Folly for sale

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If you can’t quite stretch to the £2.5 million Grand Designs folly for sale in Newport, we have an alternative for you.

For less than 10% of the price you could be the owner of Stable Cottage in Penrith, Cumbria.

The 2-bed house is part of a a conversion of one of three folly farms built in the Greystoke Castle Estate around 1789, by The Duke of Norfolk, and named Fort Putnam.

 Folly for sale

Greystoke Castle Pic via www.greystoke.com

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Fort Putnam Pic Via Visit Cumbria

In the 18th century, alongside Roman temples, Egyptian pyramids and ruined abbeys, decorative follies designed as rustic scenes were sometimes built to symbolise rural virtues.


Stable Cottage is on the market for £230,000.

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