Your First View of
Falkenstein Castle has been described in Various Publications as Jaw
Dropping, Amazing, Spectacular, and The Castle appears to Float as
if a Mirage above a Fairytale landscape.
Falkenstein Castle is located an easy
50 mile drive West of Austin and 85 Miles North of San Antonio in
the Beautiful Hill Country, Highland Lakes area of Texas. Bounded by
2 State Parks, and 3 of the 5 Highland lakes.
has been featured on NBC, ABC, Fox, Star net and The Internationally
acclaimed American Knights Documentary by French filmmakers CAPA.
is perched high on a hilltop surrounded by 113 acres of Oaks, Elms
and other native plants and trees managed as a wildlife sanctuary in
cooperation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife, while you wind your
way up the ¾ mile private drive you begin to notice the huge gray
boulders scattered as if thrown by a giant, and there soaring 90
feet into the Texas Sky is Main complex of Falkenstein Castle.
As you drive through
the 3-story gatehouse you find yourself surrounded by 11-foot tall
white limestone walls guarded at the corners by turrets and towers,
you can imagine you are in a Fairytale Castle in Europe and it is
yours for the day.
From the Golden
Angel floating ethereally in the lily pond to the lush, intimate
butterfly garden planted with over 150 varieties of flowers and
herbs located at the rear of the castle, the 4 acres inside the
walls are yours and your guests to enjoy .
As you enter the
gothic chapel through the matched set of 13 foot tall arched doors
the first thing you notice is the soaring 35 foot ceiling and the
Hand carved French Gothic altar. The chapel provides pew seating for
195, with additional seating for more guests if needed. The Knights
Hall is included in the rental and our guests always take some time
to view the authentic Medieval Suits of armor and the antique
weapons from the 15th - 18th century.
The Highland Lakes
Area of Texas is renowned for its beautiful lakes, friendly people
and the variety of activities to be found within 30 minutes of the “
With over 8 fabulous
Golf Courses, Hang gliding, Para sailing, Helicopter tours, there
are many adventures to be had in close proximity. And if tranquility
and peace are your preferred destination choice there are many full
service day spa’s to relax at with a facial and massage, fine
restaurants to enjoy a leisurely dining experience, scenic river
cruises to enjoy the Bald Eagles of Lake Buchanan.
the area range from 5 Star hotels, to historic Bed and Breakfast’s,
from fabulous lakefront homes to charming antique cabooses.
The "Castle" is the
private home of Terry and Kim Young, who on a European trip
discovered a set of initial plans and drawings for the next castle
to be built by King Ludwig of Bavaria, he died before he could build
his next dream castle, so they carried on his dream and theirs.
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