3 bedroom character property for saleMoor Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire
- Converted former Wesleyan Chapel
- Three bedrooms
- Re-fitted kitchen with utility area
- Bathroom with four piece suite
- Large open plan living/dining room
- Planning permission granted for a fourth bedroom
A rare and unique opportunity to own a converted Wesleyan Chapel dating back to c.1866 which has been sympathetically restored by the current owners and is situated in the popular village of Melsonby. The property benefits from generously proportioned accommodation with a double width driveway and fantastic scope for further extensions subject to the necessary building regulations and has planning permission for a fourth bedroom. The property retains many original features and must be viewed to appreciate. EPC (EER) F21
Situation And Amenities - The Old Chapel is situated within the heart of the popular village of Melsonby which lies in an extremely attractive rural area. The village itself has a primary school, public house and a church. There are a number of well regarded state and private sector schools in the area: in Richmond, Barnard Castle, Darlington and Yarm. The popular market town of Richmond is approx 5 miles away; Darlington is approx 8 miles away and is on the East Coast Main Line, Teesside Airport is approx 13 miles and Newcastle upon Tyne approx 40 miles. The A1(M) and A66 are easily accessible and approx 1 mile away. All of which makes Melsonby an ideal base for a buyer who desires a country setting with good communications links.
The Old Chapel - The Old Chapel is a former Wesleyan Chapel which dates back to c. 1866, it has also historically been used as a village hall. This delightfully quirky property has undergone a series of extensive improvements by the current owners making it a fabulous, three bedroom family home. The property has further scope for extension and improvements subject to the necessary building regulations and has planning permission for a fourth bedroom. Internal viewing is essential to appreciate the fantastic potential on offer. The property is being offered with no upward chain.
Ground Floor - Access to the property is gained via the entrance porch which in turn leads to the entrance hallway, retaining many character and original features. The main living room/dining room is a particular feature of the property, it is a room of generous proportions, flooded with light from the stunning, restored, stained glass windows and featuring a solid fuel log burner. The kitchen is fitted with contemporary dark wood units benefiting from integrated appliances with a useful utility room adjoining. The master bedroom has stained glass windows and wonderful high ceilings giving a most opulent feel, the "twisted" oak furniture compliments the space and is available by separate negotiation. There is a further double bedroom on the ground floor which features a mezzanine office/seating area, ideal for working from home or older children requiring their own space. The bathroom is fitted with a contemporary four piece suite with stylish tiling to the walls.
First Floor - The first floor landing has a further bedroom with a feature stained glass window and a playroom which has scope for further development.
Attic Space - There is double height roof space with superb scope for conversion subject to the necessary building regulations and planning permission. This space really must be viewed to fully appreciate the potential on offer. Please note that this space can only be accessed via vertical ladders in situ and would be used at the buyers own risk.
Garden And Parking - There is a south facing enclosed garden with an outside tap and a raised decked patio area leading to the large shed/workshop/summerhouse. There is a double width driveway to the side of the property providing parking for two vehicles.
Tenure - The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Local Authority And Council Tax Band - Richmond District Council Tel: 01748 829100.
For council tax purposes the property is banded E.
Services - Oil fired central heating, mains electric, water and drainage.
Viewings - Viewings are strictly by appointment with GSC Grays, telephone 01748 829217.
Particulars - The particulars were written in October 2016.
The photographs were taken in August 2016.
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