Emmanuel Hall Church - SOLD

Listed by Andy Beever

Address: 41 Wells Road
Country: United Kingdom
Price: £349,000
Beds: 0
Status: SSTC

Full Description: SOLD - A UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED FORMER EVANGELIST CHURCH RECENTLY IN USE AS GYMNASIUM/FITNESS CENTRE OFFERING SCOPE FOR A VARIETY OF ALTERNATIVE USES (SUBJECT TO PP). Location & Description Emmanuel Hall is conveniently located approximately 5 minutes walk from the centre of Great Malvern which offers an extensive range of facilities and amenities including shops, banking, supermarkets, Theatre and Cinema complex, leisure pool and gymnasium and Manor Park Tennis and Bowls Club. Emmanuel Hall dates originally from 1827 and was constructed as an Evangelical Church and remained in this use for over 150 years. In the 1970's the property was deconsecrated and subsequently purchased by a local carpenter who ran his business from the premises. The building is a Grade II listed property and features impressive Gothic architectural and Victorian design. The distinctive appearance features a striking stone façade, mullioned stained glass windows, ornate carvings and a three storey Gothic tower. A reception hall opens into the main body of the original Church which has in recent years been in use as a fitness centre and gymnasium. There are changing rooms and stairs from the hall lead to the tower and a mezzanine level. The character premises offer themselves to a variety of possible uses (subject to planning permission) and would be well suited to a scheme of residential conversion for which provisional plans have been prepared. The accommodation comprises with approximate dimensions: Ground Floor Entrance Hall With mosaic tiled floor. Solid oak entrance door. Leaded stain glass window. Stone masonry. An oak staircase leads to the first floor and mezzanine level and in turn gives access to the tower. Access to: Fitness Centre/Gymnasium - 14.12m (46ft 4in) x 12.19m (40ft 0in) This room effectively forms the main body of the original church and features an impressive high vaulted ceiling, support trusses and purlins set on ornate stone carved masonry with original stone mullioned leaded stain glass windows. This section of the building is equipped with gas fired hot and cold air conditioning blowers, high mirrors, overhead chandeliers and oak flooring. Pine service counter. Original stone carved memorial to Edward Thomas Stokes. Lobby With radiator. Changing Room - 5.18m (17ft 0in) x 2.92m (9ft 7in) With wash hand basin, two radiators. Rear Lobby Cloakroom 1 Low level WC, radiator, leaded window to front aspect, pedestal wash basin. Cloakroom 2 Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, radiator, leaded window to front aspect. Sauna Electrically operated with seating for ten people Shower Room With twin, fully tiled shower cubicles each with glass screens. Radiator. Outside SERVICES We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquires with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary. TENURE The property is freehold and offered for sale with the benefit of vacant possession. Alternatively a sale subject to an ongoing tenancy to the existing gymnasium (on terms to be agreed) could be negotiated. VIEWING Contact Andy Beever on the phone numbers below OUTGOINGS Rateable Value £8,500 (This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation). DIRECTIONS From the centre of Great Malvern proceed south towards Ledbury along Wells Road (A449). The property is on the left hand side after approximately quarter of a mile and just before the right hand fork signed towards Colwall. PLEASE NOTE The remainder of the property which includes the Manse House and two lower ground floor areas which have the benefit of planning consent for residential conversion could also be available for purchase by separate negotiation. Further details available from Andy Beever.

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Listed by: Andy Beever

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