Just off the coast of Milford Haven in Wales, lies Stack Rock Fort, a 19th century fort on a private island now for sale – and it costs less than a one-bedroom London flat at £400,000. See property details on Zoopla or browse all our range of properties in Stack Rock Fort, Stack Rock Fort, Milford Haven SA73. Good luck with the dome. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. This is Stack Rock Fort, an abandoned fort just off the coast in Milford Haven, West Wales. They are from 1" to 2.5" thick and very detailed. Any concept you might have of modifying it from what it was into something you might like would by endlessly stymied. , updated Thats now been corrected. Located off the coast of Milford Haven, south Wales, Stack Rock Fort has an interesting history. Stack Rock Fort, off the coast of Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire, is being billed as an “amazing opportunity to own a real piece of history.” Stack Rock Fort, about 800 yards off the west Wales coast near Milford Haven, is for sale for £150,000. It sits in around two acres of land on the west coast of Guernsey just 150 metres from the shore and offers spectacular sea views. There are 101 active homes for sale in Oak Harbor, WA, which spend an average of 48 days on the market. Take a full tour here . Stack Rock Fort will set you back Â£400,000 (roughly US$535,000), Stack Rock Fort is located off the coast of South Wales, UK, Though originally proposed by Thomas Cromwell back in 1539, the fort was actually built in 1852, Stack Rock Fort served as one of a chain of forts meant to protect the coast from the threat of an invasion from France under Napoleon III, The circular fort takes up most of the barren rock island it sits upon, Rightmove describes the building's current state as "uninhabitable" and by a look at the photos, it'll require a, Stack Rock Fort is also a historically protected building so there are all kinds of potential planning pitfalls for a renovation, It was reportedly manned by up to 150 men and armed with 16 guns in its heyday – so living space shouldn't be too much of an issue, Though originally proposed by Thomas Cromwell back in 1539, the fort was  built  in 1852, The building is clearly in a dilapidated state. It was eventually built in 1852 and served in a chain of fortifications to protect against invasion from France under Napoleon III. She has kept her finger on the pulse and made things happen to help ensure a conclusion to the sale despite various difficulties that arose. Long disused, the dilapidated building is about to start a new chapter as it's now on the market. Via Purple Bricks. In 2015, it was put up for sale for £150,000. Although it's been abandoned and neglected, its ancient bones have major potential. It will add an array of colors, ranging from grey and blue to pink and purple. Stack Rock was one of a chain of forts designed to defend Britain and the Royal Naval Dockyard at Pembroke Dock. Could they be dream homes or commercial ventures with a difference? Stack Rock Fort Sited on a small island off the coast of Pembrokeshire, Stack Rock Fort has all the making of a personal fortress. It was again listed for sale in 2015, this time for £150,000, but it proved to be a tricky place to sell. "Protected" and "UK" will kill the concept of buying it for most sane people. The unusual property is in desperate need of renovation but has bags of architectural charm, with a circular outside wall that sits right on the edge of the sea and offers views across the Milford Haven coast. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. The circular structure takes up a good chunk of the barren island it gets its name from. A couple of years ago this was for sale for a third of the current asking price. Stack Rock Fort is on sale for £400,000 (Photo: Reading Tom/Flickr) A private island complete with a 19th century fort is on sale – for less than the price of a one-bed flat in London . I think that would be a cool place to live. The average cost of buying a home in London is £471,944 and the average cost in Wales is £152,999, according to the UK Land Registry. Located off the coast of Milford Haven, south Wales, Stack Rock Fort has an interesting history. For the first time since it was built 160 years ago, Fort Richmond is up for sale. I had the privilege of gaining permission to land on Stack Rock Fort to get some pictures and video recently. The former military outpost was built between 1850 and 1852 and has been left completely untouched since 1859. Visit Primelocation.com for property details Stack Fort Rock About 800 yards off the West Wales coast near Milford Haven, this fortified island went on the market for £150,000 in the summer … Making it habitable would likely cost a million pounds sterling in fees, not counting labor or construction material costs. Only the imaginative should apply. This property is located at Stack Rock Fort, South Hook Road, Gelliswick, Milford Haven SA73 3RU. Browse our Washington farms and ranches for sale, view photos and contact an agent today! Although Stack Rock Fort is a designated Scheduled Monument, planning permission shouldn't be an issue, so long as the new owner retains the building's important architectural elements. 12:12 GMT 06 Jun 2018 The median price of Washington farms and ranches for sale is $208,000. The combined value of all Washington land for sale is around $1 billion and includes nearly 200,000 acres of Washington land for sale in the state. Then, start the refurbishment. In 2005 it … Stack Rock Fort was first put up for sale in 1932, at which time it sold for £160. Adam scours the globe from his home in Spain in order to bring the best of innovative architecture and sustainable design to the pages of New Atlas. Sales agent Purplebricks says the privately-owned, derelict site has 'unbelievable scope for development'. Rightmove describes the building's current state as "uninhabitable" and judging from the photos, it'll require more than just a lick of paint to get it up to scratch. South Hook Road has 10 houses on it with an average current value of £410,358, compared to an average property value of £160,393 for SA73. The round sizes are perfect for your stream beds because of its river rock appearance, and the natural shine when wet, while the 3/8" Clean Crushed makes a great pathway material. It is a well-known local landmark for locals and visitors to the area, and consistently excites the imagination of … Article by Urbanist, filed under Houses & Residential in the Architecture category. A HISTORIC fort off the Welsh coast that helped defend Britain from the French may now be turned into a waterpark as it goes on sale for £295,000. English statesman Thomas Cromwell originally proposed a fort on the site back in 1539, shortly before losing his head to Henry VIII. I think it has potential. Disarmed in 1929, it was first placed on the market in 1932 and sold for £160. The price for the private island fort isn't too bad either, at £400,000 (US$535,000), or less than half the cost of that 91-inch London home we featured back in February – though admittedly the skinny London pad doesn't require residents to take a boat or helicopter trip to shore each time they forget to buy the milk. 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Stack Rock Fort is For Sale With FBM Estate Agents THIS PROPERTY IS OFFERED BY UNCONDITIONAL AUCTION TERMS. If I had the money, I would go for it. A HISTORIC fort off the Welsh coast that helped defend Britain from the French may now be turned into a waterpark as it goes on sale for £295,000. Fort Montgomery is For Sale With Adirondack Country Homes Realty Fort Montgomery Island Estates One of a Kind - Life Time Opportunity Imagine owning a real historical fort! It's also a Grade II listed historically-protected building so there are all kinds of potential planning permission pitfalls for would-be residents. This rather unusual home – a former 19 th century fort – sits on its very own private island just off Pembroke Dock, and provides an incredible opportunity for its new owners to create a truly unique renovation property. 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Over 280,000 people receive our email newsletter. The extent of the scheduled monument is shown on the map attached. Stack Rock Fort, off the coast of Milford Haven in Pembrokeshire, was built to defend Britain from an invasion from France's Napoleon III. Stack Rock Fort is designated as a Scheduled Monument, reference number PE334, see description attached. Wales Online reports that it was manned by up to 150 men at a time in its heyday and that the interior includes canon rooms and sleeping quarters, so living space shouldn't be an issue. A HISTORIC fort in the middle of the Milford Haven waterway is once again up for auction. Stack Rock Fort was built in 1852 as part of the fortifications for Milford Haven Harbour. It stands alone on rocks 700m from the shore with commanding views out to the Irish Sea. Rainbow Rock is a very popular decorative rock from Montana. Over time, it lost its military significance and it is now a spectacular ruin in one of the most idyllic parts of the Welsh countryside. Stack Rock Fort, which was built between 1850 and 1852, is up for sale, after previously being listed in 2015 by the private owner who failed to find a buyer. The latest: Stack Rock Fort, a 19th-century military outpost off the coast of Milford Haven, Wales, is up for sale by real estators Purple Bricks, and boy is she a sight for sore eyes. 'Previous owners have asked about the potential to turn the fort in to a commercial residence with links to the main land,' it says. Craig, Hadlow Castle, Tonbridge LandWatch has 98 farms and ranches for sale in Washington. 01:59 GMT 07 Jun 2018. See the stories that matter in your inbox every morning. Made up of three floors with spiral staircases leading to each one, with cannon rooms, former sleeping quarters, the island provides a 360-degree view of the Haven waterway. Stack Rock Fort in the waterways near Milford Haven, West Wales has been listed as an "amazing opportunity to own a real piece of history". Simon Rushton For Mailonline Detached house for sale in Stack Rock Fort, Stack Rock Fort, Milford Haven SA73 from FBM. Of the 39 counties in Washington, Stevens County has the most rural property and land for sale. This is clearly not a project for the faint-hearted. The comments below have not been moderated, By Stack Rock Fort, Milford Haven. Homes for sale in Oak Harbor, WA have a median listing price of $377,450. £400,000 via Purple Bricks I agree that would be a great use. FOR SALE - Seattle, WA 2 - These stack stones come in panels 4" tall and lengths of 20",12"and 8". Stack Rock Fort is for sale via Purple Bricks and was last upgraded in 1859. It needs its 'rising damp' problem fixed, with the alleged climate change that could be difficult if it ever appears. I'd love to own it, if I had more than two nickels to rub together. English statesman Thomas Cromwell originally proposed a fort on the site back in … It's a historically protected property. Heck with a hotel. Portions remain of Fort Montgomery encompassing thousands of tons of gray limestone blocks for restoration! Stack Rock Fort, Pembrokeshire, Wales. No sign of it yet tho'! An island getaway has gone up for sale for £400,000. Mapping of designated assets in Wales is available online at . There are bigger drawbacks to this property than its isolation, though. Oh, and I'm guessing that's =low= tide when the pics were taken, right? Zillow has 1,404 homes for sale in Seattle WA. A small consignment of men also manned the fort during the World War I. Stack Rock was one of a chain of forts designed to defend Britain and the Royal Naval Dockyard at Pembroke Dock. In its prime, it was armed with 16 18-ton guns and manned by up to 150 men. Overall, the staff we dealt with made a difficult process as pleasant as is possible in the circumstance with good humour, efficiency and a genuine care for providing excellent customer service. The first floor accommodated a garrison of one officer and thirty men. The Grade-II listed Stack Rock Fort is on offer for the price of £295,000, via FBM Estate and Letting Agents’ website. First I'd add a jetty, then put a dome over the whole works. Built between 1850 and 1852, … Now decommissioned, the buildings are up for sale and are seeking new lives. Please note this fort is privately owned and access is not is not possible without the vendors permission. Still, for those looking for a post-apocalyptic bolthole, a unique residence, or even try and found their own island state, Stack Rock Fort has potential. Sea Fort for Sale: Buy a Massive Maritime Mansion in Britain. Zillow has 16 homes for sale in Winslow Barboursville matching. It would be my Armageddon bunker. 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