News and Press
Below are a selection of features in which The Found has appeared. If you require any additional information on the property with a view to featuring in an editorial capacity, please contact Francesca Reed on +44 (0)1637 882049 or complete an image bank request
You Won´t Believe The Interiors That This Once Derelict Defence Tower is Hiding
Homes (nine.com.au) - November 2016
Way back in 1802, this brick defence tower was constructed to save British lives and ward off enemies. The Napoleonic wars were in full swing and the threat of a French invasion was ever present, so miniature forts like this were erected along the south coast.
14 Houses to book for New Year
House & Garden - October 2016
Still not sorted plans for New Year´s Eve? Don´t stay at home! Gather the family, call up friends and book one of these beautiful escapes to welcome 2017 in style. From seaside hideaways to grand castles, snap these places up quickly before they go!
Vacation in a British Battle Tower
Real Clear Life - October 2016
Unique Home Stays has swung open the doors of what it’s calling “The Found,” a Game of Thrones–style tower, originally built during the 1800s (i.e. the Napoleonic Wars) to defend England. But you won’t be sleeping on tiger-skin beds or feasting on wild boar: The English Heritage site has been completely gutted, modernised, and turned into a luxury getaway.
Tower Built to Defend Britain During the Napoleonic Wars is Converted to Luxury Holiday Home
The Sun - October 2016
The 30ft miniature fort was built to overlook Suffolk’s shoreline in 1808 to ward off any potential French invasions, along with 102 similar structures by the east coast.The austere brick tower – with masonry walls 10ft thick – lay empty and unused until the 21st century.
From Derelict Defence Fort to Luxury Let
Mail Online - October 2016
An austere brick tower built to defend Britain during the Napoleonic Wars before being left derelict for 150 years has been transformed into a luxury holiday let. The 30-foot-high miniature fort was erected to overlook Suffolk’s shoreline in 1808 in a bid to ward off any potential French invasion.But now, thanks to a ten-year renovation - it is a three-bedroom contemporary property.
The Found was originally built to defend Napoleonic forces in the 1800s and, after a stylish renovation, offers luxury self-catering accommodation with a difference. The Stack epitomises the true spirit of Cornwall. This engine house binds a classically Cornish Grade-II listed exterior together with vogueish interiors in a blissful marriage of contraries.
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