Rooms with a view: This converted lighthouse has gone on sale for just under £1million

The restored lighthouse sits on the edge of the Pemrokeshire coast (SWNS)
The restored lighthouse sits on the edge of the Pembrokeshire coast (SWNS)

A lighthouse perched on the edge of a cliff in Pembrokeshire has gone on the market for just under £1million.

Converted into a home with eight bedrooms overlooking the Irish Sea and the dramatic Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, it sits just 15 miles from the Welsh town of Haverfordwest.

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Named St Ann’s Head Lighthouse, the building was erected in 1844 and remained fully operational for 150 years until 1998 and has since then been converted into a residence.

It now presents as a family home with simply spectacular views, lots of living space - and even an indoor heated swimming pool.

The property has eight rooms - and an indoor pool (SWNS)
The property boasts an impressive eight rooms (SWNS)

The conversion is being offered for sale by estate agent Purple Bricks, which is advertising it for £995,000.

Prospective buyers could use St Ann’s Head as a full time residence or as a holiday let to rent out.

A Purple Bricks spokesman said: “This is unlike anything you’ll find elsewhere, you don’t want to miss your chance to own this historic lighthouse.

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“This gorgeous and unique home sits nestled among beautiful cliffs and high above the sea near Dale, Pembrokeshire with unbeatable views and the absolute perfect location.

“Whether you’re looking for the perfect escape for your family or a sound investment, this property is a must-see.

The indoor swimming pool overlooks the Irish Sea (SWNS)
The indoor swimming pool overlooks the Irish Sea (SWNS)

“There are limitless activities available including crabbing off the harbour wall, dining at nearby restaurants or enjoying sailing and surfing on what many call the sunniest beach in Wales.

“Surrounded by gorgeous cliffs and limitless water views, you’ll find the ultimate escape in this seaside home.”

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St. Ann's Head Lighthouse overlooks the entrance to the Milford Haven waterway, one of Britain's deep water harbours which is a busy shipping route.

It was erected to help guide ships around a number of rocky shoals that present a hazard to the passing ships.

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