The Property This very attractive Listed former Methodist Church is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a pitched tiled roof. It is to be found located on the edge of the very pretty village of Sheepscombe, with extensive elevated views across the valley to the main part of the village and Painswick, The extent of the property is shown edged in red for identification purposes only upon the plan within these sales particulars. The property is located in a convenience position for larger nearby centres including Cheltenham and Stroud, as well as access to the M5 motorway. Accommodation: Porch with double doors to the main chapel. Main chapel: 25' x 26' max. Including porch and raised dias = 690 sq ft approx (60 sq mt). Vestry/Office: 15'3
" x 19'4
" = 295 sq ft (27.4 sq mt) Kitchen: 10'8
" x 7' = 75 sq ft (7 sq mt) with single sink unit, wall and floor units and rear door. Lobby to cloakrooms. Overall floor area approximately 1020 sq ft (95 sq mt). Outside the church sits in a site of approximately 0.3 acres, which slopes from North to South and which has many grave stones within it. Viewings The general location of the property may be viewed during normal daylight hours. We are arranging a number of open view times as follows: 1. Wednesday 3rd October, 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm 2. Saturday 6th October, 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm 3. Thursday 11th October, 9.30 am - 10.30 am Location The property is to be found on the edge of the highly sought after Cotswold village of Sheepscombe, which has a primary school, public house, village hall and parish church as everyday amenities. The larger town of Painswick is about a mile and a half away and a full range of retail, commercial, leisure and educational facilities are available in Cheltenham, about 9 miles to the north or Stroud, approximately 6 miles to the south. Mainline trains are also available in both towns as well as in Gloucester and the M5 motorway can be joined at junction 11A, which is about 5 miles from the property. Services & Tenure Interested parties should address all specific enquiries to the relevant service company, but it is understood that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the building. We are informed that the vendors enjoy freehold title and vacant possession will be granted upon completion of a sale. Town & Country Planning The property is Listed Grade Ii as being of historic and architectural interest and also falls within the Conservation Area of Sheepscombe. The former use of the building is within D1 of the Use Class Order as a place of worship. Services closed in November 2017. This would also permit other community uses, including clinics, surgeries, crèches, day nurseries and consulting rooms. Alternatively, the building could be converted into an attractive small single cottage, subject to planning permission being granted. Interested parties should address any specific enquiries to the relevant planning authority. Important Notes 1. There are headstones and graves within the grounds of the property and access will need to be reserved for family members. We are informed that there is potentially one further internment and one further burial to take place. 2. The vendors reserve the right to remove internal fixtures and fittings or leave them within the property at completion. Method Of Sale The property is offered for sale by informal tender. Offers are to be made in writing by 12 noon on Wednesday 24th October 2018, at the offices of Perry Bishop & Chambers, 2 Silver Street, Cirencester, Gl7 2Bl. These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves or by email or post, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand, posted to our Cirencester office or by email to 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 lowest or any offer. A...