THE PROPERTY COMPRISES A CHURCH BUILT IN THE 1960s OF CAVITY BRICK UNDER A PITCHED ROOF AND PROVIDES AN ENTRANCE LOBBY, MEETING ROOM, INNER HALL, DISABLED WC, CHURCH, SIDE CHAPEL, FURTHER WC, CONFESSIONAL BOX AND VESTRY.
THE PREMISES ARE SET IN EXTENSIVE GROUNDS OF 1.543 ACRES WITH DOUBLE GATES LEADING TO A TARMAC CAR PARK AND ADJACENT TO A MODERN DEVELOPMENT OF SEMI-DETACHED TERRACED HOUSES TO THE NORTH.
THERE IS POTENTIAL TO CONVERT THE CHURCH TO A DWELLING SUBJECT TO ANY PLANNING APPLICATION.
The Church is situated on the east side of Warsop Lane and adjoins Woodlark Close which is off Nightjar Way a development constructed by Wimpey a few years ago. The property is situated close to The Joseph Whitaker Senior School and within a short walking distance to the centre of the village of Rainworth which serves a population of less than 8,000 and provides a wide range of shops and supermarkets. Lakeview Primary School and Python Hill Junior and Infant School.
The village has good road access via the A617 which leads to the A614 Nottingham to Doncaster Road in the east and the A617 provides good road access to Junctions 27 and 28 of the M1 Motorway. The national cycle network on the south through lane leading to Sherwood Forest. There are regular bus services to Nottingham and Mansfield.
The Church was built in the 1960s of cavity brick under a felted pitched roof to the main buildings together with mineralised felt and with a single storey flat roof building to the north. The Church has an exposed brick wall to the east elevation and attractive exposed timber trusses. A particular feature of this property is the tarmac car park which leads to a large grassed area which extends to approximately 1.54 acres where there is possible potential to provide dwellings (please see the Overage Clause below).
The accommodation consists of the following:-
2.21m x 2.22m (7'3 x 7'3 )
With hospital style radiator and door to Kitchen/Meeting Room.
2.45m x 3.53m + 3.92m x 2.32m (8'0 x 11'6 + 12'
With two central heating radiators, a range of fitted base units with worktops, wall cupboards, three double glazed windows, four further windows
2.26m x 3.08m (7'4 x 10'1 )
With double doors to the Church and door to Disabled WC
2.72m x 2.27m (8'11 x 7'5 )
With low level WC, wash hand basin, H&C from an electric water heater, central heating radiator. Double doors lead from the Entrance Hall to the Church.
15.79m x 10.01m + 5.92m x 8.51m (51'9 x 32'10 +
Timber framed construction, exposed brick walls, 13 radiators, a Sanctuary with a display window with a door to the Vestry.
4.24m x 3.34m (13'10 x 10'11 )
With base units, central heating radiator, fluorescent light
3.39m x 2.21m (11'1 x 7'3 )
With door to WC with low level WC
3.34m x 5.03m (10'11 x 16'6 )
With central heating radiator
1.9m x 1.0m (6'2 x 3'3 )
With fluorescent light
1.37m x 0.82m (4'5 x 2'8 )
Access from the Church to the Vestry
Double gates lead through an established hedge to a tarmac car park with space for at least 20 cars and additional parking on the grass. There is a ramp access leading to the north of the Church. There is a cellar with a gas fired boiler (we were unable to access). The grounds which are mostly laid to grass extends to 1.54 acres. In the north eastern corner of the grounds there is a dilapidated timber field shelter.
The floor area of the Church excluding the basement is 285.69 sq.m 3075 sq.ft
The tenure of the property is Freehold.
As the main purpose of the building is as a place of worship then it will not require an EPC. Church halls and other peripheral buildings may need an EPC however if there is another use many church halls are used for nurseries for example and would need an EPC when being sold or let.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected to the property but no tests have been undertaken to any of these installations.
We understand that the premises are not currently rated as buildings for public religious worship are exempt,
The site will be sold subject to an overage provision under which the vendor will be entitled to 30% of the uplift in the value of the site on the grant of planning permission for a higher value use other than the existing D1 (non residential institutions) use for a period of 30 years from the sale date.
By appointment with the Agents.
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