3 bed Flat (for sale) Chy Kensa, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26

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Savills - Cornwall
73 Lemon Street, Truro
01872 703876
First Published

8th Apr 2022

Last Published

16th Jul 2022



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A luxury three-bedroom Penthouse apartment in an enviable position within St Ives, with superb views across both the town and the bay with ample parking for two cars.

The front door opens in to a spacious hall with engineered oak flooring which runs throughout the apartment with the exception of the bedrooms which are carpeted.

To the left is the large living area. This is in three distinct areas having been built into the roof of the house. To the right is a large seating area with a vaulted ceiling and a window to the front overlooking the bay, the dining area to the left again has a vaulted ceiling and a window to the front but also benefits from three large glass windows which offer panoramic views over St Ives town to St Nicolas Chapel on the hill.

The kitchen area is to the rear of the dining area but whilst part of the same room feels quite separate as it is slightly offset. It has modern white gloss units to include large floor to ceiling pantry cupboards and grey Silestone style worktops built in Neff appliances to include a double oven, dishwasher, induction hop, fridge freezer and space for a further freestanding fridge freezer.

Also off the hall is the family bathroom which has a large freestanding bath, dual sinks, open rain shower and tiled flooring. Two built in cupboards, one is for storage i.e. Coats, shoes etc. And the other is a utility cupboard with a stacked Siemens washing machine and tumble drier.

Three steps then drop down from the hall into a small office area with a corridor then leading to the three bedrooms and to the door leading out on to the terrace.

The principal bedroom is extremely spacious dual aspect room with three built in wardrobes, an en suite bathroom and patio doors leading out on to the rear terrace.

The two further bedrooms are of good size, the rear of which is dual aspect with an en suite shower room and patio doors out on to the terrace.

There is also a large double door Airing cupboard in the corridor which houses the central heating boiler, the hot water tank and the underfloor heating manifold system along with shelving and ample space for further storage.

Gardens & The Exterior-

The apartment boasts an extremely large private L shaped west facing rear terrace which can be accessed from either of two bedrooms or from the central corridor. Bordered by hip high stone walls with glass balustrade above the flooring is composite decking.

To the left of the entrance is a slate built external kitchen area with sink, hot & cold taps, significant shelving and space for a large free-standing BBQ, from which there are views out over St Ives Bay.

There is more than sufficient space for a large dining area and a separate seating area. The current owners have surrounded the perimeter with a large selection of potted plants and evergreen shrubs creating a very attractive and relaxing setting.


St Ives has some outstanding schools across all ages. St Ives Infants (Ofsted Outstanding) St Ives Juniors (Ofsted Good) and St Ives Secondary School is the first Secondary school in Cornwall to receive the Ofsted Outstanding classification


Mains Water & Drainage
Gas Fired underfloor central heating with individual temperature controlled rooms
Video Entry phone system
Sky Wi-Fi – download speed 16mg
Reserved “Back to Back” Parking for 2 cars

Leasehold (Share of Freehold)

Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.

Fixtures & Fittings-

May be available via separate negotiation

Important notice

Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Cornwall’s unique character comes from its historic landscape and some 400 miles of spectacular coastline. This unique property occupies a magnificent setting facing due East looking out over St Ives Bay. Porthminster Beach is a quarter of a mile walk and St Ives centre with the beach, shops, bars and restaurants is only half a mile away.

Home to the landmark Tate St Ives Gallery (built in 1993) and the famous Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives is bordered by three beautiful sandy beaches which are repeatedly voted among the best in the British Isles, one particularly for surfing. Set against the colourful backdrop of the working fishing harbour, the turquoise waters of St. Ives have attracted artists since the 19th century due to its renowned clarity of light.

The town, with winding cobbled streets, is also a ‘foodie’ destination packed with numerous restaurants, pubs and cafes all offering excellent fare including the award-winning Porthminster Beach Café.

At nearby Lelant, overlooking the Hayle Estuary there is a spectacular links golf course with views stretching up towards Godrevy Lighthouse. A scenic branch railway line links Carbis Bay and St. Ives with the main London-Penzance line at nearby St. Erth.

Square Footage: 2,188 sq ft

Take the A30 towards Penzance; at the Hayle roundabout, take the second exit A3074 signposted to St Ives and proceed for approximately three miles through Lelant and Carbis Bay.
Approaching St Ives, continue past Tregenna Castle on the left and bear left on to Albert Road at the sign for St Ives through traffic and Trenwith Car Park. The road then bends sharply round to the left on to Talland Road after 10 metres take the right turn in to Bellers Road as Talland road bends sharply left again. Chy Kensa is the large three storey building on the left. There is a parking area at the rear of the property and the parking area for No 7 are the two spaces on the left by the low wall (marked No 7).

St Ives Town Centre, Harbour & Beach 0.5 miles – Porthminster Beach 0.25 miles
Truro 28 miles - Penzance 10 miles - Newquay Airport 35 miles

(all distances are approximate and in miles)


Local info for TR26

Floor plan


Property Value Data/Graphs for TR26

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 21.1% £463,253 1.9 1.3
Detached house 17.5% £778,793 3.7 2.4
Semi-detached house 9% £507,333 3 1.7
Terraced house 9% £566,330 3.7 1.5
End terrace house 7.2% £834,583 3.8 2
Villa 7.2% £450,833 2.5 2
Detached bungalow 6% £436,000 2.9 1.7
Cottage 5.4% £486,661 2.2 1.1
Land 4.8% £223,125 0.3 0.1
Bungalow 3% £602,000 2.6 1.4
Other 2.4% £302,500 0.8 0.8
Maisonette 2.4% £496,238 2.8 1.8
Lodge 1.2% £120,000 4 4
Parking/garage 1.2% £64,975 0 0
Mobile/park home 0.6% £55,000 2 1
Barn conversion 0.6% £275,000 0 0
Town house 0.6% £360,000 2 4
Semi-detached bungalow 0.6% £170,000 2 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£140,574 35.9%


Current Asking Prices in TR26 Average: £531,859

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £446,000 (5) £359,309 (29) £538,570 (42) £824,167 (18) £788,333 (9)
Flats £266,244 (8) £447,126 (23) £698,564 (7) £895,000 (1) -
All £335,381 (13) £392,997 (53) £561,427 (49) £760,476 (21) £788,333 (9)

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4 bed Flat () Monowai, Headland Road, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 £2,600,000
0 bed Terraced house () St. Andrews Street, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 £2,100,000
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