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******* Latest Addition – 17 August 17 *******

Shropshire Railway Station For Sale

Home & Income Arriving Soon

Coalport Station, Coalport, Telford, TF8 7JF

This former station house and two beautifully presented holiday railway carriages are set within grounds of over two acres. Originally the station for Coalport, the main building was opened in 1863.

Coalport Station, Coalport, Telford, TF8 7JF

Estate Agency Narrative:-

Station House: Hallway, Cloakroom/Boot Room, WC, Kitchen, 3 Reception Rooms, 2 Ground Floor Bedrooms (with shared En-Suite Shower WC), 3 First Floor Bedrooms, En-Suite WC, Family Bathroom/ WC. As well as a waiting room on the opposite platform currently used by the vendors as an office. Energy Rating: F.

Holiday Lettings – Railway Carriage Interior

There are also two luxuriously equipped self-catering railway carriages. For the current owner’s dedicated and helpful website, please visit…

www.coalportstation.com

Two railway standard goods vans are also included which are used as workshops /storage and two standard garden sheds used as bicycle storage and guest equipment.

Holiday Lettings – Railway Carriage Interior

Carriage 1: Open Plan Living / Kitchen / Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms, 1 En-Suite with Whirlpool bath/wc plus Family Shower Room/WC, Carriage 2: Lounge, Kitchen/Diner, 2 Bedrooms (both with en-suite Whirlpool baths and walk-in showers/wc).

Railway Carriage Interior – Comfortable & With Character

Grounds of over 2 acres: Maintained, with a lawned garden area to front and to sidings, as well as extensive wooded grounds with a woodland walk.

Inside The Main Station House Is First Class

Well worth inspecting.

Location: Coalport is a delightful village community adjoining the River Severn. This premier tourist area is at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Ironbridge Gorge. The modern day annoyances of main road traffic, train and overhead aircraft noise are joyfully absent.

The former Coalport Station West is situated two miles from the historic Iron Bridge and heritage museum tourist attractions. Telford town centre is five miles north and offers excellent facilities, including rail links and access to the M54. Birmingham is under an hour away with London and Manchester only a few hours’ travel by car/train.

This Diminutive Railway Building Is Our Favourite

You could quite happily write a website from such a nice place by the rails…

Railway Building Interior

If we hadn’t just found a near perfect location to write and produce Unique Property Bulletin, then this former station would be just the ticket.

A number of the museums are within easy walking distance of the property as are local inns, eateries, cycle and walking routes.

History of the Business: 14 years ago the present owners gave up their hectic business lives in London and bought Coalport Station. Although the station was closed in 1963 it had been lived in as a family home ever since.

Coalport Station. A Business + Income + Home

Definitely a unique property with a unique lifestyle

The current owners’ previous working lives had been involved with interior design of aircraft, autos, railways and clothing design.

They applied their knowledge and experience to restore the beauty of the station and develop a holiday letting business by bringing on site vintage Mark 1 Great Western Railway carriages and renovating the grounds. The original outside livery has been restored and the interiors renovated into modern luxury holiday accommodation.

Railway Carriage – Comfort & Style

The owners have marketed the carriages to guests who value the quiet, rural atmosphere found at the property and the history of the local area. The site embraces the past and present in a vintage setting. While guests enjoy the novelty of staying in a railway carriage they also appreciate the wildlife and woodland walk created and nurtured by the owners. This is a business with all the systems in place ready for a seamless transition to the new owners.

Railway Carriage – All Modern Conveniences

Coalport Station Holidays has been an extremely profitable and rewarding business for over 13 years and year on year profits have increased. This is an ideal opportunity to retain the current usage of Station House as a main family home with a unique profitable business. There could also be further potential to convert the main house for additional guest accommodation and develop the site further as full planning permission

Guide: £950,000

Location: Coalport Station, Coalport, Telford, TF8 7JF

Contact: Nick Tart Estate Agent – 01952 200255. Please mention you found this former railway station for sale in Unique Property Bulletin. This helps maintain the viability of our not-for-profit website. Thanks.

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******* Earlier Listing – 12th August 2017 *******

Underground Bunker – Now Sold!

ROC UKWMO Burscough

Photo courtesy of Mr Mark Dennison

With recent events (President Trump and North Korea), we have had several thousand extra website clicks and page views on our ROC UKWMO underground nuclear bunker pages. All of the UKWMO bunkers we have listed on our site in the past months, years and decades have been successfully sold, usually within a few weeks of being featured. Even though we are NOT an estate agency, this 100% sale result might account for why the owners of these unusual places get in touch with Unique Property Bulletin to ask if we can help sell theirs.

One such UKWMO owner got in touch with us directly a couple of weeks ago and asked us to help him sell his subterranean real estate. This bunker is known as ROC UKWMO Burscough. Well world events must be setting some folk off, as within 7 days this bunker has sold.

ROC UKWMO Burscough

Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Greenhalgh

Here at Unique Property Bulletin HQ we would prefer to be quickly vapourised, rather than live the end of days without beloved family and stuck underneath the ground in what is effectively a comfortable coffin with a kettle. Happy Days!

ROC UKWMO Burscough

Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Greenhalgh

Indeed, anyone thinking these old UKWMO bunkers may offer refuge from a multi megaton nuke might like to ponder the world map on that nice Mr Putin’s office wall.

Map of UKWMO Bunkers In The United Kingdom

AKA Mr Putin’s Dartboard

It is likely to have big red crosses marked on all the locations of these UKWMO bases and the co-ordinates plumbed into the various rockets at his disposal. Though an assumption President Putin might be the trigger is very unfair. He is qualified economist and whatever else the worldwide commentariat might suggest, the Russian leader is a very intelligent man of proven ability and one of the last people on Earth to set of a nuclear war.

Of all the candidates to press big red buttons, we would bet a million pounds it will not be Mr Putin. Meanwhile Donald J. Trump and the North Korean leader look to have twitchier trigger fingers. If we lose the bet and Vladimir does end up starting WW3, you can reach us at the big hole in the ground by John O’Groats to collect your winnings!

ROC UKWMO Burscough

Photo courtesy of Mr Ian Greenhalgh

At the Bulletin we’ve sold several of these underground bunkers. They don’t make these old ROC UKWMO anymore, though there are still a few about.

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Please note that UKWMO Burscough has now been sold – in a record 7 days!

Watch This Space

******* Earlier Listing – 27th July 2017 *******

Private Island & Lighthouses

Fabulous excuse to buy a boat (not included!). Guide for the island: £325,000

Little Ross Island, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4TR

Photos from the excellent Sea Kayak website

A nice article from Douglas Wilcox: Click Here

Little Ross Island, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4TR

Little Ross Island, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4TR

Lighthouse Kitchen, Little Ross Island.

Believe it or not, this current Unique Property Bulletin update about Little Ross Lighthouses is being written from a computer situated in near identical kitchen room to the one pictured above – in a near identical lighthouse layout – up at Noss Head Lighthouses!

 

Plans Courtesy of Google Maps

The Drawing Above Is For Guidance Only

Courtesy of Potterplans Ltd.

Little Ross Island, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4TR

For the online brochure:-

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******* Earlier Addition – 25th July 2017 *******

Watermill At Harrogate

Three Bedroom Contemporary Apartment: £250,000

The Watermill Apartment, Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate

The Watermill Apartment, Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5HL

The Watermill Apartment, Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5HL

The Watermill Apartment, Low Wath Road, Pateley Bridge, HG3 5HL

Photograph (c) 2017 Maigheach-gheal

Click Here For Online Brochure

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