The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron, Helston Guide Price £260,000

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    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
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    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
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  • Bedroom One
    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
  • Bedroom Two
    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
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    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
  • En-suite Bathroom
    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
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    The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron

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  • Three bedroom Penthouse apartment
  • Chain Free Sale
  • Converted Chapel with a wealth of character
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom one
  • Shower room with underfloor heating
  • First floor split level accommodation
  • Open plan kitchen living area
  • Rural village location
  • Convenient for Helston, Redruth & Falmouth
  • Useful outside space

An exceptional and rare opportunity to acquire a three double bedroom first and second floor Grade II listed chapel conversion apartment situated in the village of Carnkie, Wendron.

This former 1900 Methodist Church of classical and gothic design has been lovingly restored and converted by the current vendor with remarkable craftmanship throughout retaining its original charm and character including original coloured glass, hammer beams finished in Danish oil, exposed granite and an impressive variety of bespoke fixtures and fittings including double glazed windows and kitchen.

Internally the apartment offers a perfect blend of traditional and modern. It is warmed by electric heating has bespoken double glazing and aerial and ethernet points to all rooms.

Outside there is a designated lawned garden that offers the ideal space for alfresco dining.

Located in the village of Carnkie, close to Stithians reservoir and approximately two miles to the southwest of Stithians village, where you will find day-to-day amenities including village shop/Post Office, doctors surgery and local pub, all within an approximate five-minute drive.

Rame Post office and Halwyn Junior School are within a couple of minutes drive and there is a regular bus service through the village to Helston and Truro. The University campus at Penryn and the nearest supermarket are located less than a ten minute drive away.  

The town of Falmouth, is only eight miles away with its array of excellent shopping, numerous restaurants and leisure amenities as well as the selection of beaches, sports and sailing clubs including the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, from which can be enjoyed with the unrivalled day-sailing waters of the Fal Estuary, widely recognised as perhaps the best in the country.

The south Cornish coastline with beautiful southwest coast path is within easy reach, as are the northern banks of the unspoilt Helford River. Golf courses are available at Budock Vean, Falmouth, Mullion and Truro; the cathedral city of Truro, approximately twelve miles distant and main-line rail link to London (Paddington).



A footpath leads to the entrance vestibule which is shared by two apartments. An ornate floor and staircase leads you up to the first floor landing which also doubles as a useful utility space for the first floor apartment. Your own entrance door opens to:-


Featuring a high ceiling and exposed trusses, providing glimpses of the history of the property. Doors leads off to all rooms and stairs lead up to the first floor.

OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE - 22' 1'' x 13' 10'' (6.73m x 4.21m) maximum overall measurements

The open plan living and kitchen area is dominated by the impressive, coloured glass windows to the front flooding light into the space and highlighting the exposed crafted hammer beams. The bespoke solid wood kitchen with a range of eye level and base units with porcelain worktops offers plenty of storage and built-in appliances to include an electric oven and hob with a recess suitable for an under counter fridge.

BEDROOM TWO - 15' 6'' x 8' 5'' (4.72m x 2.56m) maximum measurements

A dual aspect room with feature arched windows and storage, carpeted flooring and heater.

BEDROOM THREE - 9' 11'' x 9' 6'' (3.02m x 2.89m)

Feature arched windows and storage, carpeted flooring and heater.


Contemporary in design fitted with a modern suite comprising walk-in shower, vanity wash hand basin and a low level WC with complementary ceramic tiling. Underfloor heating.


PRINCIPAL BEDROOM ONE - 16' 7'' x 13' 0'' (5.05m x 3.96m) maximum measurements, restricted headroom to sides

Built into the loft space with exposed vaulted beams with a beautiful original focal quatrefoil coloured glass window and double-glazed windows to each side offering an abundance of light. This generous double bedroom has eves storage,


A modern suite comprising bath with shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin. The double-glazed 'Velux' offers fabulous rural views.


There is a designated lawned garden which offers the ideal space for alfresco dining, entertaining and a perfect spot to admire the chapel with its array of features including courtyard walls, dressed granite, memorial plaques chamfered plinths and ball finials.


The Council Tax Band for the property is band 'A'.


The lease is the remainder of a 999 year lease commencing January 1st 2021. The current service/maintenance charges are £1250.00 per annum, the current ground rent is £50.00 per annum.


Proceeding along the A394 from Penryn towards Helston, proceed through the village of Longdowns and take the third turning on the right, signposted towards Carnkie. Proceed along this road and up into Carnkie proceed down the hill and the property will be found on the left-hand side.

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Name Location Type Distance
The Chapel Carnkie, Wendron
Helston TR13 0DP
County: Cornwall
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: MAP4267
Michael Apeitos
MAP Estate Agents
  01326 702 400