A refurbished former gun emplacement in Felpham offers beautiful seafront views
When it comes to providing the best sea view across the West Sussex coastline a former World War II gun emplacement would be hard to beat.
Built to give the clearest possible sight of a potential invading army from the sea or the air, The Gun Post’s unique selling point is its strategic location, giving a panoramic waterfront view which also goes inland to the South Downs. The gun emplacement was built in 1941 to protect Britain against Hitler’s forces. The guns were removed in 1945, and the land lay derelict until the 1980s when the emplacement was incorporated into a new residential home. The threebedroom Gun Post is now on the market after being extensively refurbished by hotelier and entrepreneur Peter de Savary.
“The first things people notice about The Gun Post are its
forward to enjoying the very best of south coast living as well as their own lasting piece of British history.”
The property is accessed through remote controlled electronic gates leading to a landscaped courtyard and driveway through to the garage.
Felpham village itself is only a few hundred metres away – which has its own history as the