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You can spend the night in this restored WWII Air Control Tower

History buffs will get a kick out of this unusual Airbnb listing in Scotland – the former HMS Owl Air Control Tower is welcoming guests.

Sitting on a former air base in Tain, next to the North Coast 500 Scenic Route, the former military structure has emerged from a five-year renovation by owners Justin Hooper and Charlotte Seddon to convert it into a family home and guesthouse.

You can spend the night in this restored WWII Air Control Tower
Via Airbnb

The building has a boxy brick exterior and original steel-framed Crittal windows. It’s been painted black and it blends with the tawny Scottish landscape.

Interiors hone a rugged industrial feel: concrete pillars, ceilings and floors contrast exposed brickwork. Warmer touches come in the form of leather and wooden furniture and a wood burning stove which takes pride of place in the living room.

You can spend the night in this restored WWII Air Control Tower
Via Airbnb

Only the top floor room of The Own is for rent via Airbnb, starting from £75 per night, but it has far-reaching views across the Scottish landscape. It’s also possible to stay in the adjacent Nissan Hut, which has been restored by the couple.

You can spend the night in this restored WWII Air Control Tower
Via Airbnb
You can spend the night in this restored WWII Air Control Tower
Via Airbnb

[h/t Hypebeast]

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