This former church for sale is a “coastal landmark” which comes with planning permission to create new homes. 

Flexbury Church, in Bude, was built in 1905 by local builder John Pethick, and is Grade II listed. 

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The pews are made from a local shipwreck. (Webbers Property Services )

The building includes school rooms and meeting rooms, and was used as a Methodist church. 

The construction of the church is described by Historic England as an “ambitious eccentric free Gothic style”, with gable ends and various towers. 

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One of the meeting rooms, with stained glass windows. (Webbers Property Services )

Unique local materials were used in the building of the church, with the pulpit and pews said to be made from pitch pine from a nearby shipwreck, while the towers were made from Bude quarry stone. 

The property comes with listed building consent and conditional planning consent to create nine apartments. 

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The church overlooks the golf course. (Webbers Property Services )

The church also overlooks Bude Golf Club, and is within a five minute walk of Crooklets Beach. 

The property is being sold by Webbers Property Services for a price of £595,000.

The agent described the listing as: “A superb opportunity to purchase a prominent, Grade II listed, landmark building, including the church and attached Sunday school, in the stunning coastal resort of Bude with granted planning permission for nine exclusive apartments, within a short level stroll of the beach.”