For Sale by Modern Method of Auction. An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional Methodist Church with scope for further development, subject to the necessary consents. Read more
For Sale by Modern Method of Auction. An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional Methodist Church with scope for further development, subject to the necessary consents.
The Property A rare opportunity to purchase a Methodist Church which would be suitable for a variety of purposes, including those who may want to run a commercial business or for conversion to a residential property, subject to necessary consents and planning permission. It would also lend itself to continued use as a Church.
The main entrance leads into the main Church hall which benefits from a full range of tiered pews. To the rear, there is a large function room with access to the ladies and gents WCs. There is also a kitchen area with a range of fitted units, as well as a gas boiler and access to the vestibule area at the side with external access. There is an area of hard standing with flower beds to both sides of the property.
Services The property benefits from mains water, electricity, drainage and gas.
Tenure & Possession Freehold, available with vacant possession upon completion.
EPC Rating This property is EPC exempt.
Local Authority Durham County Council. The property is exempt from Council Tax.
Modern Method of Auction This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold Limited.
This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyer's solicitor. This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance. The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable.
Reservation Fee This being 4.2% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,000.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.
Referral Arrangements The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted. Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.
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The Area The property has excellent access both east and west on the A689 and is under ten minutes drive away from junction 60 of the A1(M), the major north south trunk road. Durham and Darlington are both accessible in less than half an hour by car and have more in the way of recreational pursuits and professional services. Sedgefield and its renowned racecourse is just a 15 minute drive.
In addition to it being ideally placed for commercial facilities the rural areas of the North Pennines, Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors are all within a few hour's travel, providing a wide range of outdoor leisure and rural pursuits. Bishop Auckland is ideally situated for the commuter. The town itself has a traditional high street with a range of shopping, professional services and private businesses and also provides schooling for all ages. There is an out of town complex providing twenty-four-hour supermarket shopping and fast food restaurants.
This is a Freehold property.
Property at a glance
For Sale by Modern Method of Auction
An exciting opportunity to purchase a traditional Methodist Church
Scope for further development, subject to the necessary consents
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