Lot 111


The Cliff Hotel, 1-2 Penrose Terrace, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2HH
The Cliff Hotel, 1-2 Penrose Terrace, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2HH
Sold After

Brought to the market for the first time in almost ninety years this extensive two storey (plus basement) building enjoys a prominent position and has extensive sea views to St Michaels Mount. Originally two houses that have subsequently been extended over time, the property has traded for decades as a family run hotel hosting the rich and famous including being used as a refuge by the then Prime Minister of Norway during World War II.

The property is likely to appeal to developers, builders and end-users due to the substantial and versatile floorspace offering the potential, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable, for a variety of schemes maximising the spectacular sea views.

Local Planning Authority

Cornwall Council. Tel: 0300 1234 151. Website: cornwall.gov.uk.

Ground Floor

Entrance porch, open entrance hall with office, dinning room, bar area, living room, kitchen, seven rooms, one room with en-suite bathroom, two bathrooms and two cloakrooms with W.C.


Main kitchen, back kitchen, laundry area, laundry store, staff dining room, larder and store.

First Floor

Three rooms each with en-suite, eleven further rooms, three bathrooms and two cloakrooms with W.C.


Hardstanding area to the front and side allowing parking for multiple vehicles plus a garage to the rear.

Auctioneer's Note

The accommodation details have been obtained from floor plans provided by the seller and will be available to download from the Clive Emson website or inspection at the AuctioneerÂ’s Office Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries to ensure accuracy.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


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