Lakes Region Sights

Castle in the Clouds

  • 455 Old Mountain Rd. Map It
  • Moultonborough
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Looking for all the world like a fairy-tale castle, this wonderful mountaintop estate was finished in 1914. The elaborate mansion has 16 rooms, eight bathrooms, and doors made of lead. Owner Thomas Gustave Plant spent $7 million, the bulk of his fortune, on this project and died penniless in 1941. A tour includes the mansion and the Castle Springs water facility on this high Ossippee Mountain Range property overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee; there's also hiking and pony and horseback rides.

Sight Information

Address:

455 Old Mountain Rd., Moultonborough, New Hampshire, 03254, United States

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Phone:

603-476–5900

Sight Details:

  • $16
  • Mid-May–early June weekends 10–4; early June–late Oct., daily 10–4

Published 08/07/2014

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