Frome, Somerset, BA11
£200,000

Guide price

Opportunity to purchase a former Church (classed as a non-designated heritage asset) of approximately 2,400 sq.ft and set within 0.3 acres. Offers due Weds 27th April 2022.

THE PROPERTY

The church was originally built in the 1800's with solid stone elevations under a pitched slated roof.

The building stands in a rectangular plot approximately 20 metres wide with a depth of 65 metres. It occupies an elevated position fronting Portway, but has no vehicular access. The return frontage is to a public footpath.

The overall site area is about 0.3 acres.

The property is about half a mile from Frome's thriving town centre in a predominantly residential area. The town has excellent services and is conveniently placed for Bath and the motorway network.

The accommodation can be summarised as follows:

Ground Floor Double doors to hallway leading to

Chapel 13m X 10m = 130 sqm (1,400 sq.ft)

Steps up to School Room 7.1m X 9.5m = 67.5 sqm (725 sq.ft)

Kitchen 4.6m X 3.2m = 14.7 sqm (160 sq.ft). Cloaks.

Outside:

To the front is a grassed area and to the rear a large open sloping garden space. There are no gravestones or memorials.

DIRECTIONS

From A361 Frome by-pass take the A362 Warminster Road, signed to town centre. At the roundabout take second exit, still on the A362 into Portway. After half a mile the church is on the left at the junction of Alexandra Road, identified by the agents sale board.

VIEWING

Viewings are strictly by appointment on two open days, with timed slots, to be held on Saturday 2nd April 2022 from 10am to 12pm and Wednesday 6th April 2022 from 2pm to 4pm. The site can also be viewed from the roadside. (VIEWINGS NOW CONDUCTED)

Please contact our Land Department on 01285 646770 to book your appointment to view.

*Please note - The party conducting the viewing will not be able to answer questions about the property. Any queries should be sent by email to peterchambers@perrybishop.co.uk.

SERVICES AND TENURE

The property is held with freehold title and is not, as far as we are aware, subject to any leases or any Reverted Clauses.

We have assumed vacant possession upon completion of a disposal and as far as we are aware, there are no restrictive covenants relating to the property that will have any adverse affect upon its value or marketability.

We are informed that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property.

LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY

Mendip District Council

Tel: 0300 303 8588

www.mendip.gov.uk

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING

The present use of the building is within F1 of the Use Classes order as a place of worship, which would also permit other community uses such as clinics, surgeries, creches, day nurseries and consulting rooms.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the Local Planning Authority.

METHOD OF SALE

The land is offered for sale by informal tender, offers must be made in writing no later than Wednesday 27th April 2022.

These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand or posted to our Cirencester office or by email to peterchambers@perrybishop.co.uk.

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline, and the vendor is not bound to accept the highest or any offer. A decision will be made as soon as possible before or after the closing date, with all parties that have made an offer being notified accordingly.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Offers may be made unconditionally, in which case contracts must be exchanged within 8 weeks of receipt of draft contract, and there will be an uplift provision of 50% of any increase in value attributable to a subsequent planning consent.

Alternatively, offers may be made subject to planning consent (details to disclosed), in which case conditional contracts are to be exchanged within 8 weeks.

JOINT AGENT WITH CHRISTOPHERS CHARTERED SURVEYORS

01285 238859

Perry Bishop and Chambers - Cirencester

2 Silver Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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