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SOLD - Bullans Court, Bullans Lane, Studio,Gallery,Residential Complex, St Ives

Development opportunity for sale

£600,000 Offers over


Rare and exciting St Ives opportunity.
Outstanding views over town and Atlantic.
Mixed use – Residential, Gallery and Double Height Studio.
Private self contained gated property wrapped around central courtyard.

  • EPC RATING F (136)

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St Ives is a Cornish seaside town which developed on the back of the fishing industry and has become a renowned centre for tourism and the arts. It boasts 4 beaches, attractive narrow streets, a harbour and a host of galleries, hotels and eateries together with the world renowned Tate gallery.
The town is situated at the terminus of a branch line which connects with the main line at St Erth and is also connected to the main A30 (3.5 miles) via the A3074.

The premises are located in the Stennack area. St Ives with a maze of granite and slate houses and cottages, narrow winding streets and alleyways, all leading to either the beaches or harbour. Porthminster; a popular family beach, Porthmeor beach; popular with surfers with golden sand or Porthgwidden; a smaller bathing beach where seals and dolphins are seen regularly. The renowned Tate gallery is a short walk and so too is the Barbara Hepworth Museum.


The property represents a great opportunity to acquire an outstanding piece of real estate with great potential to improve the existing configuration or potentially to look to redevelopment of the site.
The site of mixed use wrapped around a central courtyard is accessed via gates which afford great privacy to the property. The accommodation includes a ground floor gallery with a 4 bedroomed apartment on the first floor with commanding views over St Ives bay and beyond to the Atlantic.
The property continues around to further storage /workshop area then onto a double height artist’s studio with excellent natural light. Further around the studio continues into a single store area which has been used for studio accommodation.


The accommodation which totals a Gross Internal Floor area of 4,869 sq ft (452.3 sq m) is as follows :-

Ground Floor

Studio/gallery 9.19m x 7.32m (30’2″x24′)
Kitchen 4.67m x 4.57m (15’4″x15′)
Store 11.86m x 4.57m (38’11×15′)
leading through to
double height studio 13.95m x 8.0m (45’9×26’3)
then on to
Studio apartment 9.33m x 2.90m (30’7×9’6)

First Floor

4 Bedroomed apartment with bathroom and Kitchen.
Bed 1 3.61m x 3.4m (11’10″x11’2″)
Bed 2 4.17m x 3.4m (13’8″x11’2″)
Bed 3 2.96m x 2.67m (13’x8’9″)
Bed 4 3.35m x 2.59m (11’x9′)
Kitchen 3.35m x 2.59m (11’x8’6″)
Onto Terrace with views out to bay 4.88m x 4.88m (16’x16′)
moving through to
Gallery studio/store 7.47m x 4.47m (24’6″x14’8″)
with stairs accessing ground floor.

Development Potential

There may be potential (subject to planning) to convert all or part of the accommodation to residential use. There have been no discussions with Cornwall Council, the local planning authority.


Offers are sought In Excess Of £600,000 for the FREEHOLD INTEREST.

Business Rates

The property is assessed both on a business rates and residential basis due to the mixed use nature of the property.
Parties should make their own specific enquiries to:
Cornwall Council 0300-1234-100


We understand the premises is not registered for VAT therefore will not be payable on the purchase price.

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band F (136).

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Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-
Mike Nightingale on 01872 247008 or via email or
Tom Smith on 01872 247013 or via email

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

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