Cash-Strapped Cage Selling Bavarian Castle
If you think you're having a hard time selling your home, imagine being actor Nicolas Cage.
Cage, 45, has put his dilapidated 500-year-old Bavarian Castle -- Scholss Neidstein -- up for sale in Etzelwang, Germany.
Apparently, even though Cage can command millions of dollars for a movie, money's tight for the Oscar Winning actor.
"Due to the difficult economic situation, unfortunately, I was no longer able to keep it," Cage told German celebrity weekly Bunte. "Even if Neidstein castle is no longer in my possession, it will always have a firm place in my memory."
Cage -- whose grandmother is from Germany -- purchased the 11th century castle in 2006 for $2.6 million dollars and hoped to use it as a retreat, but rarely goes there.
The 9,688-square-foot castle has 28 rooms including 10 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. It also comes with a massive 400 acres of forest , meadows and fields. But buyer beware: apparently the castle is a real fixer-upper and needs extensive renovations, including fixes to its leaky roof.
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But don't feel too sorry for Cage. He also owns a Midford Castle in England and an island in the Bahamas.
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