5 Fort Worth mansions worthy of a castle – including a $12.9 million Westlake Stunner

EEven if you weren’t “mansion-born,” you can still lead an opulent life in North Texas. While rustic-style ranches and sleek modernity are fine with some people, others are more drawn to a continental-style mansion. Old-world craftsmanship and finishes prove that a home really can be your own castle.

Whether it’s a Tudor castle and turret or a French chateau with mansard roofs and stacked, symmetrical windows, there’s a fantastic estate to suit everyone. Here are some mansions for sale in the Fort Worth area that are truly castle-chic.

Who says you can’t live like a king or queen in North Texas?

1730 JT Ottinger Road, Westlake

Registration price: $12,900,000

Listing agents: Lillie Young and Erin Young Garrett of Allie Beth Allman & Associates

This gated nine-acre wonderland is a true country estate built by Richard Drummond Davis in 2004. Craftsman details include a stunning bluestone exterior, inlaid parquet flooring, carved and baroque wood detailing and moldings elegant.

The family room features arched trusses overhead, as well as nine wood-burning fireplaces surrounded by stone and marble mantels. The manicured grounds look like a luxury travel brochure with a large pond, private gardens, courtyards, pool, and cabana. For the car collector, there’s always room for one more car in the adjoining six-bay garage and car lot.

6805 Laurel Valley Drive, Fort Worth

Registration price: $2,399,000

Listing agent: DeeAnn Moore of Moore Real Estate

Located along the sixth green of the Mira Vista Championship Golf Course, this sprawling Georgian-style estate features five bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and three large living areas. Spectacular features include imported chandeliers, classic marble and parquet floors.

For oenophiles, there is even a wine cellar. This mansion brings several staircases, including the double staircase in the dramatic entrance hall, encased in flowing wrought iron. There is also an elevator, which facilitates access to all three floors.

4400 Overton Crest Street, Fort Worth

Registration price: $6,900,000

Listing agents: Martha Williams and Blake Barry of Williams Trew Real Estate

This traditional French chateau sits on a secluded 1.82 acres southwest of Fort Worth, with views of TCU Stadium – and all the way to downtown. The peaceful swimming pool and pool house are built of limestone and the pool house is topped with an imported slate roof.

This $6.9 million mansion is outfitted with a full-size wooden sauna and workout room, a highly-customized 12-seat movie theater, and Lutron and Crestron electronics. There is even a garage for five cars and an elevator serving the three levels of the castle.

6401 Westcoat Drive, Colleyville

Registration price: $7,400,000

Listing agent: Karen Wilson of Urban Green Realty

Set on 10 acres, this modern Tudor has its own English garden and Victorian-inspired glazed orangery. Heavy cedar beams and a mesmerizing saltwater aquarium are perfectly situated in the great room, near the pool table and media room.

Outside, you will find English gardens, a covered terrace, a swimming pool, a spa, a pool house, an outdoor kitchen and even a putting green. There is also direct access to a dog park with its own fountain. The property has a four bay carriage house style garage.

4645 St. Benet Court, Fort Worth

Registration price: $2,095,000

Listing agent: John Zimmerman of Compass

Nestled conveniently in Fort Worth’s Montserrat neighborhood, this modern home is listed as a French Transitional style. It is located on a half acre cul-de-sac lot within the gated and guarded community. With chateau features like hand-scraped hardwood floors and cathedral ceilings with exposed and vaulted beams, it also brings an open floor plan with a light and bright interior.

This mansion combines the best of old and new. The separate butler’s pantry makes entertaining easy, as does the outdoor kitchen and dining area. There is also a dedicated media room, game room, and exercise room located on the second level.

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