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Castles you can visit in the US

Though they weren't constructed in the Middle Ages and didn't house royalty, these extravagant American castles are destinations worth visiting.

Stunning houseboats for living life afloat

Stunning houseboats for living life afloat Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, is home to the Butt’s Clermont Houseboats. These water homes sit beside a garden built by Emperor Akbar and look out toward the snow-capped mountains of the Dachigam National Park. In Joensuu, Finland, guests on this houseboat can relax in true Finnish fashion. Take a break in the steam room, on the outdoor hammocks, or on the rooftop deck. An eco-efficient company in Portugal designs these modern floating homes, which can be custom-built to feature a wine cellar, air conditioning, a pellet stove or all three. The homes modular design can easily be packed into two storage containers and shipped anywhere in the world. Head to Vreeland, Netherlands, for a stay in this houseboat with views of picturesque Dutch farmland. Once inside, guests can play with the drum set or read a book in the library. The houseboat featured in “Sleepless in Seattle” is a real-life home docked on Lake Union in the titular Washington city. The 2,000-square-foot home features a wraparound deck perfect for entertaining.

Famous homes on the real estate market

Famous homes on the real estate market The home featured on “Full House” went on the market in June 2016, giving viewers an inside look of the famous pad. The Victorian-era home features three bedrooms, a library and a backyard English garden. Oscar-winning thriller “The Silence of the Lambs” was filmed in this Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, home in 1990. It sold in July 2016 for $195,000, which was $105,000 less than the asking price. Kevin McCallister was left “Home Alone” at this Illinois abode in the 1990 Christmas classic. The 4,243-square-foot home still features the memorable banister. The home featured in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” sold in 2014. The home’s one-of-a-kind garage is perfect for displaying an expensive car collection. The Montecito, California, estate seen in the film “Scarface” sold for $12.26 million in 2015. Long before ownership changed hands, the home named “El Fureidis” welcomed guests like Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill.