STANDING in almost five acres of grounds and featuring its own swimming pool, Boverton Park House offers a unique opportunity to acquire the ruins of Boverton Castle.
Built around 1587, the castle was abandoned in the late 17th century and quickly fell into disrepair.
Its ruins are included in the sale of the family home.
Formerly the home of the Attorney General of Wales, Roger Seys, legendhas it that the castle is haunted by the Black Lady.
Described as a tall, shadowy figure dressed in mourning clothes, she was last spotted by men working on the castle in the early 19th century.
Back in the land of the living, the six-bedroom Boverton Park House is approached by a lengthy gravel driveway.
Its front garden is laid principally to lawn and is enclosed by original stone walls and ornamental fencing, arranged for ease of maintenance in a parkland style with a number of mature trees.
A double garage with hardwood-panelled double doors is set to one side of the house. This also includes a tool store and workshop, with arched small paned window to one side elevation and a pitched and beamed timber panelled ceiling.
To the side of the property is a walled courtyard garden laid to lawn with mature shrubbery and trees. Arched doorways in the walls lead to the front and rear gardens.
The rear garden is laid principally to lawn with raised terrace, enclosed by natural stonewalls, containing mature trees and shrubs. A magnificent ornamental pond affords an exceptional advantage point for the backdrop of Boverton Castle. …