Right in the heart of Southampton Village, Balcastle -- a historic brick and limestone castle -- spreads itself over nearly half an acre of gardens. Built in 1911, as a school for the Arts and Crafts movement, it was thoroughly renovated by its current owners, architect William Sofield and Dennis Anderson.

The house listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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“It’s extraordinary,” says broker Rosemary Renna of Brown Harris Stevens, who is co-listing the property with Rob Morea of Great Jones Realty.  “It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen outside of Europe. Going through the castle is like a journey through time.”

Among the many architectural features of the place are finely traced and mullioned windows, high ceilings, a perfectly restored old-world kitchen, and hemlock parquet floors. Up in the tower is the master’s chamber with a fireplace and private rooftop terrace.

Needless to say, there are the requisite living rooms and formal dining room.

Outdoors there are terraces, a pool and a spectacular 30-foot gazebo (which includes a guest room).

How much does it cost to call this particular castle home? A mere $4.25 million.