Rundown beach chalet for sale for £350,000 - with no indoor toilet

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A beach chalet in Gwithian Towans, Cornwall, has hit the market with a £350,000 guide price. 4th May 2022 See SWNS story SWPLchalet. This tiny beachside chalet in Cornwall is being sold for a guide price of £350k. The two-bedroom detached coastal property - which doesn't include a working toilet - is  situated just a short stroll from Gwithian Sands beach, in Hayle. It has now come on the market with a guide price of £325,000 to £350,000. With just 204 square feet of floor space, the compact home has separate kitchen and lounge areas, and two bedrooms in the main building.
This beach chalet in Gwithian Towans, Cornwall, is up for sale for £350,000, despite only having two bedrooms and needing work. (SWNS)

This tiny ramshackle beachside chalet proves that a house doesn't have to be a mansion to have a hefty price tag.

The two-bedroom chalet - which doesn't even have an indoor toilet - is up for sale for £325,000 to £350,000, dwarfing the prices of some much bigger properties elsewhere in the country.

Just a short stroll from Gwithian Sands beach, in Hayle, it has just 204sq ft of floor space, but does include two bedrooms and separate kitchen and lounge areas. There is also an external shower room and it even has a walled garden.

The two-bedroom detached coastal property doesn't include a working toilet but is situated just a short stroll from Gwithian Sands beach, in Hayle, Cornwall. (SWNS)
The two-bedroom detached coastal property doesn't even have a working toilet. (SWNS)
The chalet just a short stroll from Gwithian Sands beach, in Hayle. (SWNS)
The chalet just a short stroll from Gwithian Sands beach, in Hayle. (SWNS)

The home is freehold and has no occupancy restrictions, which means somebody can live in the idyllic coastal location all year round.

The property listing, by Auction House Devon and Cornwall, reads: "This is a unique opportunity to redevelop and modernise (subject to the necessary consents) a two bedroom detached chalet situated within the highly desirable area of Gwithian, Hayle.

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"Directly from the property there are sea glimpse views however, just a short stroll away you will find the popular sand dunes at Gwithian Sands on your doorstep.

"The property is freehold and benefits from no occupancy restrictions. The accommodation briefly comprises of a reception room, two bedrooms, kitchen and an external shower room."

With just 204 sq ft of floor space, the compact home has separate kitchen and lounge areas, and two bedrooms in the main building.   (SWNS)
With just 204 sq ft of floor space, the compact home has separate kitchen and lounge areas, and two bedrooms in the main building. (SWNS)

The home includes a kitchen area measuring 2.01m x 1.75m and a bedroom measuring 1.83m by 2.16m.

There is also a walled garden at the rear of the property and a small section at the front featuring some "mature shrubs".

The average price for a property in Gwithian Towans is £475,000 over the last year, according to Rightmove.

The chalet is being auctions on 26 on May at 12pm.

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