Peniel Chapel, Carno, Caersws, Powys, SY17


Guide price

A substantial Grade II listed former Chapel. Prominent position within the village. Carno benefits from village shop, post office, primary school, places of worship, public house. Newtown 13 miles. Machynlleth 17 miles. Coastal town of Aberdovey 27 miles. Currently with planning permission for conversion to residential. Potential buyers have a number of options regarding the existing planning permission or other commercial uses.


Front Entrance Vestibule

double entrance doors, decorative fanlight over, double wooden entrance door with 2 doors into chapel


15.69 x 11.26 (51'6 x 36'11 )

(176.82 sq m), 8 windows (some stained glass), pews and pulpit

Utility Room

with Belfast sink

Side Entrance

with double wooden doors, electric meters

Former Schoolroom

11.67 x 7 (38'3 x 23'0 )

(81.77 sq m), boarded floor, part wood panelled walls, fire grate, sink unit, plumbed for washing machine, 7 windows, 2 doors into the main chapel, oil central heating boiler (not working)


Parking area to the side. Lawned area to the side and rear. At the rear a former stables and small wooded area. Steps down to cellar.


Electricity, water and drainage connected.

NB The services, flues and appliances have not been tested and no warranty is provided with regard to their condition


Freehold and Leasehold. The Title is on two parts, the Leasehold section being 999 years from 2nd January 1811.

Please Note - the following covenant is placed on the property -

The purchaser for himself and his successors in title, with intent to bind, so far as is legally possible, all persons in whom the premises hereby conveyed shall for the time being he vested, covenant with the vendors

(1) that the trade of brewer, licensed victualler or sell of beer, wine or spirits or any other intoxicating liquor shall not at any time be carried on upon the said premises or any part thereof:

(2) that no building on the said premises or any part thereof shall be used as a club or saloon or hall in which intoxicants or drugs may be sold or consumed, nor shall it be used for the purpose of betting, gaming or wagering, or for any purpose that may become a nuisance to a place of worship, a vestry, Sunday school or manse


The property is Grade II listed (copy of listing available from the agents office). The property was erected in 1901 replacing a chapel built in 1811.

Reason for listing - listed as a fine early 20th century chapel in a prominent location. Notable for the consistency of its detailing.

Planning Permission:

Full Planning Permission (P/2016/0746) granted on the 21st September 2016.

Listed Building Consent P2016/0748 granted 31st October 2016.

Copy of the planning permissions available from the agents office.

Planning permission granted for a ground floor living room, kitchen/diner, utility, study, bedroom, shower room, retaining the pulpit area, double doors leading through to the front part of the chapel. First floor to comprise 2 bedrooms, bathroom, and mezzanine area overlooking the ground floor open area.

Further application passed in 2019 with a smaller proposal of converting the old schoolroom only into a ground floor lounge, kitchen/diner, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, utility area

Energy Performance Certificate:

The property is exempt due to its listing.

Money Laundering Regulations:

On putting forward an offer to purchase you will be required to produce adequate identification to prove your identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 came into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples: Passport or Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.

Mortgage Services:

If you require a mortgage, (whether buying through ourselves or any other agent), then please get in touch. We have an in-house Independent mortgage adviser (Mortgage Advice Bureau) who has access to a wealth of mortgage products. Appointments can be arranged to suit your individual requirements. Should you decide to use the services of MAB you should know that we would expect to receive a referral fee of £250.00 from them for recommending you to them.

MMP Survey Department:

If you are not buying through MMP then why not let our qualified surveyors inspect and report on the home you are buying before you complete the purchase.

We are able to undertake RICS HomeBuyer Reports and RICS Condition Reports that will provide you with a comment on any significant defects or repair items. For further information contact - Robert Thomas MRICS (Tel 01970 625020)


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To View:

By arrangement with the agents


From Llanidloes, take the A489 for 8 miles turning left to Caersws at the railway crossing. Proceed through the village continuing on the A470 to Carno. Proceed through the village passing the Spar and the ex Laura Ashley factory on the right hand side, and the Chapel will be found on the left hand side well before leaving the village.


01686 - 412567

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