Monday 25 September 2017

Fancy owning your own beach for €340k?

An entire stretch of beach in Cornwall has been placed on the UK market and can be yours for £250k ($342k).

Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

If you’re in the market for a seaside property, perhaps an entire stretch of beach in Cornwall, UK might be up your alley.

Polkerris Beach has hit the market for £250k (€342k) and includes an active water sports centre and a small harbour which houses up to 12 small boats.

The property’s owner Bob Shillito decided to sell up in order to concentrate on the other businesses in his empire, but has been running the successful water sports business for seven years.

"On any given day I could be acting as harbourmaster for a visiting yacht, scooping ice creams, hiring out paddle boards, negotiating with equipment suppliers, and awarding sailing certificates all in the same afternoon. You never know what will come up next,” he told Holidays in Cornwall.

"Many youngsters have been taught to sail, windsurf or powerboat in this beautiful sheltered bay on the South Cornish Coast and will have happy memories. Many will have started out with big wide eyes, feeling fairly nervous and end up proud, happy with a great sense of achievement and a certificate too."

The water sport centre’s office is located in an old pilchard factory on the beach, which is just two miles away from the village Fowey.

A spokesman for Fowey River Estate Agents which is handling the sale said: "Very rarely does an opportunity like this come along. But here we have a well run and much loved business with an exceptional reputation, in an idyllic location on a beach, in Cornwall is for sale.

"Polkerris is a quaint small village with a sheltered harbour beach overlooking St Austell Bay, with a stone Quay providing shelter for boats. Located just two miles west of Fowey on the South West Coast Path.

Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents
Photo: Fowey River Estate Agents

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