The oaks castle is one of the south's best kept secrets. Situated on 22 prime residential and commercial acres in johnson city, tn, the 14,200 square foot main house was built in 1922 by italian artisans for tn supreme court special judge thaddeus (thad) cox. The oaks castle was handcrafted of stone and brick and reflects the italian architectural design of the famous biltmore house, america's largest home, in asheville, nc. The oaks castle is a one of a kind five level structure of impeccable eloquence. The ground level of the oaks castle consists of a grand hall with ceiling high windows, a sunroom with curved glass and an ornate fireplace, a dining room seating up to 20 guests, a den with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen with eating nook, a library with built-in shelves, and three restrooms. The second level is equipped as a physician's office and suitable for up to 5 bedrooms. It is accessible by 2 sets of stairs and a personal elevator. The third level is a large office suite and previously served as living quarters. The fourth or top level has a tower with a 360 degree, panoramic view of nearby buffalo mountain. The lower level is comprised of a full sized bsmt, a wine cellar, storage and office space. A stone carriage house has been improved and is being used as an exercise room and spa. A cozy, brick guest house with 3 bedrooms stands near the back of the property. The grounds consists of 22 beautiful acres of exquisitely landscaped gardens, stone walls, walkways, decorative mill stones, stands of trees, a fountain, and lawns. The entrance from s. Roan st. Leads through a wrought iron entry and security gate, up a shaded, winding drive which circles a small garden area before passing under a covered portico to the main door. The castle was originally used as a residence and was converted to a physician's office. The property has excellent commercial potential and could be converted to multifamily housing. The therapy center does not convey currently.