Fore Street, St Ives


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
Number 40 Fore Street is a Freehold Grade II listed property comprising of a retail shop with a charming one bedroom apartment above. This is a great location for a retail premises being located in the middle of the very busy and much desired cobbled main shopping street in St Ives. The shop space has been given a rustic look with wood cladding walls and a new floor. The first floor apartment has many original features with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, granite and brickwork details along with restored original doors. The accommodation has gas central heating and offers an open plan living/dining room/kitchen with windows overlooking Fore Street and a double bedroom and a shower room.

This Grade 11 listed property has a very pretty granite frontage with a half glazed door opening into a small vestibule area with a wooden door leading into the shop and stairs and door leading into the separate apartment.


3.14m x 6.29m (10'4 x 20'8 )

There are two windows to the front aspect looking out onto Fore Street with deep sills/shelves ideal for window displays. Window to the side aspect with deep slate sill. The shop has been given a rustic feel with wood cladded walls, new floor and cupboard space. Door opening into a useful storage area fitted with 3 long shelves and also housing the electric meter. Small sink and an integral power adaptor socket. Small doors opening to a further cupboard also providing space for storage. There is no toilet within the shop space.

The shop scaffolding and reclaimed shelving are not included in the sale price but would be available under separate negotiation.



There is a small landing area with coat hooks and a storage shelf above the door.

Doors to:



3.55m x 3.69m (11'8 x 12'1 )

Large wood sash window to the front aspect providing lots of natural light into the apartment with a lovely window seat looking out onto Fore Street. Fireplace recess with stone hearth and shelf over, vaulted ceiling giving this apartment a real feel of space. Recessed shelves. Radiator.


The breakfast bar divides the living/dining area from the kitchen with enough room for seating with 2 bar stools.


2.48m x 1.85 (8'2 x 6'1 )

Wood sash window to the front aspect with a window seat looking out onto Fore Street. There is a range of matching wall and base units with an inset single drainer stainless steel sink, Lamona 4 ring electric hob with electric oven under and extractor fan hood over and an integral fridge.


3.63m x 2.24m (11'11 x 7'4 )

Opaque double glazed window to the side aspect. The room has a spacious feel with the high vaulted ceiling giving character and charm with exposed roof timbers and brickwork. Radiator.


1.84m x 2.6m (6'0 x 8'6 )

There is some reduced head height in this room.

Opaque glazed window to the rear aspect. Large glass screened shower enclosure with a mains powered shower. Pedestal hand basin and close coupled WC. Ladder style radiator. Alpha wall mounted boiler.

For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that the sales particulars produced by this company should only be used as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, or specific fittings. All measurements are approximate.

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Harding Laity & Co. Ltd Estate Agents

Royal Square, St Ives, Cornwall

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