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Melsonby, North Yorkshire

Chapel
                conversion for sale

Dating back to c. 1866, this former chapel retains many character features including wonderfully high ceilings and stained glass windows throughout. The large living space makes it an amazing place to entertain friends and family.

This is a rare and unique chapel conversion into a three-bedroomed family home, along with a study and playroom. It has planning consent to extend to four-bedroomed, across a third floor with double height roof space, if desired. The building is of historical interest within a conservation area, but with no covenants or restrictions in terms of materials if the property is to be further developed.

Chapel
                conversion for sale

Chapel
                conversion for sale

Close to the A1(M) and the A66 (both approx. 1 mile away) this country setting is an ideal base for a buyer who desires a rural location with good transport links. The market town of Richmond is 5 miles away. Darlington, on the London to Edinburgh East Coast mainline, is 8 miles away. Teesside Airport 13 miles.

The village itself has a primary school (GOOD Ofsted rating), public house, church, two play parks, beauty salon, a village green (where the annual village sports day and other community events are held) and there are a number of well-regarded state and private schools in the area: in Richmond, Barnard Castle, Darlington and Yarm.

Chapel
                conversion for sale

An enclosed garden with large log store and workshop. Off-road parking on a private driveway. The property has oil fired central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.

Price: £295,000

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CASTLEHILL CHURCH, FORRES, MORAY, GRAMPIAM, Scotland





Substantial 1870’s church building situated on Forres high street. This property has planning consent and listed buildings consent to convert to two large houses taking full advantage of the internal features and stained glass windows.
Planning Refs: 07/01463/FUL  and 07/01464/LBC





Forres provides many amenities; Post Office, Primary and Secondary schools, swimming pool, supermarkets, award winning parks, 18 hole golf course and many local distilleries. Being very close to beautiful beaches offering sailing and dolphin watching. The town is only 4 miles from the famous Findhorn centre, and is home to Findhorn’s sister college, Cluny House.
The building was designed by John Rhind and as well as having beautiful stained windows, it also houses a stunning ceiling. It has an enormous lower floor lit by numerous arched windows.
The conversion has been started: dry rot treatment, stripping out internal partition walls, toilets etc, and the roof has been repaired. The present owner had hoped that it might become a community building but this has not been possible and the building is now on The Buildings at Risk Register (making it potentially easier to obtain grants for repair).
Great potential for either private dwellings or as a centre for tourism for this stunning area.



Price: £150,000
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The Chapel, CHAPEL MEWS, NEW YORK, LINCOLNSHIRE



This Beautiful Chapel is ready for Development. It has an open rural outlook at head of the village!



Detailed Planning Permission is in place for residential use. Detailed Planning Permission is in place for up to THREE DWELLINGS so would suit a small developer or builder.



FULL OF ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES. Would make a fabulous GRAND COUNTRY HOUSE.

Wesleyan chapel" (the main part of the building) Has p/p to convert into 1 or 2 dwellings and is for sale ready for its conversion!



To the rear of the building is a single storey extension which has already been converted to form a separate dwelling.

Price: £185,500



Urquhart,
MORAY, Grampian Highlands, Scotland

Seven bedroom church conversion half a mile from the village of Urquhart, currently being run as a successful four star B & B with a self catering apartment and with planning consent for three lodges in the beautiful, two acres of gardens which boast a pond and a waterfall.

The church building dates back to 1843 and is B-listed. The bell tower still has the original bell, it is now connected to a clock and sounds automatically or you still can ring it the old-fashioned way with the rope!

Lounge and 'gallery' dining area; Second lounge 'Bar' style; Main kitchen/breakfast room; Seven bedrooms in total - three with en suite; Two further bathrooms; Third lounge - part of the integral flat with open archway to the second kitchen.

The church is approximately five miles to the east of the county town of Elgin (Scotlands smallest and friendliest city) and is close to both the Grampian Highlands and to the white sandy beaches and dunes of the Moray Firth where dolphins are frequently spotted.





The property is set in grounds of approx two acres.

The vendor has planning permission for:
1) Three lodges for holiday let amongst the trees of the lower part of the grounds, each one with open uninterrupted views towards either the east, the west or the north-west from its own extensive terrace.
2) Extensive internal alterations within the church building: Forming nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms (of which are seven are en suite).
Opening and converting the altar area at the back of the church into a grand lounge/ dining area with two stone steps, with conversion of the vestry toilet into a kitchen with direct access to the garden, extending the existing apartment to nearly double the size!
Creation of a mezzanine gallery to main lounge under the original church ceiling as to extend the spectacular main reception area (or for business purpose as to offer unique, spectacular space for bistro lounge/restaurant facilities).

The vendor may consider a 'Lease-to-Buy'-arrangement as to ease the entry for potential buyers; especially if new in the business. Active help with the start and continued promotion by the present owner if required - and/or a business loan is required.