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Detached house for sale

The Old Chapel, Skipton Bridge, Thirsk, YO7

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive former chapel
  • Planning consent for conversion
  • Plans provide for four bedroom layout
  • Lawned garden
  • Outbuilding/garage
  • Adjoining open countryside
  • Convenient location
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


A rare opportunity to convert a detached former chapel which has planning consent to create a four bedroom home, subject to conditions, with lawned garden and large outbuilding/garage, set back from the road with open views in a convenient village location close to Thirsk, Ripon and the A1.

A handsome former chapel and adjoining school room which now provide the purchaser with an exciting opportunity to create an individual detached home in an appealing location adjoining open countryside. Hambleton District Council have granted planning permission for 06/00820/FUL and preparatory work has been carried out to provide a shell for the purchaser to fit out the interiors to their own taste and specification, whilst retaining large attractive windows, a fireplace and full height interiors with exposed brick. In detail the plans provide for an entrance lobby with store and guest wc, living room, central hallway with staircase to the first floor, kitchen and separate dining room plus study and utility to be formed from a single storey extension, to the first floor the plans provide for four bedrooms including an ensuite to the master bedroom plus a house bathroom. Externally the property is approached by a shared driveway leading to a large gravelled private parking area with off street parking for several vehicles and access via sliding doors to an outbuilding with windows to two sides, there is a lawn adjacent to the chapel and a path leading to the main entrance and in turn to the front where there is a further entrance, to the side there is an area of hard standing with a base for the single storey extension. NB there is a public footpath adjacent to the property which continues along the shared driveway.

From Ripon and the A1 follow the A61 north towards Thirsk and continue through Baldersby and ahead at the next roundabout until reaching Skipton Bridge. Continue through the traffic lights and just after the turning to Catton the property can be found on the left hand side, identified by our for sale sign, continue up the drive where the parking area is to the left.

Skipton Bridge is a convenient village which is in driving distance of the market town of Thirsk, cathedral city of Ripon and attractive dales town of Masham, also within easy reach of the A1 with links to the regions motorway network and key business centres. There are shops and services, schools for primary and secondary ages plus restaurants and nightlife in Thirsk and Ripon whilst public houses and primary schools can be found in local villages. The area is surrounded by some of the region's most beautiful countryside with access to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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