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1 bedroom cottage for sale

Narborough, Kings Lynn

Withdrawn from Market £240,000

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Tenure: Freehold

OFFERED FOR SALE This delightful former Methodist Chapel and the more recently built Chapel Cottage, attached to the rear of the Chapel. The Chapel is predominantly of carrstone and brick construction under a slate and tile roof and is believed to date from c1871. The Chapel closed in 2002 and in recent years has been a local heritage centre for the village. Planning permission was granted for the conversion of the Chapel into a residential dwelling in 2004. This permission has subsequently expired but enquires to Breckland District Council suggest Residential Development in future maybe permitted subject to the criteria within the Planning Section of these details being met. Chapel Cottage is a charming 1 bedroom dwelling with the benefit of off road parking, oil fired central heating and has been built to an extremely high standard. There is the opportunity to combine both buildings into one unit (STPP).

Located in the middle of the village which lies approximately 10 miles to the South East of the busy port town of King's Lynn and 5.5 miles to the North West of Swaffham both of which offer excellent shopping and recreational facilities. 




MODERN FITTED KITCHEN: 5.92m x 2m (19'5" x 6'6") Single drainer, 1.5 bowl sink unit with tiled splash back, range of base units with work surfaces over, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, range of eye level cupboards, tiled floor, floor mounted oil fired combi boiler for central heating and hot water, Everhot electric hob cooker with two ovens (Roasting and Simmering) with extractor hood above. 

LIVING ROOM: 4.17m x 5.3m (13'8" x 17'4") Wooden double glazed windows, natural wood panelling to half height, tiled floor, aerial and telephone points, radiator.  

BEDROOM: 4.19m X 3.52m (13'8" x 11'6") Tiled floor, double glazed arch window, radiator, built in natural wood wardrobe cupboard and adjoining shelved cupboard, access to loft space, two stained arch windows looking into the kitchen and bathroom  

BATHROOM: Obscure double glazed window, tile surround and floor, Stand-alone roll top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan,  

OUTSIDE: Gravel seating area enclosed by brick wall, car parking area to accommodate two cars, bunded plastic oil tank. 


ENTRANCE PORCH: 2.11m x 1.1m (6'11" x 3'7") Arch windows to both sides, tile floor.  

MAIN HALL: 12.17m x 6.55m (39'11" x 21'5") Arched doorway, board wood floor, diamond paned leaded arched windows to north and south, roundel windows to east and west, exposed timber roof trusses, Height: 3.85m (12'7") at eaves and 4.98m (16'4") to ceiling. Currently occupied by Narborough Heritage Society but Vacant Possession will be realised on Completion.

In all about 79.71 sq. m (857.99sq.ft.) 

OUTSIDE: Gravel single car park space to side of Chapel giving access to Main Road via drop down kerb, Personnel gate giving access to Porch Entrance.  

SERVICES: Mains electric, water and private drainage. The Methodist Chapel and Chapel Cottage are both on the same electricity supply.  

COUNCIL TAX: We are advised by the local council that the Chapel Cottage is registered as band B for council tax purposes. 

REGISTERED TITLE Both properties are registered with the Land Registry. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Breckland Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham NR19 1EE 

METHOD OF SALE: The property is initially offered for sale by private treaty. The vendor and their agents reserve the right to invite best and final offers within a pre-determined timescale.. 

PLANNING: Preliminary enquiries have been made to Breckland Council with regards the Change of Use of the Chapel to a Dwelling. Within Breckland Council's response it was stated that 'any application submitted would be considered on its individual planning merits in particular regard will be had to Policies DC1 (Amenity), DC2 ( Principles of housing), DC16 ( Design), ( DC 19 parking) details of these policies are available on the Councils web site. You will appreciate that the proposed comments are without prejudice to any final decision which may be taken by the LPA on any formal application which may be received'. Planning permission was granted for the Change of Use from a Chapel to a Dwelling was granted in 2004-however, this has expired. The Breckland Council Planning Reference for this is 3PL/2003/1516/CU.  

IMPORTANT NOTE: These Property details are set out as a general outline only and do not constitute any part of any offer or contract. Any services, equipment, fittings or central heating systems have not been tested and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order. Prospective buyers are advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. Fixtures, fittings and other items are not included unless specifically described. All measurements, distances and areas are approximate and for guidance only. Prospective buyers are advised to check room measurements for any particular purpose eg. Fitted carpets and furniture. No assumptions should be made with regard to photographs, eg that any contents shown are included in the sale. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition. Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not a statement of fact. All statements contained in these particulars as to the property are made without responsibility on the part of Cruso & Wilkin, their joint Agents or the Vendors or Lessors. 

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