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Guide Price: £275,000*

Auction Date: Thursday 8th September 2022

Auction Venue: Online Virtual Auction, remote bidding only

Auction Time: 12:00

Old School House, Twelveheads, Truro, Cornwall

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Property Description

A Grade II Listed former Methodist chapel previously utilised as a Fine Art studio and the adjoining former school-house, now a 2 bedroom bungalow requiring refurbishment throughout. Dating back to 1842 and being offered for sale for the first time in over half a Century, the properties offer tremendous potential for refurbishment and sympathetic conversion, subject to any requisite consents, upon which interested parties must make and rely upon their own planning enquiries of Cornwall Council Planning Department.


The properties enjoy a charming rural setting on the fringes of the hamlet of Twelveheads, in the parish of Chacewater. Lying to the East of St Day, being readily commutable to both the Cathedral City of Truro and Redruth.

Bethel Chapel

Open plan ground floor space with wooden staircase leading up to a mezzanine level and a former studio/reception room.

Old School House

Entrance porch, kitchen with pantry off, sitting room with access to the garden, inner lobby, two bedrooms and bathroom.


Small garden area to the front of both properties.

Auctioneers Note

We understand that the adjoining land belonging to the Lord Falmouth Estate and has been leased to the property for the duration of our vendors ownership. The rental amount is currently £240 per annum, paid in instalments of £120 every six months. Interested parties must make and rely upon their own enquiries as to if this land can continue to be rented upon the sale of the property, or if it would be possible to purchase the land and former ruins adjoining the Chapel from the Estate.


Strictly by prior appointment with Stratton Creber Truro 01872 275376. General enquiries Countrywide Property Auctions 01395 275691.

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