Place of Worship for sale

St Ola's Church, Housabister, Brettabister, Shetland, ZE2 9PR

Under Offer £10,000
166 sq. m.

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*** CLOSING DATE- FRIDAY 27 MARCH 12 NOON*** Please can all offers be submitted via email only-. The email address can be found on the sales schedule. ***Traditional stone built country church in a spectacular location within the open Shetland landscape. The property is of simple design and benefits from wonderful sea views.

Build circa 1794 the church category B-Listed and is situated in Brettabister on the east side of the Shetland Mainland.

The accommodation comprises sanctuary, two porches, and vestry on the ground floor level and a gallery to the first floor.
Gross Internal Floor Area: 166m2

The church has mains supply electricity only. If a purchaser wished to install water and drainage they would require to make their own arrangements with owners of adjoining land.

The subjects for sale consist of the church building and the ground on which the church is built. The surrounding grounds are under separate ownership.

EPC Rating G

The subjects are B-Listed and could be used, without the necessity of obtaining change of use consent, as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum, art gallery or public library. It also has potential for a variety of other uses, such as a meeting place or entertainment venue, retail space or community resource subject to obtaining appropriate consents. Conversion to residential accommodation might also be possible, again subject to the usual consents and subject to laying in services.

Local Area
Brettabister is a settlement on the Mainland in Shetland, Scotland. It is in the parish of Nesting and is situated on the east coast. Historically, Nesting is a crofting community and has a population of around 500. It offers all the benefits of rural life whilst enjoying good access to the rest of the Shetland mainland.

The church is located in North Nesting which connects, via a single track road, to South Nesting which features a shop with a filling station, a primary school and a hall that offers a small, serviced caravan park.

The church lies approximately 15 miles north of Lerwick. Shetland's capital provides a wide range of leisure and retail facilities. It is the commercial and industrial centre of the islands and also the hub of a busy cultural and social life.

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