Historic St Ives buildings on the market for first time in almost 70 years

Miller Commercial have recently been instructed to offer an historic group of buildings known locally as Whites Old Workshops.Whites-Workshops 850

The property has been in the same ownership since 1947 when the White family took it over and turned what was formerly a mix of dwelling houses, fish cellars and net lofts into a number of workshops and staff accommodation units. The workshops were used by a variety of tradespeople including seamstresses, carpet fitters, upholsters and mattress makers. In fact a number of the tools used by the tradespeople now reside in the St Ives Museum.

Almost inevitably given the St Ives location the workshops evolved into artists studios as well as holiday cottages, with some being maintained as independent workshops.Whites-Workshops 850a

The property currently consists of fourteen artists' studios, two retail units, two holiday lets, a residential unit and an open fronted garage/parking space providing a variety of income streams for any new owner.Whites-Workshops 850b

What really makes the property stand out though is the location in 'The Fisherman's Quarter'; a picturesque conservation area with a maze of granite and slate houses and cottages, narrow winding streets and alleyways, all leading to either the beaches or harbour.

Partner Mike Nightingale, is excited by the opportunity the premises offer: “This is a unique and very rare opportunity to invest in a property with a significant current income stream that offers the potential for future development. Being located in one of the South West’s best known destinations makes it really stand out. We are expecting a lot of interest.”

For more information please contact Mike Nightingale on 01872 247008 / 07748 907008 or via [email protected]mike-nightingale


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