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Castle, Manor House or Farm House?

Castle, Manor House or Farm House?

Information about the classification castle, manor house or farmhouse. Surely you must have asked yourself by which criteria we sorted the listing of manor houses and castles.

Castle or Manor House


Two new castle-calendars 2018

Two new castle-calendars 2018

Informations & ordering

Calendars 2018


Manor House Alt Schönau

The Alt Schönau manor was originally owned by Scönow family. A part of it belonged to the von Flotow family and later the von Hahn family in Basedow




At the beginning of the 17th century, Schönow pledged their shares to the von Blücher family. After the Thirty Years’ War, the property was passed on from hand to hand: 1659 Kurt Behr, 1667 Friedrich von Lehsten, 1684 Hinrich von Erlenkamp, the von Voss family starting in 1726, 1899 Ferdinand Meisenburg, one year later Friedrich Kolz, and afterwards Alfred Wegener. The last owner, who held the property between 1912 and 1945, was the farmer Ernst Piek.

The manor house, a plastered brick building, was built at the end of the 18th century. After 1945, it was used as a kindergarten, municipal office, and as a farmhouse. 

Today, holiday apartments can be rented in the manor house.


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