Built to protect England from invasion in 1848 and fortified against Napoleon in 1852, two penthouses on the market sit just below this extraordinary building which has been used as a fort for centuries.

Built to an extremely high standard they are well-maintained, and offer wonderful spacious accommodation, lots of natural light and outstanding sea views. Features of note include vaulted ceilings, stone spiral staircases and original stone detail.

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The first Penthouse (No. 8) is set over two floors and offers a circular drawing room with uninterrupted views out over the water, as well as a circular kitchen leading to the dining room, plus a master bedroom suite and two further bedrooms, along with the main bathroom.

The second penthouse (No. 9) is all on one floor and offers a vast open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room space with windows covering two walls overlooking the sea. The master bedroom is an interesting shape and incorporates a large dressing room and separate shower room. There are three further bedrooms and the main bathroom.

The Rame Peninsula is bordered on three sides by the Rivers Lynher, Tamar, The Plymouth Sound and the sea and is an area of great natural beauty. This historic villages of Kingsand and Cawsand are nearby and have good local amenities.

The guide prices are £695,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01392 848 842 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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