In 1840 the owners Mukachevo–Chinadievskaya dominii counts of Schoenborn in the Beregvar tract are building a wooden house-a summer residence, and in 1890 they built it in its place romantic castle neo-Renaissance style. The design of the Palace has a unique symbolism. The components of the astronomical year are taken as a basis. The number of Windows is equal to the number of days in the year rooms number of weeks, and the front door – the number of months.
The Villa is similar in architectural style to Frenchcastles of the time of Louis XIV. Before us is an architectural masterpiece that fits seamlessly into the landscape and nature. Towers and chimneys of various shapes give the openwork composition of the castle. One of the towers crowns the castle chapel with a bell, the second, in the North-Eastern part of the Palace, resembles a tower Over в Mukachevo castle. The walls of the South tower are decorated with chimes
The interior of the castle has also been preserved. If you go inside, you can walk on the wooden steps that went to the Schoenborns. On the ceiling you can see an amazing chandelier in the form of a female figure made of deer antlers. Once these chandeliers were called Meloni. The castle also has an authentic fireplace.Austria-Hungary.
Beregvar castle is located in the center of a magnificent English Park. Here are collected not only those trees that are found in the region, but also various exotics. There are about 40 species of rare plants, including canadian spruce, boxwood, Japanese cherry, Catalpa, rosebush, and others. All this, perfectly combined, complements and emphasizes the beauty of the natural landscape, successfully selected for the construction of the castle. The pond in the Park followed the borders of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. A water with sources, located near the lake, attributed to anti-aging properties.
At the time, Beregvar castle was interested in one of the main ideologists of Nazism, Hermann Goering. In 1939 he tried to buy the estate and even negotiated with the government about it Augustine Voloshin.
Although Beregvar castle does not have a very ancient history, it also has its own mysterious history. When the owner of the castle was a very jealous count Schoenborn. He always suspected his wife of adultery, although she was faithful and gave no reason for suspicion. Every time he went hunting, he thought that at this time his wife was cheating on him, so very quickly returned nothing vpoluvavshi, trying to find his wife in the arms of a lover. I met the count once Gypsy, who asked him to guess. The count asked the Gypsy if his wife was cheating on him. She suggested that he check out his woman on fidelity rock, which was located near the castle. If a woman comes down from this rock unharmed, she is faithful. The count told his wife about it. She agreed to pass this test. Despite the considerable risk to her life, she was not afraid and descended from the cliff unharmed. But after that, she fell out of love with the count, who had so easily put her life at risk, and left him forever. After the death of the Countess, her Ghost has taken up residence in the castle and wanders its corridors scaring visitors.
Today Beregvar castle has been located since 1946 sanatorium «Carpathians». The sanatorium specializes in the treatment of diseases of the nervous system, metabolism and cardiovascular system. The resort can be reached by rail. Nearby is the station “Sanatorium of the Carpathians” built in the days when the castle was owned by the Schoenborns. The station is like a small fairy-tale castle. From it to the territory of the sanatorium over the highway stretches a pedestrian bridge.
In the middle of the XX century in the sanatorium “Carpathians” rested famous American artist Rockwell Kent, who was struck by the beauty of the Carpathian nature and the elegance of the architecture of the Palace. Once the artist said that it is impossible to live in Transcarpathia and not be an artist.
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