Run down Cornwall chalet fetches shocking price at auction

Sarah Coles
Cornwall beach chalet
Cornwall beach chalet

A wooden chalet near Penzance in Cornwall, is in a terrible state. The single-storey one-bedroom timber shack has deteriorated horribly, and the overgrown hillside is threatening to reclaim it.

The state of the chalet means it was no surprise that it went up for auction with a guide price of just £25,000. However, the final sum it fetched came as something of a shock.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%