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1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

Thanks to Mark for letting us know about these two 1930s art deco apartments in Penzance, Cornwall.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

It wasn’t always two apartments. This was originally a house in the 1930s and according to the agent, the separate dwellings ‘could easily be reverted back to a family home if required’. It would be nice to think of that happening.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

But we suspect they might stay as ‘two luxury apartments’ because they have potential to generate an income. The agent also adds that they have been successfully let as both holiday and short term rentals.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

That’s no surprise, as they sit in one of the most sought after locations in Penzance – on the Promenade with views over the Jubilee Pool, Mounts Bay and across to the Lizard.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

We can guess that original features were lost in the conversion, but some still remain, not least with the fireplaces and possibly even the windows. Outside of that, it’s pretty much a contemporary finish, partly in keeping with the original era.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

As for space, the ground floor, known as Captains Deck, is a one double bedroom apartment, while the first and second floor is Captains Lookout, a two double bedroom apartment. As well as the bedroom space, each obviously has its own kitchen and bathroom areas within the flats.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

Outside is a walled garden at the rear with mature trees, shrubs and plants, with the front garden mainly laid to lawn with a patio area.

1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall
1930s art deco: Two apartments in Penzance, Cornwall

We would describe this as having potential in one direction or other. £375,000 is the asking price.

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