Decommissioned Sea Fort Reborn as Luxury Island Retreat
Upcyling out-of-use structures for modern day needs is nothing new. But when we saw this design-centric repurposing of a decommissioned British sea fort, we knew we had to get a closer look. Located one mile outside Portsmouth Harbor in Hampshire, England, the mid-Victorian Spitbank Fort sat vacant for decades until it was reborn as a luxury island destination that’s making headlines in the U.K. and beyond. Take a look inside to catch a glimpse of innovative reuse that’s sure to impress greenies, travel junkies and design-lovers alike.