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-Marketing text, thornewood castle a magnificent three-story manor, home dating from the turn of the century offers, over 27 000 square feet of living space graciously, arranged under one tile roof. Boasting 54 rooms, including 28 bedrooms and 22 baths this english, tudor-gothic mansion is one of the few genuine, private castles in the united states. Thornewood, castle was built to the specifications of MR., Chester thorne one of the founders of the port of, tacoma in beautiful washington state. His, fascination with the grandeur of the old english, estate led him to design his dream house. Kertland, kelsey cutter one of americas most gifted, architects of that era converted this dream into, the once-in-a-lifetime estate. Built to last the, centuries thornewood castle is constructed with, concrete and steel on a solid three-foot-thick, foundation. Exterior walls are brick eighteen, inches thick and the floors are ten inches of, concrete. Construction took three years to, complete from 1908 to 1911 with many of the, materials including the brick oak paneling oak, staircase and the medieval stained glass coming, from a castle in europe. Three ships were, commissioned to transport these building supplies, around cape horn to the pacific northwest. The, cost of construction in 1911 was approximately one, million dollars today this same structure is, estimated at 30 000 000 to replace. The red brick, facing on the outside of the estate was imported, from wales. A massive grand staircase and solid, oak doors both wood-pegged by old world craftsmen, represents only a few of the interior finishes, imported to the castle from a 15th century mansion, in england. A priceless collection of rare artwork, hand painted onto glass surrounded by panes of, crystal are mounted in windows throughout the, estate. Created in the 15th to 17th centuries they, were previously owned by an english duke who spent, 40 years collecting the lost art., ., .
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8601 N THORNE LANE SW, 98498 Lakewood, États-Unis
- Centre-ville (Lakewood) 4,19 km
- Aéroport (Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA)) 39,87 km
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