Building Plot in Porthleven

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Guide £125,000

A rare opportunity to acquire an individual residential building plot in the centre of the popular historic harbour town of Porthleven.

The plot is situated adjacent to “Boslan Manse” and has Outline Planning Permission

for a two storey three bedroom dwelling with permission dated 5th April 2017 Ref: PA17/00849



The building plot is situated in the popular harbour town of Porthleven on the South Cornish coast to the west of Helston. There are superb range of local community facilities including school, shops, offices, business and industrial units, Churches, health and leisure services, cafes, restaurants and public houses etc. The town has a feature picturesque clock tower on the sea wall and has inner and outer harbours, sheltered from the worst of the storms. The town is an active fishing port and has several social and food festivals throughout the year.  

The famous Loe Bar is a short distance southwards along the coast, a natural sand and shingle bar which created Loe Pool, a 120 acre fresh water lake, forming part of the Penrose Estate and now managed by the National Trust. The South West Coast Path runs through Porthleven and over Loe Bar. There are nearby villages of Breage and Ashton and many lovely coastal walks and sandy beaches in the vicinity including Praa Sands and Rinsey.

The historic market town of Helston is about 3 miles distant which has an extensive range of health, leisure, education, retail and business facilities and is home to the famous Flora Day Furry Dance.


The plot is situated in the north east edge of Porthleven with good road access and within an area of new developments. The plot is roughly triangular in shape and adjoins Boslan Manse which has attractive gardens. The boundaries comprise a mixture of stone walls and hedges and a new boundary will be erected between the plot and Boslan Manse.

To the south of the plot is Bickford Crescent and to the west is the road known as Torleven Road. A new access will need to be created from Bickford Crescent to Boslan Manse and the plot. There is an existing pedestrian access off Torleven Road to Boslan Manse which will be retained by Boslan Manse and will need to be fenced off from the plot.

Outline Planning Permission has been granted for a two storey three bedroom family residence with natural stone front elevations and natural slate roof covering. The plot extends to about 0.1 of an acre or just over 400m2. Further details of the planning permission are available on Cornwall Council’s on-line planning portal under ref: PA17/00849.