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Sharpness, Gloucestershire

Withdrawn from Market £175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former URC Church
  • BIDS CLOSED @ 12 noon on 26 July 2016
  • Detached Victorian property
  • Conveniently located for M5 access
  • Suitable for community use
  • Could convert to residential subject to consent
  • In residential street opposite allotments

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION The property is situated in the small town of Sharpness which is close to the River Severn, but very conveniently positioned for access to the A38 and the M5 motorway leading to Bristol to the south and Gloucester/Cheltenham to the north.

Sharpness itself has basic amenities for everyday use, including convenience store, primary school, parish church and public house.

This property is located within a residential street immediately fronting a larger allotment garden area, giving it a very open aspect.


THE PROPERTY The URC church was originally constructed in 1901 with some later additions. It has brick elevations under a pitched tiled roof and consists of a large main church which is over 2000 sq.ft., as well as a good sized meeting room.

The extent of the plot is shown edged in red on the OS Plan within the sales particulars for identification purposes.


Doors to hallway leading to
Chapel 64.6 ft. x 34.6 ft. = 2225 sq.ft. (207 sq.m) with raised Dias and fitted pews with pulpit area.

Rear hall with outside entrance to side and rear.

Vestry 10.3 ft. x 13 ft. = 133 sq.ft. (12.5 sq.m)

Meeting Room
22.8 ft. x 21 ft. + 13 ft. x 13.9 ft. = 655 sq.ft. (61 sq.m)

Kitchen 13.6 ft. x 8.3 ft. = 111 sq.ft. (10.5 sq.m) with single sink and worktop.

Stairs from rear hall to

1st Floor
Store 40.6 ft. x 24 ft. = 975 sq.ft. (90 sq.m)


Parking area to side for 3 vehicles in tandem, rear garden and amenity area.


VIEWINGS The general location of the property may be viewed during normal daylight hours. If you wish to enter the property we are organising a number of open view times which are as follows:

1. Friday 1st July 2016 -- 9:30 am - 10:30 am
2. Wednesday 6th July 2016 -- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
3. Saturday 9th July 2016 -- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING The present use of the building is within D1 of the Use Classes Order as a place of worship. This would also permit other community uses including clinics, surgeries, creches, day nurseries and consulting rooms.

Alternatively we believe that the property could be converted for either residential or commercial uses subject to planning permission being granted. Interested parties should address any specific enquiries to the local Planning Authority.


METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by informal tender. Offers are to be made in writing by 12 noon on Tuesday 26th July 2016 at the offices of Perry Bishop & Chambers, 2 Silver Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BL.

These should be submitted on the offer form which is available from ourselves or by email or post, so as to ensure that all information required is received. The offer may be returned by hand, posted to our Cirencester office or by email to

It is the bidder's responsibility to ensure that their offer is received by the prescribed deadline, and the vendor is not bound to accept the highest or lowest or any offer. A decision will be made as soon as possible after the closing date, with all parties being notified accordingly.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 June 2016

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