A DECOY war bunker with permission to be turned into a glamping unit is up for sale.

The Second World War bunker near Spinnels Farm in Wix, which was built to protect the Wrabness sea mine from being bombed, is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

In a bid to protect its future, the previous owners put forward an unusual plan to turn it into a self-contained glamping unit.

The proposal got the go ahead and if a new buyer follows through with the plan it would see the bunker fitted with a double bed, an en-suite bathroom with a shower, a kitchenette and seating area.

The unit would also will be entirely “off grid” and foul water will be dealt with by package treatment plant.

Historic England backed the idea and said the development is a beneficial use of the Scheduled Ancient Monument which would help to sustain and enhance it without causing any material harm.

It is now on the market with estate agent Stanfords with a guide price of £95,000.

A spokesman said: "We understand the bunker was constructed in 1940 to 1941 when approximately 700 decoy bunkers were designed as a special decoy target for the German bombers.

"This one was located specifically to protect the local mine site at Wrabness.

"The bunker, as we understand, is only one of two remaining bunkers of its type on the East Coast and will once converted, blend old with new.

"It is a unique hideout with an epic country backdrop and would benefit from its own bedroom, ensuite with shower and a kitchenette with a cosy living area with views to die for."