Lot 101


The Old Post Office, Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6PP
The Old Post Office, Porthallow, St Keverne, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6PP
Sold £174,000

On the instructions of the Executors

A double fronted former post office and convenience store located in the picturesque coastal village of Porthallow and approximately 100 metres from Porthallow Beach.

A hidden gem located on the favoured eastern side of The Lizard Peninsula and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Porthallow is steeped in history having a strong fishing heritage and is popular with walkers being located on the South West Coast Path National Trail.

The property is currently arranged as a ground floor commercial unit with a well-proportioned three bedroom maisonette, each requiring some refurbishment work.

Interest is anticipated from owner occupiers looking for a live/work unit in a tranquil setting and developers who may consider conversion of the property into a single or multiple dwellings, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.


Ground Floor

Retail area with kitchenette and cloakroom/W.C.


Ground Floor

Separate access to side, utility room and kitchen.

First Floor

Living room, three bedrooms, shower room and cloakroom with W.C.


Store and elevated garden to rear with outbuilding (former smoke-house).

Local Planning Authority

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

Directional Note

The property is located approximately 100 metres up from the Five Pilchards Inn on the same side. When viewing the property interested parties are advised to park in the coastal car park located by the public house and walk to the property.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on Auction Day.

* Price Information

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