Haile Sand Fort For Sale

Guide Price Reduced

Exclusive Advance Notice to Unique Property Bulletin Readers…

Offers Over £99,000.

Was originally guided at £250,000

1 Haile Sands Fort Photo Steve Fareham
Haile Sand Fort, Humber Estuary

Photograph Courtesy of Steve Fareham

This genuinely unique place is now for sale. Haile Sand Fort is one of two such defensive structures at the Humber Estuary (click here).

Haile Sands Fort. Photo Attribution From Mr Mike Whittaker

The one for sale is Haile Sand; an off-shore fort built between 1915-18. Constructed from reinforced concrete and brick, clad with riveted steel armour plating so don’t lose your front door key as this will present a problem!

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For Special Auction Details Text The Phrase….

“HAILE SANDS FORT AUCTION BROCHURE”

and include either your email or home address in that….

Text To: 0737 833 8685

The auction details are being prepared. Unique Property Bulletin readers have special advance notice so as to arrange solicitors + due diligence + funding etc.

Offers Over £99,000.

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Location

Fairly central in the UK

Haile Sands Fort, Gayton Le Marsh, Tetney, Lincolnshire, DN36 4EZ

General access to Haile Sands Fort is via a timber and steel jetty. Exploring the internal elements of the fort, there is a circular tower on hexagonal base – balcony at sea level. Three further floors in brick to south-west, with basement and magazine below sea level. Topped off with an additional two storey observation tower. For a little inspiration of what you might manage to renovate this fascinating property into, have a look at what an amazing achievement has been made at Solent Forts. Their owner’s website can be studied: click here.

Please note, the owner REQUIRES any prospective buyer to contact her first before attempting to land on the fort and/or access the internal parts of this building.

1 Haile Sands Fort David Wright

Haile Sand Fort, Humber Estuary

Photograph Courtesy of David Wright

It is very rare for one of these man-made island properties to come onto the sale list and we are delighted to feature this particular gem, especially as the price has been reduced to a very tempting £99,000 due to a change in the owner’s circumstances.

This year, 2018 has been an interesting one as Unique Property Bulletin received a telephone call from a researcher working for this chap (lower left of photo)…

Robson Green Has Carved A New Career: Going Coastal

As in looking at unusual properties to live in by the coast. Next thing we knew is the chap who asked us for some interesting properties had popped this one into Robson’s current television series…

Robson Green At Haile Sands Fort

Our point? The old fort building naturally attracts interest. Were you to turn it into an island hotel then there would be a great deal of interest. Others have done this with great success (here).

Haile Sands Fort is clearly utilitarian in design, but it has an amazing location, and some truly beautiful sunsets to view. The middle floor at Haile Sand Fort has a group of three projecting turrets, the middle one supported on a cylindrical shaft with a row of shuttered windows beneath a flat roof.

Haile Sands Fort Photo Attribution From Mr Steve Parrott

The approaches to the River Humber have been guarded by this fort with gun batteries and anti-submarine nets of steel mesh stretched between them across the mouth of the estuary (now removed). Originally Haile Sand Fort had full amenities for a garrison. It is believed that 40,000 tons of concrete and steel went into the construction, at a cost of around £1,500,000. Haile Sand Fort was constantly manned during both world wars, and often under attack from aircraft and submarine. The army left in 1956, but the fort was still manned until the early 1960’s.

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EXCELLENT VIDEO…

Contains semi-naked men.

Viewer discretion may be advised!!!

Click on the picture above to enjoy the video presentation.

Not too sure what our friends, the owner of Haile Sands Fort would say about the film above. It is certainly entertaining and interesting. More than that – for anyone contemplating the purchase of Haile Sands Fort, Unique Property Bulletin would HIGHLY RECOMMEND you watch the Conquering Haile Sands Fort video above. Though if you happen to visit the fort yourself, PLEASE do NOT climb up the sides of the fort, Please contact ourselves (here) and we shall make best efforts to arrange for you to have access through a ‘normal’ front door. 

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Haile Sands Fort At Low Tide

Check out how shallow the water can get by looking at the sand-to-fort access ladder heights.

You can see how low the water can get towards ebb-tide. A very easy false sense of security that can happen on tidal islands. Hence the video clip at 4 minutes 38 seconds into NikkPow’s brilliant piece on Youtube, and the scary bit that Barmy Ben encountered: Click here.

Thanks guys – by far the best Youtube video adventure for a long time. BUT the owner was very concerned about unauthorised access and self endangerment.

PLEASE NOTE, FURTHER PERMISSION MUST BE GIVEN BY THE OWNER TO ENTER UPON THE FORT OR STRUCTURE AT THIS TIME.

YOU MUST OBTAIN PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM THE OWNERS BEFORE ACCESSING HAILE SANDS FORT. THE OWNER DOES NOT CONSENT TO RANDOM UNAUTHORISED VISITS.

An alternate film with a fly over by an aerial drone shows a different perspective of this Lincolnshire landmark…

Click on the picture above to enjoy the video presentation.

Location: Haile Sands Fort, Gayton Le Marsh, Tetney, Lincolnshire, DN36 4EZ

Guide: Offers over £250,000 Now offers over £99,000.

Further Details TEXT: 0737 833 8685.

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For Special Auction Details Text The Phrase….

“HAILE SANDS FORT AUCTION BROCHURE”

and include either your email or home address in that….

Text To: 0737 833 8685

The auction details are being prepared. Unique Property Bulletin readers have special advance notice so as to arrange solicitors + due diligence + funding etc.

Offers Over £99,000.

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Old Archived Details For Future Reference: Click Here

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