From derelict defence fort to luxury let: Tower built to protect Britain during the Napoleonic Wars is transformed into a swanky holiday home

From derelict defence fort to luxury let: Tower built to protect Britain during the Napoleonic Wars is transformed into a swanky holiday home
 

An austere brick tower built to defend Britain during the Napoleonic Wars before being left derelict for 150 years has been transformed into a luxury holiday let.
The 30-foot-high miniature fort was erected to overlook Suffolk’s shoreline in 1808 along with 102 others on the east coast in a bid to ward off any potential French invasion.
But now - thanks to a ten-year renovation - it is a three-bedroom contemporary property being marketed as a bolt-hole for holidaymakers who pay up to £3,500 a week.  
Marketed on the website Unique Home Stays, the rental is described as a 'unique escape like... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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