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A modern-day castle in Connecticut that was first listed for sale nine years ago had its price discounted to $26 million. reported the 18,000-square-foot castle on a 75-acre lot in the town of Woodstock, Connecticut, that was purchased in 2003 for $167,500 by Christopher Mark, the great-grandson of steel mogul Clayton Mark. The unlikely residence was completed in 2010 and features nine bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, three half-bathrooms, 12 fireplaces, and an auditorium with a raised stage. The interior’s wood floors are made from 25 species of hardwoods imported from across the country and the structure overlooks a 30-acre pond.

The property was first listed in 2014 for $45 million. After a year on the market, its listing was removed. It returned to the market in 2021 for $35 million, only to be withdrawn and listed anew in 2022 for $60 million. In the course of this year, its price was discounted to $35 million and then $29.9 million before reaching its current $26 million.

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