to yourselves.’