- 4,493 Sq Ft
- RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY
- EXCLUSIVE LOCATION CLOSE TO TOWN CENTRE
- CHARACTER BUILDING - EXTENSIVE ACCOMMODATION
- INFORMAL TENDER 12NOON FRIDAY 22ND JULY 2016
- GRADE II LISTED - EPC RATING (C)
Residential development opportunity. The property would make a fine family home or potentially a boutique apartment scheme. The site area extends to 0.31 Acres & is located a short level walk from the town centre. The building is Grade II Listed was once a school, most recently a registry office.
The harbour town and tourist resort of Penzance lies 24 miles South West of Truro; 21 miles West of Falmouth and 12 miles West of Helston. The static population is 21,200 (2011 census) and it is the largest town in the West of Cornwall. By road it is accessed by the A30 trunk road and also is the terminus of the main train-line to Paddington.
The premises is located a short level walk from the town centre via Alverton Street. The site area extends to 0.31 Acres and is level. The building is situated near the middle of the site with car park to the front and garden to the rear.
The building was Grade II Listed in 1970 and is constructed with irregular granite and painted brick front with dressed granite quoins. There late hipped roof with panelled eaves soffit, the windows are traditional 12 panel sliding sash.
The main building provides 10 rooms with 2 stores, kitchen & bathroom arranged over 2 floors with basement below. To the North-East there is a semi-detached coach-house which has 2 rooms on the ground floor and 3 rooms plus kitchen on the first.
Planning/Listing/Permitted Development Rights
We understand the current planning use is offices. We also understand the property main building is Grade II Listed (whereas the coach-house is not). As the property is Listed a change of use to residential is not 'automatice' uer permitted development rights. The planners have suggested they would in principle have no objection to a change of use to residential.
The property is available for internal inspection via a number of block viewing appointments please contact the selling agent to arrange an appointment.
The minimum marketing period for this property is 6-weeks (commencing 29/05/2016). Levels of interest are expected to be high so it is likely that the marketing will be concluded via a tender process. Details of which will follow in due course.