About this property

TENURE: Freehold

A beautifully converted four bedroom former Chapel that has been sympathetically refurbished to an exacting standard throughout.


• An exceptionally well executed Chapel conversion believed to date back to 1862

• Located in the quiet rural position in West Cornwall only 5 miles from the popular beach of Gwithian

• The current owners have recently completed a refurbishment programme to an exceptional standard throughout

• The property is of generous proportions throughout including: four double bedrooms, three reception rooms and a delightful kitchen/dining room

• Bedrooms located on all three floors

• Ground floor family shower room with access to a unique sauna

• Stunning double height triple aspect formal sitting room on he 1st floor

• Family bathroom on the 1st floor with separate WC

• Master bedroom and 2nd bedroom located on the 1st floor

• Third bedroom located on the 2nd floor which is an expansive room awash with light with galleried entrance view over the sitting room

• Private gated entrance with driveway parking for approx. 3 cars

• Landscaped, mostly laid to lawn level front garden

• Rear paved patio area with rural outlook and ideal for Alfresco dining

Description This former Chapel has been beautifully and sympathetically refurbished to an exacting standard by our clients and is now presented to the market in impeccable order throughout. The property provides unusually generous and versatile living accommodation on all floors with many of the original features being preserved. The property is entered into a generous entrance vestibule which in-turn leads to the hallway and accommodation beyond. The second reception room and office are found on the left hand side of the hallway and provides versatile options for the use of these rooms. Currently set up as two offices these rooms could also lend themselves to a formal dining room, additional bedroom or sitting room. On the right of the entrance hall is a beautiful kitchen/dining room which has been refitted with a contemporary feel yet blends seamlessly into the character of modern take of a period chapel conversion.

. 1 The kitchen itself has been comprehensively refurbished with a modern range of appliances, wall and floor mounted units, copious worktop space and gas hob. The character comes from the roughly plastered walls and granite quoins surrounding the windows. Off the kitchen is the useful store room and utility that also provides rear access the newly paved patio area. Completing the ground floor is a recently refitted shower room which is very unique as it has direct access from here to a Sauna.

. 2 Rising to the first floor the central hallway is flanked by bedrooms one and two. Both bedrooms are generous in size and a bright and airy with floor ceiling windows allowing light to stream in and provide delightful rural scenery. Both of these bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom and a separate WC is located opposite. At the end of the hall is the most spectacular double height sitting room which spans the width of the property. This tremendous triple aspect room is not only sizable but is filled with character from its vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, feature spiral staircase and a very unique wood burning stove that easily heats this immense room.

. 3 At the top of the spiral staircase is a galleried mezzanine landing which gives a birds eye view of the sitting room and is also the entrance lobby for the final amazing room in the chapel. Currently a teenagers exceptional bedroom that has large Velux windows that make this room awash with light and gives privacy for the occupant. Naturally this room could have a variety of uses other than a bedroom such a work from home office, therapy room, games room or hobby room to name a few.

. 4 The property backs onto open fields and has delightful views across the surrounding countryside. To the rear of the property there is a large sun terrace which is ideal for Alfresco dining. The front garden has been landscaped and has a level lawned area to one side and a further paved patio area for outdoor dining. The is private driveway parking for approx. 3 cars behind private gates.

Location Horsedowns is approximately one mile east of the village of Leedstown and only a couple of miles south west of the village of Praze-an-Beeble, with both villages having good local amenities. Leedstown has a village store, pub and primary school. Praze-an-Beeble, which has an active local community with many clubs and societies also has a pub, Post Office, bakery, delicatessen, newsagents, hairdressers, café, fish and chip shop, primary school, health centre with dispensary, nursing home and sports pitches etc. The property is conveniently positioned for both the North and South coasts of Cornwall with its stunning beaches, dramatic cliff top walks and coves. The ancient market town of Helston along with the coastal town of Hayle on the north coast are both short drives away and the attractive sandy beaches at Praa Sands and Gwithian Towans are both popular with surfers and locals and are 6 and 6½ miles away respectively.

. 5 The ever popular fishing village of Porthleven with many pubs, restaurants including Rick Steins and Cornwall's leading holiday town of St Ives with beautiful beaches, nightlife and galleries are both approx. 7 miles away each. Main line train links to London Paddington are available approx. 5 miles away at St Erth. The City of Truro with its excellent shopping centre, health and commercial facilities is approximately 19 miles distant. There are many country lanes, bridleways, byways and paths in the area ideal for walking, cycling or riding out etc.

Services The following services are available: Mains electricity, mains water supply, private drainage, oil fired under floor heating, bottled gas for cooker only and telephone connection although we have not verified this. High speed fibre broadband including VIOP telephony to the property, approx. 300 MB. Council tax band ' E'.

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London Country Association Sales

  • 48 Elizabeth Street
  • London
  • SW1W 9PA
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