Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Castle Hill

Over the castle on the hill...
Over the castle on the hill...

{Castle on the Hill - Ed Sheeran}

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate has been on my "too see in MA" bucket list for ages. It's a gorgeous property up in Ipswich, overlooking the water.

It was a summer home to the wealthy Crane family from Chicago. They had the 59 room mansion built atop the hill with acres of planned gardens and views of the oceans below.

The signature part of the estate might just be the Grand Allee - the rolling lawn from the home to the cliff overlooking Crane Beach.

It was so stunning up there. I can only imagine calling that home and having those grounds to walk around!

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14 thoughts on the matter:

Tom said... {Reply}

...Now that sure is quite the 'summer home.'

Bekah said... {Reply}

WOW. 59 rooms!! While I confess I would just get lost and have to call for backup, that is a stunning home. BEAUTIFUL!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

When I saw your title, Ed Sheeran's song immediately came to mind. :) I love his songs. A pity that he canceled his concert here when he got injured.

Kelleyn Rothaermel said... {Reply}

Never heard of this place. Will have to go next fall when we come back to the states and visit family. Have a great week.

Miranda said... {Reply}

This is absolutely beautiful!! I love places like this :)

packmom said... {Reply}

Looks amazing! Almost like you are in France.

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

That song has been in my head since I saw your blog title! What a gorgeous place! I love the photos with the super blue sky!Wow!!! So amazing!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Wow! Looks like a great place to explore.

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Beautiful photos Tamar, it looks like a lovely day :)

NC Sue said... {Reply}

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csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

Great pics and what a super cool place to visit. Thanks for sharing.

Pieni Lintu said... {Reply}

Great shots!

Lydia C. Lee said... {Reply}

That's gorgeous!! And much nicer than Sydney's Castle Hill that is very Meh...no castle in sight there!

Ida said... {Reply}

I could see why it was on your bucket list. What a wonderful place.