Investment for sale in Penzance

Folly House, Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Clive Emson Auctioneers
Situated in a prime location along the Penzance Promenade, enjoying stunning views over Mount's Bay and towards St. Michael's Mount. The property, formerly being Sophia's Restaurant, is now currently utilised as holiday letting accommodation, all of which is presented to a very good standard and comprises two one-bedroom self-contained ready-to-rent apartments plus one double letting room that is currently not in use.

A fantastic investment opportunity, or some may wish to explore alternative uses, such as reinstatement of commercial to the ground floor with living accommodation above, or part residential/part holiday use, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Ground Floor
Communal entrance hall.

Apartment 1 (Trispen)
Inner hall, living/snug area opening through to modern kitchen/dining room, one double bedroom and shower en-suite.

Bed & Breakfast Room (Cubert)
One double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

Half landing
Utility room.

First Floor
Apartment 3 (Zelah)
Inner hall, modern kitchen, living/dining room and double bedroom with double en-suite shower room.

To the rear is an enclosed courtyard area, bin store and storage shed, along with fire exit access.

Auctioneer's Note
We have been informed by the Seller that the property has been a successful holiday letting business and the property can be viewed via

Local Planning Authority
Cornwall Council. Tel: 0300 1234 151. Website:

Freehold with Vacant Possession

Commercial EPC: C

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Price Information
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