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For Sale by Informal Tender. Closing Date Friday 7th October 2022. Greig Chapel, Grosmont. An exciting opportunity with potential (subject to planning and other consents) to re-use a now redundant Victorian Chapel in the scenic Monmouthshire countryside. Abergavenny 8.25 miles. Hereford 15.5 miles.
Greig Chapel is situated in a rural and scenic location with direct roadside access to a minor road just under three miles South-West of the village of Grosmont, in the county of Monmouthshire. It has quintessential 19th Century chapel character and is set in a rectangular plot of land divided from the burial ground of approximately 0.10 acres. The local village of Grosmont offers a village shop and post office as well as dining pub The Angel. More facilities are located in the thriving market town of Abergavenny with large supermarkets of Morrisons and Waitrose as well as a cinema, independent shops and cafes, doctors surgery and Minor Injuries Hospital.With its stunning scenery it is an ideal base for sightseers, walkers, cyclists, nature lovers and photographers. Also within easy reach, are a number of ancient castles and other places of historical interest. The property comprises the following accommodation (measurements are provided for identification only):The building:The Chapel is a stone building under a pitched roof of one side slate and one side as reconstituted slate, with arched detail windows on three elevations. It has internal dimensions of approximately 6.78m by 4.63m with one and half storey height to a ceiling to the apex of 3.87m. Internally the walls are plastered and painted, and the ceiling is boarded with central detail. It has a suspended timber boarded floor.NOTE: The Chapel furniture is not included in the sale Outbuilding:There is an attached outbuilding on the rear elevation of corrugated sheeting measuring approximately 2.99m x by 2.94m (max) and internally separated. This building provides a potentially useful footprint extension to the main building that may allow replacement as a useful extension.Burial Ground:Note the burial ground remains in active use and will be outside the perimeter of the property being sold. It will continue to be used and managed by the local community association in charge of it. There is a right of access (vehicular and foot) granted from the highway to the burial ground across the property being sold. This access will be shared.
Upon completion, the Purchaser will be responsible for immediate erection of boundary and access gate between the property and the burial ground to a set specification and as delineated on the ground by the Agents.
We are advised the property is Freehold Tenure with Vacant Possession.
No services are presently connected, although we are informed the Chapel was previously connected to mains electric.We are informed mains water runs on the opposite side of the road. No connection has been made for private waste drainage.Prospective purchasers are to make their own enquires for potential connections with Western Power https://connections.westernpower.co.uk/get-connected/new-connection/and Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Developer Services.https://developers.dwrcymru.com/en
Potential for conversion for other uses
Note: Prospective purchasers are to make their own independent planning enquiries to this authority. The property is subject to a withdrawn application made in 2006 - but we have no details.The local planning authority is Monmouthshire County Councilat County HallUsk NP15 1GA01633 644 644https://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planningThe prevailing planning policy is Local Development Plan 2011-2022 (Adopted 2014).
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender in these particulars (unless previously sold). Informal tenders are to be received in writing at the agent's office on the prepared form no later than midday on FRIDAY 7th October 2022. Envelopes containing tenders are to be marked "Private & Confidential and Tender for 'Greig Chapel, Grosmont' a". Tenders are to be delivered to the vendors agents; McCartneys LLP,11 High Town, Hay on Wye HR3 5AE.Please note that the Vendors reserve the right to not accept the highest or any informal tender and to negotiate the purchase price and conditions of the sale with the chosen potential purchaser. Please note by completing a Tender and upon acceptance of Tender the purchaser must be able to provide immediately their formal Identification documents and to prove funds available for purchase, and be ready to instruct their solicitor.
a) The property is sold with all faults and defects (if any) whether in good condition or otherwise and neither the vendors nor McCartneys (Agents for the vendors) shall be in any way responsible for such faults and defects, or for any statements contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agents. (b) The purchaser shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into the contract in reliance on any of the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the contents of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise, and that no warranty or representation has been made by the vendors or the said Agents in relation to, or in connection with the property. (c) Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from the contract, nor give either party any cause for action. (d) All measurements and distances are approximate. The electrical, drainage, water and heating installations have not been tested by the Agents. (The normal enquiries carried out by a purchaser's Solicitor and the type of inspection undertaken by a purchaser's Surveyor have not been carried out by the Agents for the purpose of preparation of these particulars.) Interested prospective purchasers are recommended to obtain an independent survey report on this property.
HEALTH AND SAFTEY
The Agents advise all prospective purchasers when viewing the property to take due care.
By appointment with the Agents Hay on Wye Office. No weekend viewings will be undertaken.Please respect the burial ground during viewings and do not stand on the family graves or let dogs into the area. Please do not disturb the plot marked out for boundary separation.
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