1155 N River Blvd
Wichita, KS 67203
 Status: Active
 MLS Number: 527777
 Price: $3,500,000
 County: Sedgwick
 Type: Single Family OnSite Blt
 Bedrooms: 16
 Full Baths: 14
 Half Baths: 2
 Total Baths: 16.00
 Garage: 2
 Year Built: 1888
 Square Feet: 11404
 Acreage: 1.1319


The Historic Campbell Castle was built from 1886 to 1888 by Colonel Burton Harvey Campbell and his wife Ellen, and is reportedly an authentic reproduction of a Richardsonian Romanesque Scottish Castle. The Castle and adjacent Carriage House boast approximately 15,000 square feet of living and mechanical spaces and approximately two acres of landscaped grounds and is beautifully nestled on the banks of the Little Arkansas River adjacent to the nearby city parks. It is listed on the Local, State, and National Registers of Historical Places. Exuding romantic and historical intrigue, this fascinating property combines centuries old architecture with luxurious, modern day conveniences to make it a truly priceless property. The Castle boasts numerous structural antiques which were originally imported from Europe by Colonel Campbell, including fireplaces, hand carved fretwork, German stained glass, and the 300 year old Grand Staircase and arched dining room window which were imported from London. This majestic hand carved staircase is adorned with the original carbide gas fired bronze Spanish Chevalier lamps which are affixed to the newel posts. The carriage house houses 3 of the 14 guest rooms, an office, and a 1300 square foot second floor(former hayloft) owners' apartment complete with cedar beamed vaulted ceilings and original native limestone walls. Both buildings present a total of 14 guest rooms, all with private bathrooms. Six of the bedrooms feature in room 2 person whirlpool tubs and 12 of the 14 bedrooms have fireplaces. The castle kitchen features a 12 burner Wolf commercial stove with 2 convection ovens, 2 double door stainless steel refrigerators, commercial dishwasher and stainless steel countertops. The formal dining room, solarium, and coffee bar offer a variety of seating options for dining and relaxation pleasure. A carpeted 1000 square foot meeting space area occupies approximately half of the lower level of the castle and includes a wet bar and refrigerator and an adjacent half bath. The original antique limestone walls add an old world ambiance to the space. The south Porte Cochere porch of the Castle is a captivating area for conversation and relaxation. There are three balconies on the second floor of the Castle. The sixth level of the main turret is an open rooftop area which presents beautiful vista views of the Little Arkansas River and the surrounding Wichita skyline.

13th Street and River Blvd. South to home
Elementary School:  Riverside
Middle School:Marshall
High School:North

Acreage Range: 1.01 - 5 Acres
Age: 81+ Years
Architecture: Other/See Remarks
Basement: Yes - Finished
Basement / Foundation: Day Light, Partial
Basement Finish: 1/2 Bath, 2 Bedroom, Bsmt Laundry, Bsmt Wet Bar, Bsmt Wine Cellar
Bedrooms Ag: 14
Cooling: Heat Pump, Water Cooled
Currently Rented: No
Dining Area: Formal
Dom: 599
Exterior Amenities: Balcony, Guttering, Sidewalks, Sprinkler System
Exterior Construction: Masonry-Stone
Flood Insurance: Unknown
Frontage: Paved Frontage
Garage: Detached
General Taxes: 13417.73
Heating: Heat Pump
Interior Amenities: Decorative Fireplace, Fireplace Doors/Screens, Hardwood Floors
Laundry: Basement
Levels: Other
Lot Description: Irregular
Lot Size Sqft: 49,306
Other Rooms: Foyer, Library
Ownership: Individual
Property Type: Single Family OnSite Blt
Proposed Financing: Conventional
Roof: Slate
Sqft Ag: 9498
Sqft Bf: 1906
Tot Heat Sqft: 11404
Total Specials: 4.88
Utilities: Natural Gas, Public Water, Sewer
Warranty: No Warranty Provided
Year Built: 1888
Yearly Specials: 4.88

          Dining Room21.0015.00315Wood
          Living Room20.0016.00320Wood
          Master Bedroom20.0020.00400Wood Laminate

Listing provided courtesy of J.P. Weigand & Sons New Homes.

The data relating to real estate on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of the South Central Kansas MLS, Inc. and includes listings held by other brokerage firms. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed, and should be independently verified. All properties subject to prior sale, change, or withdrawal. Neither listings broker(s) nor Art Busch shall be responsible for typographical errors, misinformation, misprints, and shall be held totally harmless. Listing information is provided for the consumer’s personal, non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties the consumer may be interested in purchasing. ©2018 South Central Kansas MLS, Inc. All rights reserved.

Listing updated 10/16/2018 5:00:05 AM