This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

Place of Worship for sale

Orkney, Orkney Islands, KW16

Offers Over £60,000
0.4 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 0.4 acres (0.16 hectares)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

There is also an area of ground extending to approximately 0.4 acres to be sold adjacent to the church as shown coloured pink on the attached plan.

The Church is located just off the A965, the main Kirkwall to Stromness road, a short distance from the Standing Stones of Stenness, Maeshowe Burial Chamber and the Ring of Brodgar in the heart of Neolithic Orkney.
Free fishing is available at the nearby lochs of Harray and Stenness.

The village of Stenness is on mainland Orkney with local amenities including a hotel, local shop, post office, primary school and garage. The bustling market town of Kirkwall, with its full range of social, retail and educational amenities is 11 miles away.

Entrance, hall with kitchenette, disabled toilet and Church. There is a loft storage area over the kitchenette.

The Church is situated in a graveyard which is owned and maintained by Orkney Islands Council.

The Church and hall are supplied by mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank located within the area of ground shown coloured pink on the plan. Heating is electric.

The Sellers reserve the right to remove the ecclesiastical fixtures, fittings and items, including the pulpit, pews and organ. The Sellers will exercise reasonable care in the removal of these reserved items but will not be bound to make good any damage resulting from such removal.

The property is Listed Category C and falls within Class 10 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Scotland Order 1997 and could, in addition to religious uses, be used without the necessity of obtaining Planning Permission for change of use, as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library.

The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents being obtained.
Interested parties are invited to discuss their proposals with the Area Planning Officer of Orkney Islands Council on 01856 873535.

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference Stenness. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Church of Scotland, Edinburgh. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data ©OpenStreetMap contributors.