Naphill is a popular village on the Chiltern Ridge well positioned for High Wycombe (4.5 miles) with comprehensive large town facilities, Schools of all types including Grammar. Princes Risborough, a picturesque small town with a selection of shops is 6 miles. Both Towns have Railway Stations for the Chiltern Line to Marylebone. In Walters Ash about half a mile along Main Road there is a village store, A Petrol Station and a School for 4-11 year olds. In Naphill there is a Village Hall with car parking and adjacent Scout Hut, Club and recreation ground. Nearby there are two Public Houses.
See the Plan for the layout
As well as Rooms 1 and 2 (The Church and Hall) there is a former kitchen (rear left hand); a Vestry; 2 Cloakrooms and a gallery. A boiler room, WC and a store are accessed from outside. There is a small area of garden to the front and to the side there is an area of garden laid to grass 5.2m (17ft) wide. Potentially some of this could be parking but this will depend on the view of the Planners. It will be noted that the ceiling height of the main Church Room should be of sufficient to add further first floor accommodation subject of course to Planning and Building Regulation approval.
All main services are believed to be connected but purchasers must confirm. No tests have been undertaken
The property is Freehold Title Number BM333307
Churches are designated within the D1 Use Class. Inter alia this also encompasses , Church Halls, Clinics, Heath Centres, Day Nurseries, Consulting Rooms, Public halls, Art Galleries. Any other use including Residential and Commercial would require Planning Permission. No enquiries have been made by the Agents. Any application for change of use would have to show there was no need to retain the building for community use. In this connection there is the Village Hall serving this purpose close by. The Church closed through lack of use. It is likely the planning Authority would expect retention of the railings to the front. Perhaps they could be amended to allow access.
The Planning Authority is Wycombe District Council, Queen Victoria Road, High Wycombe Bucks. HP11 1NP 01494 461000 www.wycombe.gov.uk
Copies of various documents including conditions of sale, sellers information form, local searches, title documents including plan and arrangements for submitting forms of tender are contained in the pdf version of these particulars on the Rightmove website.
Paper copies of the documentation can be obtained for £180 plus VAT from the Vendor's Solicitors Reynolds Parry Jones LLP, 10 Easton Street, High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 1NP. Phone Number 01494 525941; DX4407 High Wycombe; FAO Miss G Humphreys firstname.lastname@example.org
The sale is by formal tender. This involves exchange of a binding contract on acceptance of a tender. Applicants should consult their Solicitors at an early stage before submitting tenders. Forms of tender are to be submitted to the Vendors Solicitors Office by noon on Tuesday 9th April 2019.
C J Pallet FRICS direct line 01296 625008 is dealing with the property. He will be pleased to answer your questions. He intends to hold several Open House Viewings