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Place of Worship for sale

Orkney, Orkney Islands, KW16

Offers Over £60,000
0.4 ac.

Property Description

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  • 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.

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

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


SERVICES
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.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
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.
EPC RATING
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PLANNING
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.


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