Place of Worship for sale

North Roe Church, North Roe, Shetland, ZE2 9RY

Under Offer £20,000
84 sq. m.

Property Description

Key features

  • Simple country stone built church dated from 1870 located in North Roe, Shetland. North Roe is a protected area at the northern tip of the mainland of Shetland
  • The church is set within the open Shetland landscape and benefits for glorious sea views

Full description

Simple country stone built church dated from 1870 located in North Roe, Shetland. North Roe is a protected area at the northern tip of the mainland of Shetland. The church is set within the open Shetland landscape and benefits for glorious sea views.

Accommodation
The accommodation comprises a front entrance vestibule with accessible toilet to the left and vestry to the right. Vestibule leads to main hall with pulpit located to west gable.

The gross internal ground floor area of the building is approximately 84m2.

Grounds
The church is located within grounds to all sides enclosed by walls and fencing, and laid to pathways and grass. The ground to the front of the property is included in the sale.

Services
The church benefits from mains supply electricity and water, while drainage is to a septic tank. Heating is provided by overhead electric radiant heaters and the church also features double glazed windows.

Local Area
North Roe is a close-knit community in the northmost part of mainland Shetland. It is an idyllic location for countryside and coastal exploring. The community has a primary school, and a shop and Post Office are located in Ollaberry (5 minute drive). The village is served by the A970 road which runs the length of the Shetland mainland from south to north.

The village of Brae is approximately a twenty-minute drive away and offers a Leisure Centre, Swimming Pool and a six-year high school along with a supermarket and other shops.

Lerwick, Shetland's capital is approximately an hour's drive away and provides a wide range of leisure and retail facilities. Lerwick is the commercial and industrial centre of the islands and also the hub of a busy cultural and social life.

Planning
The church is not listed, and could be used, without the necessity of obtaining change of use consent, as a Creche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library. It also has potential for a variety of other uses, such as retail, commercial or community uses, subject to obtaining the appropriate consents. Conversion to residential accommodation might also be possible, again subject to the usual consents.

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