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Contact the Ledbury Office on 01531 634648 Option 1.
- Interesting Opportunity
- Former Methodist Church
- Offering Considerable Potential
An Interesting Opportunity To Acquire A Freehold Former Methodist Church Offering Considerable Potential For A Variety Of Commercial Uses Or Residential Conversion (Subject To Any Necessary Consents)
Location & Description
Ledbury has a wide range of local facilities and amenities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors' surgeries, community hospital and a mainline railway station with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately sixteen miles distant and the M50 motorway is available approximately four miles to the south of the town.
This former Methodist church is an attractive and very imposing building believed to date back to 1849. It is conveniently located within a conservation area close to Ledbury town centre. The building offers considerable potential for a variety of commercial uses, subject to any necessary consent. There is also potential for residential redevelopment, again subject to consent. At present it is arranged on the ground floor with an entrance lobby, a large community room with kitchen and toilet off. On the first floor there is the church room with an accessible toilet for the disabled off. A rear lobby gives access to a vestry and a further cloakroom with two toilets. On the second floor there is an attractive U shaped gallery and organ loft. To the rear there is an area of garden backing onto Homend Crescent. The property has gas fired heating and extensive double glazing. The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):
With glazed double doors to front. Further glazed single door to front. Window to front. Quarry tile floor. Wide central staircase to the first floor. Door giving access to the community room.
Community Room - 9.12m (29.91ft) × 8.84m (29ft)
With three double radiators. Walk-in storage cupboard. Two windows to front and further windows to either side. Multi-paned door to side.
Fitted with a wash basin and WC. Ventilator. Fitted cupboard.
Kitchen - 2.64m (8.66ft) × 2.29m (7.51ft)
Fitted with a range of modern units comprising twin stainless steel sinks with base units under. Further base units. Drawer pack. Wall mounted cupboards. Work surfaces with tiled surrounds. Built-in oven with 4-ring electric hob. Integral fridge. Ventilator. Single radiator. Window to side. FIRST FLOOR
Church Room - 10.52m (34.51ft) × 8.99m (29.49ft)
With six double radiators. Three double glazed windows to either side.
Fitted with a wash basin and WC. Double radiator. Ventilator. Two windows to front.
With window to front. Staircase giving access to the second floor gallery.
With staircase giving access to the organ loft.
With single radiator. Wash hand basin. Two WC cubicles.
Vestry - 5.23m (17.15ft) × 3.35m (10.99ft)
With two double radiators. Understairs cupboard. Two double glazed windows to rear. Door to side.
External Boiler Room
An attractive U shaped gallery with fitted pews. Three double glazed windows to either side. Large feature circular window to front.
Organ Loft - 4.27m (14.01ft) × 3.63m (11.91ft)
With windows to either side.
A shared pathway to the side of the property leads up to a raised area of garden to the rear. This backs onto Homend Crescent, which provides vehicular access and may offer potential for a building plot subject to consent.
We have been advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.
Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchases/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.
We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is Freehold.
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648)
MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:
- The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
- All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
- No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
From the agent's Ledbury office turn left at the traffic lights and proceed along the High Street. Continue into The Homend and the property will be located on the right hand side.
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