Parking spot in top tourist spot sold for tens of thousands of pounds

Car park space in St Ives sold for guide price of £30,000 - £40,000


A parking space in a popular holiday resort has sold for up to £40,000.

The parking space in St Ives, Cornwall is close to the town centre, beach and harbour and was bought for the guide price of between £30,000 and £40,000.

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Space 19, measuring 4.4 metres by 2.1 metres (14ft 5in by 6ft 11in), is in the Tregenna Hill car park, which is a private, gated car park.

It has the remainder of a 999-year lease from January 1988.

Senior auction valuer Katie Semmens, from land and property auctioneers Clive Emson, said: "There was very strong interest in this parking space in one of the region's most popular tourist destinations.

"The new owner was very keen to secure the spot and made a bid which was accepted prior to the auction.

"They now have easy year-round and secure parking with access to the town centre, and thereby its picturesque beach and harbour."

The space was auctioned in arrangement with Harding Laity of St Ives and was sold on November 3 in Cornwall.

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