Castles for sale – level 1
Do you want to become the Queen or King? It is not as difficult as you think.
You can buy your own castle. In Scotland, about 10 castles are for sale every year. One of the castles is Myres Castle. It takes one hour to get to the castle from the capital of Edinburgh. A famous golf club is near the castle. The castle has 10 bedrooms, five reception rooms, and 45 acres of land. A special tree grows there. Some people believe that Mary Queen of Scots plants the tree herself.
The castle costs 4.3 million dollars. But you will pay at least 10% of this price every year for maintenance.
Difficult words: for sale (a thing which someone can buy), reception room (a room which people use for parties and meetings), maintenance (looking after a place).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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