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Very unusual and worth the short trip just to see

This is a very unusual home which is worth the little effort it takes to drive by and see. The... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Greensboro, North Carolina
Interesting Castle Home

This is a relatively small house made to look like a castle. It is semi-secluded, and has no... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
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  • Terrible4%
9 Mar 2018
“Did a drive by. ”
19 Oct 2017
“Very unusual and worth the short trip just to see”
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705 Gimghoul Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3814
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The Google gps address is all wrong. Go past that house to the end of the street. There is a U shaped driveway. We drove in and took some photos. Worth a look.

8  Thank Linda F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a very unusual home which is worth the little effort it takes to drive by and see. The kids will enjoy seeing a "real" castle.

1  Thank Jcox7483
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a relatively small house made to look like a castle. It is semi-secluded, and has no trespassing signs all around to so you cannot get close to it. It is very close to the college so would be worth a fun pic or...More

8  Thank Corvette_Rob
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Original address is not exactly correct. You have to go until the street ends at the end of the neighborhood, then follow the gravel road. There are no trespassing signs and private property signs posted on the trees along the actual driveway to the castle...More

4  Thank tsaylor79
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It is in he middle of some very nice real estate......on a private road.......with interesting architecture. The stories surrounding this castle add to its drama. It is worth a minute visit.

1  Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

It was a little hard to find as it is unmarked. You have to go to the end of the street and actually drive down the driveway. Very cool castle though in the middle of a quite neighborhood.

4  Thank lsan2015
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We rode all thru this neighborhood and could NOT find it! Beautiful homes .... Really huge homes... in this neighborhood, but no castle!

1  Thank SKC60
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I had read an article on this place and knew I had to visit while I was in town. The castle is said to be the headquarters of a secret society composed mostly of male students UNC Chapel Hill. The order is said to have...More

13  Thank Sburris65
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I don't think one can go inside, but I sure know all those who visit me are impressed with the outside of the castle. Everyone wants their photo taken at Gimghoul Castle.

4  Thank carolinanorte
Reviewed 15 March 2016

You can't go inside Gimghoul Castle unless you are a member - and no one except the members know who they are! But it's fun to drive up to the grounds and take photos of the castle. The grounds could be better kept - more...More

1  Thank jainsea
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Gentry B
13 March 2018|
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Response from Sburris65 | Reviewed this property |
this isn't really an attraction that is open to the public. You can drive up the driveway and take pictures but that is about all you can do. It isn't open for guests.
16 January 2018|
Response from Sburris65 | Reviewed this property |
When researching this I could not find where you could. Maybe if you belong to the organization that owns it but otherwise this is pretty much not open to the public.
Penny W
4 April 2016|
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Response from Corvette_Rob | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the public can access it.