Hostel for sale in Penzance

YHA Lands End, Penzance, TR19 7NT, Cornwall | Ref: 93774
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Sidney Phillips


  • Location: Penzance | Cornwall
  • Price: Freehold £850,000

Key Features

  • 32 Bed Hostel with private accommodation
  • Located in the heart of the Cornwall AONB
  • Tucked away location with fine views of the Celtic Sea
  • Well appointed communal kitchen & lounge areas
  • Newly fitted Glamping Pods
  • A mecca for tourists & outdoor enthusiasts
  • A short walk from Cornish beaches and countryside



YHA (Youth Hostel Association) have an established network of hostels across England and Wales operated by in-house YHA managers and independent business owners under the Franchising scheme.   Financially strong, YHA generates in excess of £50m turnover and competes favourably as a provider of affordable accommodation appealing to independent travellers, families and groups. 

YHA continually invests to raise its already world class standards, the result of which has pushed YHA to No 1 in the world. Investment in digital marketing and the online booking system ensures YHA Hostels are accessible from anywhere improving global reach to international customers and streamline the booking process. Run on social enterprise principles with hostels uniquely located YHA’s success enables it to deliver its charitable objectives.


YHA Lands End is their westernmost hostel, tucked away in the Cornish countryside about 1 mile from the Coast with views to the sea. A 15 minute walk will take you to the nearest beach at Porth Nanven, where walkers can join the South West Coastal Path. The hostel is located in the Cot Valley, just outside the town of St Just in West Penwirth in the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town has a population of circa 4,800 and close to the well known holiday destinations of Sennen Cove (5 miles) and St Ives (12 miles). 

The Lands End landmark, for which the hostel is named after is approximately 5 miles to the south and has year round tourism for it being the most westerly point on mainland England.

YHA Lands End occupies a two storey property with a rendered finish. The main building has a pitched slate roof. . There is an outbuilding which is a single storey building with a rendered finish under a flat roof. The plot is approximately 3 acres.



  • RECEPTION HALL with reception counter fitted carpet flooring. WC. LOUNGE with fitted carpet flooring, open fireplace and furnishing with a mix of sofa and benched seating for circa 16. DINING ROOM with wood flooring, brick fireplace and tables with benched seating to seat circa 24. 
  • SELF-CATERING KITCHEN with nonslip flooring and a range of catering equipment. Office fitted with nonslip flooring and hatch opening up to the reception. 
  • CATERING KITCHEN fitted with nonslip flooring and a range of commercial catering equipment. Preparation/Utility Room. Dry Store.
  • BEDROOM 1: Two-bed room
  • BEDROOM 2: Five-bed room
  • Shared WC and Shower room for bedrooms 1 & 2 
  • BEDROOM 9: Four-bed room with en suite. External access.


  • BEDROOM 3: Four-bed room
  • BEDROOM 4: Three-bed room
  • BEDROOM 5: Six-bed room
  • BEDROOM 6: Three-bed room
  • BEDROOM 7: One-bed room
  • BEDROOM 8: Four-bed room
  • Communal wash facilities comprising three shower rooms and two WCs


DRYING ROOM and 3 large storerooms. Unused WC


Detached building comprising 2 double BEDROOM, LOUNGE/DINER, domestic KITCHEN, BATHROOM and private GARDEN. 


Extensive gardens and camping area. CAR PARK for approximately 10 vehicles. SERVICE YARD. Outbuilding that comprises of BIKE STORE and the CAMPING FACILITIES, including two WCs and two shower rooms.

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