Loocation, loocation, loocation! Former toilet put up for sale for just £20,000 in Cornwall with…

webnexttech | Loocation, loocation, loocation! Former toilet put up for sale for just £20,000 in Cornwall with...

In property location is everything and and having a room with a spectacular view can go a long way to bumping up its value. In Cornwall one such plot has gone on the market for just £20,000, providing its owners with picturesque views over St Michael’s Mount and Mount’s Bay. However, there is one thing potential buyers should be aware of before taking the plunge on this detached property – it’s a restroom. The former Cornwall Council public toilet is part of a 0.12-acre lot at Long Rock near Penzance, and is set to be auctioned this Wednesday. Buyers would have a long sandy beach directly in front and a view out onto St Michael’s Mount a spectacular castle on the rock which dates from the 14th Century and was originally the site of a Benedictine Chapel. The former public toilet is the cheapest seafront property in Cornwall as it goes up for auction with a guide price of £20,000 The 0.12-acre plot sits just above the beach and is 10 per cent of the price of a one-bedroom flat in Long Rock The property boasts stunning views over St Michael’s Mount and Mount’s Bay on the Cornish coast The auction listing describes the former public toilet as a ‘rare and exciting opportunity’ The former Cornwall Council public toilet is listed as a detached property with land to either side The site is less than 10 per cent of the price of a regular home in the area – a one-bedroom flat nearby without the stunning sea view is on the market for £200,000 and a two-bedroom flat with a sea view is selling for £350,000. Senior auction appraiser Katie Semmens said: ‘This is a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this freehold detached former block of public conveniences with land to either side. ‘Located in a truly spectacular position on the seafront, it boasts stunning views towards St Michael’s Mount and Mount’s Bay. ‘Occasionally these type of properties come to auction although rarely in this type of location. They may offer a variety of future uses, all subject to all necessary consents.’ The online auction by Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers starts at 11am on Wednesday, March 20, and is lot number 76.

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