Place of Worship for sale

St Anne's Church, Dowally, Perthshire, PH9 0NR

Under Offer £20,000

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*** CLOSING DATE- Wednesday 21st August 12 noon. ***

Traditional stone built country church situated on the edge of the small village of Dowally, near Dunkeld, Perthshire.

Internally the interior is bright and benefits from some lovely ecclesiastical fixtures, including stained glass windows and wooden wall panelling. Accommodation comprises: entrance vestibule, sanctuary with pulpit area, and store room/office.

Local Area
St Anne's Church lies in the small hamlet of Dowally, in the heart of the glorious scenery of rural Perthshire It lies some 5 miles north of Dunkeld, a most attractive small town with a good mix of shops, restaurants and hotels. A main line railway station gives easy access to the south and north.

Perth is approximately 20- 30 minutes away by car and offers a wide range of retail and recreational facilities. The surrounding hills and countryside provide wonderful leisure opportunities such as hiking, golf, kayaking and fishing on the River Tay.

Only the footprint of the building is offered for sale, with the surrounding churchyard being in the care and ownership of the local authority. There is a small car park to the front of the church which is also owned by the local authority and is available for public use.

The church benefits from mains supply electricity. Mains water is available in the vicinity although the church is not connected. Perth and Kinross Council have agreed in principle to granting servitude rights to connect to the mains supply and to lay in drainage pipes and a septic tank. However precise details cannot be confirmed until the A9 dualling plans are finalised. Future discussions and work will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

The church is a Category B Listed Building and falls within Class 10 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997. In addition to its current use as a place of worship, it could be used as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library without the necessity of obtaining planning permission for change of use. The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents being obtained.

Notice for Purchasers
The Church lies close to a part of the A9 which is scheduled to be upgraded to dual carriageway status in the near future. This will not directly affect the building but will alter the access arrangements. For more information please contact selling agent.

EPC Rating - G

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Nearest station

  • Dunkeld & Birnam (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode


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Nearest station

  • Dunkeld & Birnam (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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