The Longest Auction Lot in UK History

The Longest Auction Lot in UK History? Probably.

For Sale By Auction: The Valley Floor, Portreath, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4QW

This picturesque plot of land, stretching 1.77 miles and boasting a scenic river, will go to auction on Thursday 20th June. Nestled between the charming coastal village of Portreath and the quaint settlement of Bridge, it’s rich with potential and natural beauty, and the river flowing through makes an ideal spot for fishing enthusiasts. Are you looking for an exceptional investment opportunity in one of Cornwall’s most spectacular locations? Look no further!


Key Features:

The land covers around 5.3 acres, equivalent to 21,448.3 square meters or 230,868 square feet, and stretches 1.77 miles long. It comes with fishing rights, adding to its appeal for those who enjoy angling in a serene, natural setting.

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Location Highlights:

The land is located to the south of Penberthy Road, beautifully positioned in an undeveloped woodland area. It is dissected by the serene Portreath stream, providing a tranquil and picturesque setting. Despite its peaceful ambiance, the site is conveniently situated near key settlements, forming part of a small hamlet known as Bridge Moor.


Portreath Village:

Portreath is a civil parish and a vibrant fishing port on Cornwall’s stunning north coast. The village is situated about three miles west-north-west of Redruth and extends along both sides of a picturesque stream valley, with its heart centred around a charming harbour and a beautiful beach. West of the harbour entrance, you will find two sandy beaches that are immensely popular among holidaymakers and surfers alike.


Development Potential:

This strategic land offers a myriad of possibilities for prospective buyers. Given its excellent location and the current market trends, the land holds significant potential for future development. Whether you are considering residential projects, recreational facilities, or other innovative ideas, this land presents a blank canvas ripe for opportunity. However, it is crucial for prospective purchasers to rely solely on their own enquiries to explore and secure the necessary consents.


Why Invest in Cornwall?

Cornwall is renowned for its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and thriving tourism industry. Investing in land in this region not only promises potential financial returns but also the satisfaction of owning a piece of Cornwall’s natural beauty. Whether you envision developing a new community hub, a recreational retreat, or a sustainable eco-friendly project, this land provides a gateway to numerous possibilities.


This auction represents a unique opportunity to acquire a sizeable and strategically located plot of land with a bright future. Don’t miss your chance to invest in a prime piece of Cornwall’s enchanting countryside. Mark your calendars for Thursday 20th June and prepare to bid on this extraordinary property.

Bidding registration deposit

The bidding registration deposit is required in order to be approved for bidding. The amount is £2,400 per lot and is deducted from your deposit upon exchange, if you are the highest bidder. If you are not the highest bidder, the bidding registration deposit is refunded to you, in full.

Bidding online

Once you’ve been approved to bid, our registrations team will send your login details. On the day of the auction, click the ‘Live Auction’ button displayed on our homepage, login and start bidding. There will be a live video feed of our auctioneer and presenter, who’ll be talking through the lots, providing insightful tips and information.

Bidding by telephone

A Connect UK Auctions representative will call you prior and during the auction and place bids on your instruction. You will also be able to watch the live auction on our website via Connect Realtime®

Bidding by proxy

Here you will advise us of your maximum bid amount, and we’ll bid on your behalf up to this figure. We will always endeavour to secure the property for you, either at, or below your maximum bid amount, if possible. If another bidder exceeds your maximum bid amount, your proxy bid would end.