Read the article about a family castle and answer the questions.
My name is Will, and our family decided that we all wanted to live together, so we looked online. We eventually found a castle we could buy. There are 20 of us altogether, including my aunts, uncles and grandparents, and we all have a room each. The castle is huge - it takes about ten minutes to walk from one side to the other. It's really cold inside the castle, especially in winter. My gran wears a coat inside as it's so cold. We had no heating at first and only one toilet when we moved in either!
When I lived in Manchester, the shops and the school were very near. Here at the castle, the nearest village is 10 minutes away, and it takes 30 minutes to get to the nearest town to do our weekly shopping. At first, I took the bus to school, but it took too long. Now my mum takes me there as she has just got a job at the school.
The best thing about living in the castle is that there is a lot of space - I can ride my bicycle all day on our large ground. I don't play online games as much as I did. We now have heating and bathrooms along with a modern kitchen, so things are much better than they were. I love living in a castle with my whole family, and I hope to stay here for a long time.
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