Buying or relocating to Penzance

Penzance is the most westerly major town in Cornwall

Buying or relocating to Penzance

The market town of Penzance and its working harbour lies in a sheltered corner of Mounts Bay in South West Cornwall. The town offers all amenities including: schools, doctors, churches, banks, shops, restaurants and the famous Jubilee pool, Morrab gardens and St Michaels Mount. There are great transport links via the train station with regular trains to London. Also Penzance boasts a very good bus service. There are some excellent nurseries, primary and secondary schools and a local college that is Ofsted outstanding and linked with Truro college and Plymouth university.

Penzance has some fantastic architecture as well as outstanding examples of Georgian and Victorian houses. Beautiful beaches on both coasts and a number of dog friendly beaches and beautiful coastal walks. The neighbouring town of Newlyn is approx. 1 mile away. Marazion 3 miles. Sennen, Porthcurno and St.Ives all within a short drive.

Heamoor is a very popular village walking distance to Penzance. It has a village shop, bakery, fish and chip shop, church’s and pub. There is a primary and secondary school in the village. Heamoor feels very rural even though you are close to Penzance town and there are some lovely rural walks very close by. There is a great variety of houses in Heamoor from two bedroom granite cottages to large detached houses with land. There are also a good selection of bungalow in quiet cul-de-sacs.

Schools in Penzance

Alverton Community Primary School
Gulval Community Primary School

Heamoor Community Primary School
Humphry Davy School
Mounts Bay School

Nancealverne School

Newlyn School

Penzance Infant School
Penzance Junior School
St Maddern’s CofE School

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

St Mary’s CofE Primary School

Closest beaches to Penzance

Long Rock Beach
Penzance Promenade
Battery Rocks
Marazion Beach
Newlyn Tolcarne Beach
Perranuthnoe Beach
Prussia Cove

Location Guide
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