Detached house for saleChapel House, Brick Kiln Lane, Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire
Sold STC £325,000
Unique development/refurbishment opportunity for residential or commercial use.
Very attractive Methodist Church circa 1870 with planning permission for conversion to a single residence (work commenced) or alternate use potential subject to gaining any necessary consents.
Set on the edge of the historic village of Rufford, Chapel House has a superb character frontage and offers prospective purchasers the opportunity to continue the conversion of the property into a single private residence or alternatively look at an alternate use, subject to gaining any necessary consents, once the purchase has taken place. Rufford itself has a wide variety of services including railway station, pub, cafes, pharmacy and a sought after primary school. A good array of services for a small country village.
The vendors are looking for unencumbered offers to purchase the property which will make an amazing and distinctive family home.
The property has been previously utilised as a Methodist retreat and previously had ground floor accommodation and 7 first floor bedrooms with toilet and shower accommodation. The current floorplan shows the extensive accommodation at present which comprises an entrance vestibule and entrance hallway off which is the main central space and off which can be found 3 additional rooms and a kitchen. Beyond the main central space is a further large living area with new bi-folding doors providing access onto garden decking and uninterrupted views over the local countryside from french doors to the rear of the property.
To the first floor at present there is 1 large open space, wash rooms and a kitchen/utility type space.
Full planning permission was granted on the 26th July 2013 Reference 2013/0558/COU for the conversion of the property to a single residential unit.
The proposed accommodation is as follows:
Entrance Hallway, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Lounge/Dining, Study, Inner Hallway, Family Room and Games Room.
To the first floor can be found the Master Bedroom with en-suite facility together with 3 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom all utilising the family bathroom.
The existing property has been extended to the rear and this currently provides a large open space which is proposed to be a family room and games room within the new conversion however prospective purchasers may note that the removal of this section of the property, subject to any necessary consents, may be beneficial to the property generally in terms of freeing up garden space and giving balance to the property generally.
At present the external areas are private and easily accessible whilst to the front is a spacious off road parking and turning area.
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