31 Oct 2017

I Could Live There

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Červená Lhota Castle

ÄŒervená Lhota is a château about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-west of JindÅ™ichův Hradec in south Bohemia, Czech Republic. …Its name ÄŒervená Lhota* meaning “red lhota” can be explained by the colour of the château’s bright-red roof tiles. … [Acquired by the knightly family of Káb of Rybňan sometime around 1530. The family had the original Gothic castle rebuilt and the basic Renaissance remodelling carried out between 1542-1555. …The four-winged two-storey château, with a small courtyard in the center, occupies the whole rock and juts into the fishpond. A stone bridge, built in 1622, links the château with the banks of the pond, replacing the original drawbridge.

* Lhota, name of Czech villages, founded during the Middle-age colonization in Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia

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Naw! Probably impossible to heat with wood burning fireplaces and not to mention when the village rises up against you there is no place to hide in a big red chateau in the middle of a pond. I prefer a small cabin in the deep woods.

Fred Baumann

Well it’s a lovely place, especially with the wise provision for limited lawn-mowing, but it strikes me that the “moat” kind of got away from you there…


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