A mountainside fairytale tower is on sale for just £215,000 – less than the price of a one-bedroom London flat.
The 150-year-old roundhouse fit for a princess was built by an eccentric doctor to be the entrance to his grand estate in Pontypridd, South Wales.
But Dr William Price neither owned the land or had permission to build the two circular towers – and they became private homes, reports the South Wales Evening Post.
Now house hunters looking to own a piece of history can buy the home in Pontypridd for less than a one bedroom London flat – and it even comes with its own courtyard.
Poky one bedroom apartments in the capital typically cost around £250,000.
The house boasts circular rooms, a lounge with stone fireplace, a spiral staircase, leaded windows set into the curved walls and three bedrooms.
The first floor rooms of the house have access to a raised rear garden and there is also a rear courtyard, garage and utility room on the grounds of the property.
Dr Price was an eccentric who is best known for his role in the creation of the 1902 Cremation Act after he tested the legality of cremation in the courts.
In 1884, he burnt the body of his infant son, due to his neo-druidic beliefs that burial would pollute the ground with death.
He then successfully argued that the law did not prohibit the burning of corpses, and paved the way for the groundbreaking act.
Wales’ first crematorium is a short distance from the property in Glyntaff, Pontypridd.
A Blue Plaque, used to represent historic properties, is included on the walls of the home.
A spokesman for estate agent Dylan Davies said: “The property was to form the gateway to his envisaged museum of Welsh Life. Whilst the museum did not materialise, this distinctive property was still completed. It is unique.”
Dr Price, who died aged 92, was also an ardent Welsh nationalist, one of Britain’s youngest ever fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons, an early proponent of co-operative health care and a prominent Chartist.