Mr Wakefield, Yorkshire
Everyone at Blundells has been proactive, kept me informed at all times, and were a great source of valuable advice. Outstanding!
This property is available for sale at auction.
Offering the buyer a unique opportunity to purchase a piece of British Naval history with panoramic sea views and only sea birds and boats for neighbours. The post was built sometime between 1915 and 1918 to protect Britain’s east coast from the Germans during WWI and one of two such defensive structures at the Humber Estuary. It was also manned during WWII. The army left in 1956, with the fort still manned until the early 1960s. It cost an estimated £1.5 million to build, with around 40,000 tons of concrete and steel used in the construction. Haile Sands Fort is utilitarian in design, a circular tower on hexagonal base with a balcony at sea level along with a timber and steel jetty. The fort sits in a stunning location with coastal, sea and sunset views. This historic fort building now requires a complete overhaul if you wanted to make it habitable, naturally properties like this attracts local and national interest. Were you to turn the fort into an island hotel or air B&B style residence then there would be a great deal of interest from likely guests and visitors. For buyers inspiration as to future use you only have a look at the astounding achievement that has been made with similar offshore properties like Spitbank Fort in the Solent or the long term proposed plans for the The Maunsell fort in the Thames Estuary off the Kent coast. Alternatively every English man and woman’s home is his or hers castle and on this occasion it truly could be
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Blundells Are Pleased To Offer For Sale By Public Auction On : Thursday, 01 November 2018 at 01:00 pm
Double Tree by Hilton, Chesterfield Road South, Sheffield, S8 8BW
Lot Number : 20
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