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Cadgwith, Helston, Cornwall, TR12

Guide Price* £25,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fisherman's Loft
  • Part of the Village's Heritage
  • Divided into 2 Rooms
  • 223 Sq Ft
  • As Seen on TV
  • Mains Electricity Connected
  • Public Auction
  • 4th September 2018

Full description

AUCTION GUIDE £25,000 TO £75,000 Rare chance to buy part of this fishing village's heritage. Fisherman's Loft. May offer potential for other uses (stp). As seen on TV. 60 yards from the cove. Public Auction. Tuesday 4th September 2018

Situation - Nestling at the foot of a sheltered valley, the pretty Cornish fishing village of Cadgwith with its renowned cove, cluster of character cottages, church and public house, has been making a living from the sea since the Medieval times. During the 18th and 19th centuries the cove was home to a large fleet of Pilchard Seine Boats. Today the fleet mainly land edible crabs and lobsters which can be purchase from the cove side fishmonger.
The nearby village of Ruan Minor includes a primary school, surgery, bakers, general stores, village hall, church and restaurant/cafe.

Description - The sale of The Shed presents a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase part of this fishing village's heritage which may offer potential for alternative uses subject to all necessary consents and approvals. It is located in the centre of the village only about 60 yards walk from the cove.
The Shed featured on Monty Halls Fisherman's Apprentice TV programme when The Shed featured during the making and repair of static lobster pots.
The Shed is single storey and of mainly timber and onduline construction with suspended timber floor, skylights and several windows providing much natural light. The building is divided into two rooms and in more recent times has been used as an artist's studio and fisherman's loft. Please note there is no parking at The Shed.


Solicitors - Mr John Rutherford, Borlase and Co, 45 Coinage Street, Helston, Cornwall TR13 8EU
NB: A 10% cross payee deposit cheque is required in the auction room and must be made payable to Borlase and Co solicitors.

Method Of Sale - The Shed is offered for sale by public auction, unless previously sold. The Vendor reserves the right to sell prior to auction, amend or withdraw the property at auction.

Special Conditions Of Sale - Particulars, remarks and stipulations contained herein shall be deemed to form part of the Special Conditions of Sale/Auction Information Pack and in case of any inconsistencies, the provisions of the latter shall prevail. Special Conditions of Sale/Auction Information Pack will be available for inspection at Stags' Truro office or a copy may be purchased from the Vendor's solicitors and prospective purchasers are advised to obtain a copy. It is assumed that the Purchaser will have made all necessary enquiries prior to the auction.

Tenure And Possession - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Viewing - Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags' Truro office on 01872 264488.

Directions - From Helston take the A3083 around Culdrose and at the roundabout continue straight on towards The Lizard. After about seven miles ignore the turning to the right towards Mullion and continue southwards towards The Lizard. Pass Predannack Airfield and continue on towards Cadgwith and after about a further half a mile, bear to the left signed towards Cadgwith. Drive down the long straight and follow the road around to the left towards Cadgwith. After about ¾ mile, bear to the right towards Cadgwith and drive between the two pillars. Park in the pay and display public car park after about 300 yards.
Please walk down from the public car park via the footpath to village. Pass the church and continue down to the public road to the cove. Turn left and walk to the bottom of the hill. Turn left just after Cadgwith Pilot Gig Club, walk up between the houses and follow the lane up towards the right. Pass the light tan coloured garden shed in to the top corner and The Shed will be seen on the left-hand side after a short distance.

Services - Mains electricity connected. Please see Auction Information Pack for the South West Water Plc water and drainage search.

Money Laundering Regulations - Please note that in order to cover the Money Laundering Regulations, all bidders will be asked to provide a form of personal identification such as a passport or driver's licence and a utility invoice with name and address. A record will be taken.

Definition Of Guide And Reserve - The guide price is an indication of the seller's expectation. The reserve price is a figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell at auction. We expect the reserve price will be set within or close to the guide range. Guide prices may change at any time prior to the auction.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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