Penrose Terrace, Penzance


Availability: SOLD | Bedrooms: 4 | Tenure: Freehold

Substantial Grade II listed town house with an attached two bedroom cottage. This magnificent property can be utilized as one large residence or as 3 separate dwellings providing: two bedroom basement apartment, two bedroom cottage and four bedroom house. The main house is unspoilt with beautiful period detailing: ornate cornicing, high ceilings, sash windows with working shutters, and original floor boards. Unusually the lower ground floor also has high ceilings as well as in most rooms the original slate flagstone floors. It is currently used as storage/ playroom but could lend itself to a self-contained unit if desired. To the rear of the property is the beautifully refurbished two bedroom Ivy Cottage which is currently rented separately but could be used as part of the main house if preferred. The house has a secluded and enclosed garden at the front with a spectacular magnolia tree, as well as a bright courtyard at the rear with mature fig and banana palm. This property provides a fantastic opportunity to live in a stunning Period house with the benefit of additional income.

A beautiful row of houses and only a short walk to the beach, town centre, train station and seafront. The house has glimpses of the sea and St Michael’s Mount. There is potential to make off road parking in the rear courtyard. The town of Penzance is an historic port on the south facing shores of Mounts Bay. Along the seafront is the art deco Jubilee pool and regular ferries to the Isles of Scilly. The town centre offers shops, cafes, and restaurants, a variety of historic architecture and the stunning sub-tropical gardens of Morrab and Penlee.

Asking Price: £550,000

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Wide, granite steps lead up to an impressive columned entrance.

Porch and Entrance
Huge front door into entrance, dado rail, ornate cornicing, wooden floors. Detailed half glazed door into entrance hall. Wooden floors, radiator, dado rail, cornicing. Beautiful turning staircase leads up to large first floor landing.

Reception Room
9.83m x 3.96m

A magnificent room with moulded ceilings, broad planked wooden floors, and sash window to front with working shutters. Fireplace with patterned tile surround, wooden mantle and marble base. Ornate cornicing, sash window to side rear. 2 x radiators.

Dining Room and Kitchen
8.13m x 3.8m

Wooden framed double glazed sash window to front with working shutters. Period fire place, picture rail, cornicing, radiator, double doors into kitchen. Aga, cupboards with worktops over, sink and drainer, extractor, cornice, picture rail, tiled splashback. Door through to entrance hall. Half glazed door to

Garden room – Utility
2.29m x 3.7m

Tiled floor, glazed roof, boiler, space for washing machine and dishwasher. French doors onto courtyard garden.

First floor
Half landing, window to rear, dado rail.

Shower Room
1.88m x 1.98m

w/c, sink, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, extractor, frosted window to rear, wooden floors.

3.4m x 2.87m

Wooden floors, w/c, sink, bath, radiator, door to storage cupboard plus another cupboard housing water tank.

Bedroom 1
4.04m x 4.93m

Wooden floor, fireplace, radiator, sash window to side rear, large fitted wardrobe with storage and hanging space.

Bedroom 2
3.89m x 4.67m

Sash window to front, radiator, wooden floor, fitted wardrobe to one wall.

Bedroom 3
3.5m x 2.26m

Sash window to front, radiator.

Bedroom 4
4.2m x 3m

Sash window to front, radiator, fitted wardrobe wall to wall with dressing table.

Lower ground floor
Door to separate w/c with sink, electric heater and frosted window to rear. Door to rear courtyard.

Room 1
5.1m x 4.32m

Feature Cornish Range, wooden framed window to front, further room 4 off this room measuring 7’9” x 9’4” with power and under stair storage (former kitchen).

Room 2
4.65m x 4.4m

Double glazed French windows giving separate access from the front garden. Night storage heater.

Room 3
3.56m x 3.86m

Small window to side rear.

Rear Courtyard
Walled courtyard, stone floor, high stone walls, fig tree and palms. Rear gate access to back alley with on street parking.

Ivy Cottage

Kitchen 2
3.58m x 2.97m

Half glazed door into kitchen. Cupboards with worktops over, sink and drainer, space for washing machine, fridge freezer and cooker. Tile splash back, 2 x windows to rear, multipaned window with deep sill, electric heater, door to under stair cupboard.

Living- Dining room
4.65m x 4.01m

Modern electric heater, half glazed door to side. Window to side with working shutters. Door to main house.

First floor

Bed 1
4.37m x 4.11m

Wooden floors, fire place, electric heater, 2 x sash windows to side.

1.98m x 1.42m

Bath with shower over, sink, w/c, heated towel rail, window to rear.

Bed 2
3.18m x 1.83m

Window to rear, electric heater, fitted cupboard.

Front garden
The house is completely secluded from the road with a gate through the walled frontage. The front garden faces south and has numerous mature plants around its edges. Paved path between lawns to front door. View of St Michaels Mount from the door step. 


Stacey Mann Estates has one of the lowest fees in Penzance and offer a free market appraisal to sell your home. Stacey has over 20 years experience, a huge knowledge of Penwith and born and bred in Penwith, Cornwall.


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17 Alverton Street,
Penzance, TR18 2QP

T: 01736 368705

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