Former church development opportunity
This stunning B-listed former Presbyterian church was built circa 1870 and is centrally located in the popular town of Forres. This imposing gothic styled church which boasts stunning stained glass windows, an enormous lower floor lit by numerous arched windows and a listed ceiling has planning consent and listed buildings consent to convert to two large houses taking full advantage of the internal features and stained glass windows. Planning Refs: 07/01463/FUL and 07/01464/LBC. To date, the current owners have carried out works to remove all dry and wet rot infested wood (with a full guarantee) all plaster has been removed as part of this treatment and downstairs walls have been dry lined, work has been completed in renovating a section of staircase, reconstruction of the west wall and dormers and the roof has been repaired. There are new architect drawings in place to potentially develop the property into 10 separate units intended to be used for short term (holiday or student) letting units with planning consents still to be applied for. (Drawings are available on request).
Amazing development opportunity
Planning for two large houses
Necessary repairs carried out
Beautiful original features
Town centre locale
Forres provides many amenities; Post Office, Primary and Secondary schools, swimming pool, supermarkets, award winning parks, 18 hole golf course and any local distilleries. Being very close to beautiful beaches offering sailing and dolphin watching. The town is only 4 miles from the famous Findhorn centre, and is home to Findhorn's sister college, Cluny House.
Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an auction fee of 1% of the purchase price subject to a minimum of £3,000 inc VAT unless otherwise stated
Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.