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Built with thick walls of solid limestone, the Castle is well secluded from the street by a tall stone wall with stone steps and a fully landscaped bank with mature trees and plantings. Nestled in a natural setting of 1.5 wooded acres in the heart of Manhattan, the Castle is located in a neighborhood of quality-built, beautifully maintained vintage homes, all within walking distance of Downtown, City Park, Sunset Zoological Park, and Kansas State University.
Privacy is ensured with black wrought-iron fencing on three sides of the grounds; a wooded creek bank runs alongside the South property line. A new driveway winds its way through the beautifully landscaped grounds with signature wrought iron entrance gates at either end.
Only the highest quality building materials, fixtures, & hardware were used by skilled artisans and craftsmen dedicated to the authentic restoration and expansion of the Castle. No expense has been spared. All windows are new or replaced; all floor tile is cut stone; all appliances are top of the line commercial grade; all bathrooms have been updated with the highest grade fixtures and luxury accessories. Cabinetry is custom-designed and custom-crafted cherry by Timberline. The owners have installed new hot water boiler, 3 central air units, 3 new hot water heaters, newer electrical, plumbing, new water filtration system & radiant heat throughout the floors in the new addition.A 2-story three-car detached garage built in 2003 is constructed of limestone blocks from the original Castle Kimble stables. The garage features 1700 unfinished square feet. The original carriage house is updated as a guest house and features living room with gas fireplace and new carpet, bedroom, bath, eat-in kitchen, laundry & basement. Newer heat, air, and hot water heater.
A 9-station full sprinkler and drip system service the lush grounds.
Archived in March, 2013