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An ammunition dump, ripe for conversion
21st of April 2014
ammunitions dump for sale
Former munitions store, Brittania Way, Priddy's Hard, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4FZ
Price £35,000 - £45,000

Gosport Munitions Dump For Sale
Originally part of Priddy's Hard, the Royal Navy Munitions Store in Gosport, this substantial building extends to around 3,000 sq.ft. (279 sq.m.) and could have potential for any number of ventures (subject to planning permission). The area known as Priddy's Hard was once a fortified fort and then became an armaments depot for the Royal Navy and British Army. For some two hundred years it has been a restricted-access site but is now being redeveloped with new housing. This building is one of the ammo dumps and is set in a pleasant, overgrown wooded location. It is currently up for auction and interested parties are being invited to contact the auctioneers to view it. more

Be snug and secure in a converted WW2 bunker
30th of September 2013
WW2 bunker for sale
Trengothal Farm, St Levan, Penzance
Price £275,000

Penzance Bunker
Here's a great chance to own a unique piece of British history. Built in 1942, this World War II bunker which once used to protect our shores from enemies lay derelict for decades until a five year project transformed it into a unique Cornish bungalow. Inside a 23ft open plan living area, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a wet room benefit from purpose built sun tubes ensuring that this windowless bunker, has ample natural light. Situated in St Levan on the cliffs of Land’s End, it comes complete with a large garden, driveway, garage and shed and there's 360 degree panoramic views from the property's grassy roof overlooking Sennen Churchtown, St Levan and distant sea views from all angles. more

A martello tower with unrivalled views of the English Channel
10th June 2013
martello tower for sale
The Warren, Wear Bay Road, Folkestone, CT19
Guide price £500,000

Martello Tower Folkestone
Martello towers were built during the Napoleonic Wars (between 1804 and 1812) as coastal defences against threat of foreign invasion and of the 103 towers built, only 45 remain, many of which are in ruins. This Grade II listed Martello Tower, located in Folkestone, is one of the few that have been converted with the majority of renovation work completed giving the new purchasers the opportunity to finish the internal renovation to their own style and specification. The three bedroom property is arranged over four floors and on the top floor there's an open plan lounge area with panoramic 360 degree views across the English Channel (France is visible in clear weather). It is set in a good sized plot which boasts an underground garage / workshop which could have a number of uses. All in all, a unique building, a unique opportunity and a unique location. more

The sky's the limit with this unconverted airfield control tower
27th of August 2012
unconverted airfield control tower for sale
Former Airfield Control Tower, Berriewood Farm, Condover, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7BY

Unconverted Control Tower
Situated on a former training airfield, this unique development project comprises of a control tower, fire engine shed, a multi-purpose studio and outbuilding, all set on 14.45 acres of land. There's planning permission for converting the control tower into a three storey house with roof garden, for converting the outbuilding into a gym and for erecting a large barn to provide stabling, tack room, storage and further ancillary accommodation. There are impressive views across the adjoining countryside, and Shrewsbury is approximately six miles south. This unique property would be the ideal project for a horse loving family looking for a work / live equestrian centre. more

Cold war hot property
20th of February 2012
former US government missile base
Atlas F Missile Base, Adironack Mountains, NY17, USA
Five lots with total price $1,760,000
Missile Base For Sale
If you're looking for privacy, security and originality, look no further. One of the US government Atlas F missile bases, is up for sale and has to be one of the most unique real estate properties you could own. On offer is a 2000 sq. ft. log cabin home with an open floor plan, a large garage and a wrap around porch which hides the underground structure entryway.  The underground structure, once the old launch control centre, has been converted to a 2300 sq. ft. 2-story (3 bedroom, 2 bath) luxury home with fiber optic lighting and a contemporary finished interior.  A tunnel connects to the nine floor high silo which has over 20,000 sq ft of space.  The house sits in over 19 acres of grounds with breathtaking mountain views in a forest setting within the Adirondack State Park.  Also included is a 2050' FAA approved runway and more land is available by negotiation. There's so much to this property, a thousand words couldn't do it justice. A dream pad for all survivalists and wannabe James Bonds. more

Proceed direct, you're cleared to land in this converted airfield control tower
19th of December 2011
converted airfield control tower for sale
The Control Tower, Claythmore, Perthshire PH1 1NW
Guide price £1,750,000

Converted Control Tower
Situated on a former training airfield, The Control Tower is an out of the ordinary conversion. What was once an airfield control tower is in the process of being transformed to a stunning four storey contemporary home with open plan living areas, a dramatic sun room with a roof terrace and feature 'glass boxes' in the drawing room and master suite which will provide stunning views over the Perthshire hills. The current spec is of the highest standard with state of the art fixtures but as it is not yet built, the purchaser of this cutting edge property will still have a flexible degree of personal input for the interior finishings. If you think this piece of aviation history is for you, check your flight plan, proceed direct and glide right in. more

Could this be Blofeld's new country retreat?
6th of June 2011
former government nuclear bunker
Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie, Perthshire, PH6 2AB
Price £400,000
Nuclear Bunker For Sale
Bring out your inner James Bond with this former nuclear bunker, one of the last and most technologically advanced structures built in relation to the Cold War threat. Originally designed to accommodate up to 150 people, the bunker had dormitories, a hospital, a workshop, a large kitchen, and even a BBC recording studio. It is served by an impressive array of life support systems, from air filtration plants, backup generators and water storage tanks and would suit a wide range of potential uses (subject to planning) from a secure data facility, to an archive store, from a wine vault to even a Bond villains new country retreat! more


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