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Captain Cutters, 52 Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall

Guide Price

£246.86 per sq ft

Business rates & charges may apply

Smart Commercial Property Ltd, Cornwall

1,195 sq ft

111 sq m


High street retail property for sale

Key features

  • Attractive Grade II listed retail/residential property with character
  • Retail accommodation with 2 separate retail units, kitchenette and storage at 537.12 sq. ft (49.9 sq. m)
  • Self-contained 1-bedroom first floor flat with open-plan kitchen/dining/living space
  • Chapel Street offers curio shops, antique shops, restaurants, Bakehouse Lane shopping arcade, art galleries and the Admiral Benbow Pub
  • 0.5 miles from Penzance Railway Station, 1 mile from the A30, 27 miles from Truro and 42 miles from Newquay Airport


Chapel Street is Penzance's oldest street which is rich in history and is home to a mix of attractive buildings and local businesses such as gift shops, antique shops and art galleries. Captain Cutters was constructed circa 1800s. Formally a tobacconists, lately the property has been occupied as a booksellers. The ground floor retail accommodation comprises 2 separate retail units, kitchenette, storage space and WC. The retail areas are quaint and characterful with attractive period features, such as a capped off fireplace, cornicing and original casement windows. The first floor residential accommodation comprises a 1-bedroom self contained flat, with open plan living space, double bedroom and shower room. The flat has a country-style kitchen with freestanding fridge freezer, dishwasher and integral cooker, hob and extractor, plus space for a dining table. There is a carpeted living room area with a neutral colour scheme and character windows with window locker storage space. The double bedroom and shower room also have neutral colour schemes, with exposed beams and 2 Velux windows in the bedroom, along with 'vinyl flooring' and vanity basin in the shower room.

Penzance is the main commercial centre for the West Penwith Peninsula with a range of shops such as Seasalt Clothing and Boots, pubs and restaurants. Pubs and restaurants in close proximity include The Turks Head Inn and The Admiral Benbow Pub. In addition there are amenities to satisfy all, including beauty and hair salons, schools, banking and leisure facilities, such as a cinema and a geothermal bathing pool half a mile from the subject property. There is a main line railway terminal just half a mile Chapel Street, which connects Cornwall to London Paddington. Newquay Airport, which connects to London Heathrow, is 42 miles. The City of Truro is 27 miles and the A30, Cornwall's main arterial route, is 1 mile. Penzance Harbour located opposite the subject units is the most westerly major harbour of the English Channel and Scillonian services operate to the Isles of Scilly which lie 28 miles beyond Lands End. There is also a helicopter service to the Isles of Scilly which operates from Penzance Heliport, Long Rock 1.8 miles away.


Captain Cutters, 52 Chapel Street, Penzance, Cornwall


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Penzance Station0.3 miles
  • St. Erth Station5.5 miles
  • Lelant Saltings Station5.9 miles


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