Place of Worship for sale

Uyeasound Church, Uyeasound, Unst, Shetland, ZE2 9DL

Under Offer £15,000

Property Description

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-CLOSING DATE- Tuesday the 10th of March at 12 noon.
The property comprises a category B listed church, built circa 1843, incorporating an Italianate church hall, with single storey vestry wing to the north gable.

Situated in the village of Uyeasound, on the island of Unst, the church is surrounded by the unique landscape of Shetland and benefits from wonderful views of the North Sea.

The accommodation comprises a sanctuary, vestry, kitchen and toilet. There are grounds surrounding the property, laid to lawn and bounded by stone wall and fencing. The property benefits from mains water and electricity. There is also private drainage.

EPC Rating G

Fixtures and Fittings
The Sellers reserve the right to remove the ecclesiastical fixtures and fittings. 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.

Planning
The subject comprises 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, 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. Conversion to residential accommodation might also be possible, again subject to the usual consents.

Local Area
The village of Uyeasound, on the island of Unst, and is accessed a short distance from the A968 public road from Belmont to Haroldswick. Although remote, the island of Unst has an excellent range of local amenities a few miles away from the church including a swimming pool / leisure centre, school, several local shops and a doctors' surgery.

The property is located approximately 2 miles from the vehicle ferry terminal at Belmont, from which there is regular service to the island of Yell and further ferry on to the mainland of Shetland.


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