2 bed Town house (for sale) Lostwithiel Street, Fowey PL23

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May Whetter and Grose
Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey
01726 829080
First Published

5th Dec 2022

Last Published

22nd Dec 2022



  • Type: Town house
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A most impressive and characterful 2 bedroom chapel conversion situated in the centre of town with stunning views of the harbour and out to sea. Lovely south facing walled garden to ground floor, and further balcony to first floor with harbour views.

The Location

Fowey is regarded as one of the most attractive waterside communities in the county. Particularly well known as a popular sailing centre, the town has two thriving sailing clubs, a famous annual Regatta and excellent facilities for the keen yachtsman. For a small town Fowey provides a good range of shops and businesses catering for most day to day needs. The immediate area is surrounded by many miles of delightful coast and countryside much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust. Award winning restaurants, small boutique hotels, excellent public houses etc, have helped to establish Fowey as a popular, high quality, destination.

There are several excellent golf courses within easy reach, many world class gardens are to be found in the immediate area and the fascinating Eden Project with its futuristic biomes is just 5 miles to the north west.

There are good road links to the motorway system via the A38/A30. Railway links to London, Paddington, can be made locally at Par, and St. Austell and there are flights to London and other destinations from Newquay.

The Property

A most impressive and substantial conversion of a chapel located in the centre of town, with stunning views to the harbour and out to sea.

Sympathetically renovated approximately 25 years ago to high standard and retaining some of the original features, this lovely building houses 3 individually styled properties. The property benefits from a number of original features, such as exposed beams and woodwork and attractive leaded windows throughout.

Apartment 3 boasts spacious living accommodation and is arranged over 3 floors with impressive views from both the first and second floor.

The property is accessed from a shared entrance hallway with doors to all 3 properties within the Chapel. The front door to number 3 opens to a hallway with stairs leading to the first floor. To one side there are useful storage cupboards built from wood saved from pews when the conversion was carried out.

A door opens to a generous principal bedroom with double doors opening to the enclosed and private garden. An attractive feature is an original leaded glass window to one wall.

From the hallway a further door opens to bedroom 2 with 2 windows to the side elevation, again with original stained glass. There is a family bathroom with panelled bath and shower over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Original leaded glass window to side elevation.

On the first floor, stairs lead up to the top floor and light floods in from the large window to the side elevation. A door opens to the lovely sitting room, with part panelled walls with original wood from church pews. A large feature window offers stunning views to the harbour and out to sea. There is a further feature arched leaded window and a door opens to a south facing balcony, an ideal spot for sunbathing.

Also on this floor there is a cloakroom with WC and wash basin.

On the second floor the stairs lead up to an open plan kitchen/dining room area. This lovely space offers the most wonderful views of the estuary, from both large feature windows to the rear elevation, along with 2 large Velux windows with views up to Pont creek and countryside on the east bank. There is a further Velux window in the kitchen.

The kitchen has a range of base units with ample work surface over. There is an oven with 4 ring gas hob over and extractor fan, sink and drainer, fridge and freezer.


The property is accessed directly from Lostwithiel Street, via granite steps leading to the front of the building where there is paved area. There are gates to either side of the building. The left hand side gate opens to steps which lead down to cellar (5.38m x 2.42m). This area is shared between the 3 properties and houses a tumble dryer. The gate to the right opens to a shared side access used by apartments 2 and 3 to access their rear gardens. Please ask for further information.

An attractive walled rear garden is accessed from doors opening from the principal bedroom. This lovely area has a good degree of privacy, is south facing and attracts sun all day. A south facing balcony is accessed from the sitting room and is a super space to enjoy the activities of the harbour.

Epc Rating - D

Council Tax Band - E

Agents Note

The property is a leasehold held on a 999 year lease commenced in 1999. The freehold is currently owned by the vendor. Upon completion the freehold will revert to shared ownership between the leaseholders. Ground rent £1 pa. Maintenance is shared between all 3 leaseholders.

All 3 properties within the building can be used for private dwelling or holiday home, but are not permitted for use as a commercial holiday let.


Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents: May Whetter & Grose, Estuary House, Fore Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AH.
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None of the services, systems or appliances at the property have been tested by the Agents.


Local info for PL23

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Other 24.1% £787,692 3.8 2.7
Detached house 14.8% £1,193,750 4.8 3.1
Lodge 11.1% £263,328 2 2
Flat 11.1% £387,000 2.3 1.5
Terraced house 7.4% £495,000 3 1.5
Semi-detached house 7.4% £448,750 4 2.8
Bungalow 5.6% £433,333 2.3 1.7
End terrace house 3.7% £605,000 3 1.5
Cottage 3.7% £515,000 3 2
Mobile/park home 3.7% £219,973 2.5 2
Detached bungalow 1.9% £500,000 2 1
Land 1.9% £850,000 0 0
Town house 1.9% £750,000 2 1
Terraced bungalow 1.9% £235,000 2 1

Area Information

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Current Asking Prices in PL23 Average: £625,591

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £267,500 (2) £398,995 (10) £575,500 (10) £790,625 (8) £1,150,000 (7)
Flats - £329,400 (5) - £675,000 (1) -
All £267,500 (2) £343,663 (21) £575,500 (10) £777,778 (9) £1,150,000 (7)

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