Teston Road, Offham
- Historic Church Building
- Planning Consent
- Development Opportunity
- Central Village Location
- Permission for Single Dwelling
- Close Proximity to West Malling
5 TESTON ROAD - THE FORMER METHODIST CHURCH
HISTORIC CHURCH BUILDING WITH CONSENT TO CONVERT TO ONE RESIDENTIAL DWELLING
WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF OFFHAM, KENT
FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY.
Offham - Offham is a popular old Kent village with village green, a local primary school and Spadeworks Nursery which has a shop and cafe. West Malling town centre offers a good range of day-to-day shopping facilities pubs and restaurants. West Malling and Borough Green railway stations serve London (Victoria). Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Maidstone town centres offer a wide range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as main line stations (Charing Cross/Cannon Street). There are a good number of well regarded state and independent schools in the area. The M26/M25 Motorway network, Dartford Tunnel, Channel Tunnel Terminus and ports, Heathrow and Gatwick International Airports, London and suburbs. There are golf courses at Wrotham Heath. Kings Hill and Addington and indoor leisure centres at Larkfield and Kings Hill.
Location - The property is situated in an attractive position within Offham village. Located directly adjacent to the site is a playing field and small village car park. The surrounding properties are predominantly residential in nature although there is also an attractive pub situated a short walk away in the centre of the village.
Description - The building is constructed from brick and flint, above the entrance is a small round window, around the window, carved into the brickwork reading “Primitive Methodist Church 1898”. There is a small area to the front of the building suitable parking and grassed area to the right of the building. There is a garden area to the rear and side of the building.
Features & Accomodation - The building is arranged on the ground floor the space is representative of the age of the building with a large worship space to the front of the site and a recreation room to the rear. Given the layout of the building it would be simple to convert either to residential use (as consented), an alternative commercial use or continue as a centre for worship.
Measured Areas - The premises have been measured to extend to approximately 1,905 Sq Ft (177 Sq M) the site measures 0.08 acres.
Town Planning & Alterations - The existing lawful use of the building is within class D1 of the Use Classes Order (As amended).This means that the premises can also be used as a clinic, health centre, crèche, day nursery, day centre, school or a library.
Planning Consent - Application reference number 19/01349/FL for the change of use and remodelling of existing church to create single dwelling was granted on August 9th 2019. The planning docmentation is available at the offices of Ibbett Mosely but copies can be sent via email upon request.
The consented accommodation schedule measures as follows:
Ground Floor 1,033.00 Sq Ft 96.00 Sq M
First Floor 559.00 Sq Ft 52.00 Sq M
Total 1,592.00 Sq Ft 148.00 Sq M
Other uses outside of the categories described above, may require planning consent. For further discussion on this please contact our associated planning specialists, Howard Sharp and Partners, telephone or .
Rating - The premises is not recorded on the Rating List due to the charitable ownership, this will change following the completion of the purchase. The building will be liable for council tax following the conversion to residential use.
Freehold Sale - Offers sought for the freehold interest.
Legal Costs - Each party to bear their own legal costs.
Epc - Unrequired due to Church status.
Aml Regulations - In accordance with Government Regulations all prospective purchasers will be required to provide satisfactory proof of identity.
Viewings - The West Malling Branch of Ibbett Mosely is in close proximity to the church and will gladly facilitate viewings. Please contact the office of .
BrochuresTeston Road, Offham
Teston Road, Offham
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- West Malling Station2.0 miles
- East Malling Station2.9 miles
- Borough Green & Wrotham Station2.9 miles
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