£350,000 (Guide Price) For Sale

Oving Road, Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire


Property Summary

An imposing Grade 2 Listed Building of Considerable Character. It is suitable for uses under use class D or with its lofty mainly open plan accommodation, it could be renovated and converted, subject to Planning Permission, into a unique and exciting family house. Currently the area is 1544sq ft (gross internal) but there is possible scope for at least partial mezzanine accommodation. The height to the ceiling is 16ft to part of the hall and 17ft 5ins to the other part. There is a void above the current ceilings. Thus a family house could be created. There is parking and a garden.

The building was erected in 1850 and enlarged in 1900. It is situated close to the centre of the highly regarded village of Whitchurch. Originally the Village School, Subsequently it was used as The British Legion Hall and more recently for the Whitchurch and Oving Youth Club.

Sadly with lowering demand and shortage of Volunteers the Youth Club has closed. A new village hall has been built and the groups who previously used the hall have transferred to the new one. Hence the building is for sale.

Property Description

LOCATION

The Hall fronts Oving Road just off the High Street. Whitchurch is a village on the A413 Aylesbury to Buckingham Road about five miles North of the County Town of Aylesbury. It contains a high concentration of attractive period buildings. There is a church, village school, medical centre and petrol station with a shop. There is a bus service to Aylesbury, Buckingham and Milton Keynes. The County Town of Aylesbury has a good shopping offer, leisure facilities including the landmark Waterside Theatre, secondary schools including the coveted Grammar Schools, and a Railway Station for Marylebone (1 hour).

ACCOMMODATION

Front Door to the Main Hall which is L shaped see plan The height to the ceiling is 16 ft to part of the hall and 17ft 5ins to the other part. There is a void above the current ceilings. A striking feature is the three large stone mullioned windows with leaded lights. There are also some smaller windows. Off the rear of the Hall is a cloakroom block with Male and Female Cloakrooms. There is a disabled Cloakroom off the front of the hall and from the side there is an inner hallway giving access to a store and the kitchen fitted with floor units with worktops, wall units and a stainless steel inset sink. Outside there is a parking space. Subject to planning and engineering advice there is scope to increase the parking and incorporate turning. There is a section of garden measuring approximately 15m x 13 and to the rear there is a yard about 8ft deep.

PLANNING

The Building is Grade 2 Listed. The current use is believed to be D1. Inter alia this covers Churches, Church Halls, Clinics, Health Centres, Creches, Day Nurseries, Consulting Rooms, Museums, Public Halls, Libraries, Art Galleries, Exhibition Halls, Non Residential Education and Training Centres any other use including residential will require Planning and Listed Building Permission. The vendors have obtained pre application advice on potential residential conversion from the Planning Authority. The Agents can supply a copy. It indicates any application will need to include detailed plans and information together with reasons why the existing use is not viable.

The Planning Authority is Buckinghamshire Council, The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury. HP19 8FF; 01296 585858; DevCon@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

METHOD OF SALE

This is a sale by a Charity.
The Trustees are required to show that the property has been fully marketed. Accordingly marketing will continue until 12 noon on the 18th August 2020. The Agents and Vendors will then consider offers subject to contract. The Vendors are not bound to accept the highest or any offer. This is not a sale by tender and the vendors may ask for best and final offers in the event that a number of similar offers are received. Unconditional offers subject only to Contract are preferred.
The Guide Price is £350,000

EPC

The EPC rating is F (128)

RATEABLE VALUE

£1925

SERVICES

Mains water electricity and drainage are connected

VIEWINGS AND FURTHER INFORMATION

Please contact Richard Prickett on 01296 399900 richard.prickett@christopherpallet.com
or C Pallet on 01296 625008 cp@cpallet.co.uk

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