THE PROPERTY OCCUPIES AN ELEVATED POSITION WITH EXTENSIVE VIEWS TOWARDS THE PEAK DISTRICT AND HAS THE ADVANTAGE OF A TARMAC APRON TO THE FRONT OF THE PROPERTY WITH PARKING SPACE FOR 1 OR 2 CARS AND A PAIR OF STEEL GATES LEAD TO A GRASSED AREA TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE AND TO THE REAR OF THE CHURCH.
THE CHURCH IS CLOSE TO THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND PARISH CHURCH OPPOSITE THE OLD VICARAGE, CLOSE TO THE KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAH WITNESSES AND NEXT TO THE BLUE BELL PUBLIC HOUSE.
THE PROPERTY MAY WELL BE SUITABLE FOR CONVERSION INTO A CHILDREN'S DAY NURSERY, COMMUNITY CENTRE OR A WORKSHOP SUBJECT TO THE NECESSARY PLANNING CONSENT.
The subject property is situated on the south west side of High Street adjacent to the Blue Bell Public House, opposite the old Vicarage and diagonally opposite the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses and diagonally opposite the Church of England Parish Church. The premises are a short distance from the centre of the village of Bolsover, a market town serving a population of 12,000.
The town is renowned for its Castle which was built in 1613 which attracts numerous visitors throughout the year. Bolsover provides a wide variety of shops including supermarkets, schools of all grades and regular bus services to Chesterfield which is approximately 5 miles to the west. The town has excellent road access to Junction 29a of the M1 Motorway.
The subject property comprises a purpose built Roman Catholic Church constructed in 1967 of imitation stone under a pitched roof which is covered with tiles. The Church is of an unusual design and would provide a children's day nursery, community centre or workshop subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent. With picture windows to the rear elevation with extensive views towards the Derbyshire Peak District.
The accommodation consists of the following:-
4.53m x 3.42m (14'10 x 11'2 )
Double doors lead to a Reception Area with a tiled floor, central heating radiators, panelled ceiling and door to the Church
18.73m x 10.05m maximum (61'5 x 32'11 maximum)
With exposed roof trusses, timber panelled roof, 11 central heating radiators, part tiled floor, raised Sanctuary with marble altar
3.77m x 3.05m (12'4 x 10'0 )
With doors to outside, built in cupboards, door to Inner Sacristy
3.32m x 2.28m (10'10 x 7'5 )
With built in units, wash hand basin, hot water tap, central heating radiator, Keston wall mounted gas fired boiler heating radiators and hot water, built in strong room.
3.15m x 6.3m (10'4 x 20'8 )
With 2 double central heating radiators, 2 built in cupboards, inset stainless sink unit, water heater, door to WC
With low level WC, wash hand basin, H&C
At the front of the property is a tarmac apron with parking spaces for one or two vehicles and a pair of steel gates leads to a grassed area to the left hand side of the Church which then leads to the a further lawn to the rear of the Church. A flight of steps leads to a basement Boiler House.
2.31m x 2.49m (7'6 x 8'2 )
With gas fired boiler heating radiators.
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.
All mains services 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 floor area of the Church including the Boiler House is 242.42 sq.m. 2069 sq.ft.
Interested parties will note that there is sufficient headroom within the Church to provide a first floor, subject to any necessary planning and building control approvals.
The double gates to the left-hand side of the property do not form part of the property and belong to the neighbouring property. There is however, approximately a 2 metre strip behind the gates along the left-hand side of the Church leading to the rear of the Church that is included within the sale. There is no vehicular access to the rear of the Church.
By arrangement with the Agent.
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