Five bed townhouse

27 Cornwall Terrace, Penzance, TR18 4HL
Under Offer

Property Features

  • Period townhouse
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Gas central heating
  • Decked courtyard
  • Private parking
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About this Property

Imagine starting every day with a walk on the beach.  This stunning, early 19th century family home is within a few steps of Penzance’s famous promenade and seafront.  Lovingly cared for and extremely well presented by its current owner of over 23 years, it has five bedrooms and generous living space with two receptions and a number of period features including its original six panelled doors and many original fireplaces.  Within walking distance of the sub-tropical Morrab Gardens and Penlee Park and Tennis Club, this excellent location puts the towns amenities within easy reach.  Highly recommended and available for viewing.  EPC – D


This stunning coastal house is well positioned for the towns’ comprehensive range of shops, schools and leisure facilities.  It is close to the noted art deco lido swimming pool and local gardens, parks and galleries.  Also, just a level walk along the waterfront is the fishing village of Newlyn.  Transport links from Penzance are excellent via the A30 trunk road and mainline rail link to London Paddington.  The surrounding area is full of wonderful coastline, coves and beaches to explore, perfect for walkers and nature lovers,


T H E   A C C O M M O D A T I O N, with approximate dimensions is as follows:


G R O U N D   F L O O R:


Pillared portico with part-glazed panelled door to:



Central heating radiator.  One wall with exposed granite.  Six panelled door to:


SITTING ROOM:   14’10” (into bay window) x 13’4” (into alcoves)

Double glazed bay window to front with original box panelling.  Feature fireplace (not operational) flanked with arched alcoves with dwarf cupboards and panelled doors.  Central heating radiator.  Original plaster ceiling coving.



From the hall through a Georgian fluted arch is the:


DINING ROOM:   15’4” (including width of stairs) x 10’5”

Central heating radiator.  Half-panelled walls.  Stairs to first floor with understairs cupboards.  Fitted downlighters.  Doorway to:


KITCHEN:   10’3” x 9’8”

Small paned fully glazed door and two windows to rear courtyard.  Velux rooflight.  Range of fitted floor and wall units incorporating drawers, wine racks, glazed display and open shelves.  Extensive run of roll edge worktops with tiled splashbacks and inset five ring gas hob, slot-in electric oven below and extractor over.  Inset sink unit.  Space for fridge and freezer.  Breakfast bar.  Central heating radiator.


Inner Hall

Space for coats and boots etc.  Storage cupboard.  Door to:



Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, fitted kitchen base unit with roll edge worktop over.  Inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit.  Tiled splashback.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Ceramic tiled floor.


F I R S T   F L O O R:

Split landing with original elegant handrails and square spindles,  Dado rail.  Stairs to second floor with similar handrail.  Door off to:



Sash window to side.  Airing cupboard housing Worcester gas central heating boiler and tank.  Wide glazed shower cubicle.  Wall mounted basin.  WC with concealed cistern.  Fitted downlighters.  Chrome ladder style radiators/towel rail.



BEDROOM 2:   10’5” (11’8” into alcove x 10’7”) (11’10” into window)

Original Georgian fireplace and surround.  Alcove cupboard with original six panelled door.  Wash basin with tiled splashback.  Sash window to rear.









BEDROOM 1:   15’10” x 15’1” (into bay narrowing to 11’5”)

This room would originally have been the drawing room in this house and could be used for that purpose again.  UPVC double glazed bay window to front with original box panelling.  Two central heating radiators.  Two arched alcoves.  Original plaster ceiling coving.










Dado rail.  Stairs to third floor.  Doors to:

FAMILY BATHROOM:  9’10” x 9’5”

Four piece white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with tiled surround, glazed shower unit.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Fitted downlighters.  Chrome ladder style radiator/towel rail.







BEDROOM 3:   10’7” x 10’6”

Window to rear.  Original fireplace with cast iron raised grate and Georgian surround.  Wash basin with tiled splashback.  Storage cupboard with hanging rail.




BEDROOM 4:   15’10” x 11’11”

Again fitted with its original fireplace with raised hearth and surround.  Cupboard to one side with original panelled door. Window to front. Fitted wash basin with tiled surround.  Dado rail.  Central heating radiator.













BEDROOM 5:   15’” x 15’2” (max) restricted headroom in places

Central heating radiator.  Extensive undereaves storage cupboards with louvre doors.  Built-in wardrobe with hanging rail.




O U T S I D E:




To the rear of the property is a paved courtyard with steps to a timber deck.  Timber garden shed.  Gate providing access to a walkway which leads to the parking space.  To the front of the property is a token garden setting it nicely back from the pedestrian walkway.










SERVICES:     All mains services connected


COUNCIL TAX:     Band ‘D’


LOCAL AUTHORITY:  Cornwall Council, Tel. 0300 1234 100


VIEWING:     Strictly by prior appointment with Whitlocks:  Tel. 01736 369296



Driving along the promenade from the lido swimming pool towards Newlyn.  Go past the Queens Hotel on your right and take the next turning on your right into Cornwall Terrace where the property will be found after just a few yards on your right hand side with a Whitlocks board clearly displayed.

Proof of Finance and I.D.

All purchasers.  Prior to agreeing a sale, we will require proof of financial ability to proceed by way of bank statements and/or mortgage agreement in principle.  We will also ask for two forms of identification, a passport or driving licence and a council tax or utility bill.

Agents Note:  The vendor is an employee of Whitlocks