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Zennor, St Ives, Cornwall
Guide price £875,000

Property features

• Handsome Converted Chapel
• Views To The Sea
• Popular Tourist Area
• Five En-Suite Bed & Breakfast Rooms
• Seasonal Cafe
• Wardens Room
• Kitchen
• Parking & Garden
• Gents & Ladies WC's and Showers

An attractive lifestyle business in one of the most sought after villages in West Cornwall. Handsome converted chapel with views to the sea. Popular cafe with commercial kitchen. Separate WC's and showers. Wardens room. Five Bed & Breakfast rooms (all en-suite). Office. Parking and garden.
 
SITUATION
Around five miles south-west of St. Ives, Zennor is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty only half a mile from the majestic north Cornish coast.
 
Famed for the medieval carving of a mermaid inside the Parish Church and once the home of D. H. Lawrence, the village comprises a cluster of traditional granite buildings including the historic Tinners Arms whilst the award winning Gurnards Head Inn is around two miles distant.
 
Tourism is the principal industry in the area and the landscape is a walkers paradise. Much of the surrounding land is in the ownership of The National Trust and from the village there is easy access onto the scenic Southwest Coast Path and Zennor Head.
 
Surrounded by a circle of magnificent beaches and home to the world famous Tate Gallery, St. Ives is a scenic harbour town that is a mecca for art lovers and tourists alike.

THE PROPERTY
Zennor Chapel Cafe and Guesthouse is a handsome detached former Methodist Chapel that boasts exposed granite elevations and tall arched windows. Approached to a granite chipped driveway, the property stands amidst level grounds and enjoys delightful views to the rear over farmland to the coast.
 
The property is currently a successful business operating as a seasonal cafe with five en-suite bed and breakfast rooms to the first floor. Well-presented throughout and offered fully equipped, this represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire a lifestyle business in one of the most sought after and picturesque areas in the west of Cornwall. The cafe currently has 30 covers whilst the en-suite bedrooms comprise two doubles, two family rooms and a further bedroom with a pair of bunk beds, sleeping 16 in total.
 
It is considered that further scope exists to extend the business perhaps with a restaurant serving in the evening or even weddings (subject to obtaining all necessary consents and licences).

THE GROUNDS
There is car parking in a granite chipped forecourt area to the front whilst to the rear is a lawned garden which is stream bordered.

THE BUSINESS
The cafe currently opens seven days a week between 9am and 5pm from Easter to the end of October. The enterprise is run by the Vendors together with seasonal help and the guest house is open all year round. Further details can be obtained from the website www.zennorchapelguesthouse.com.
 
An inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included in the sale will be supplied prior to exchange of contracts. Stock to be taken at valuation. All the above prices are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.
 
Accounts can be made available to interested parties following viewing.

OUTGOINGS
Current Rateable Value - £12500

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Liquid propane gas-fired central heating.

VIEWING
Strictly and only by prior appointment with Stags Truro office on 01872 264488

DIRECTIONS
From St. Ives take the B3306 westwards towards Lands End and upon reaching Zennor, the property will be evident on the right-hand side a short distance from The Tinners Arms.
 

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