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For Sale: £210,000


Trinity Methodist Church, Bromley Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7

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  • Area

    1156Sq Ft

The chapel is located on the north side of Bromley Road close to its junctions with Clacton Road on the north east edge of Elmstead Market village. Adjoining properties are all residential and the property occupies a prominent roadside position.
Elmstead market is a large village approximately 4 miles east of Colchester and 2 miles north east of Wivenhoe with a population of approximately 2,000. The A133 Clacton/Colchester road runs through the village providing good access into Colchester town centre to the west and onto the dual carriageway element of the A120 to the east.

The property comprises a modern purpose built chapel which is approximately 20 years old. The building is rectangular and sits towards the rear of a small site which offers 6 car parking spaces adjoining the roadside.
The chapel is constructed of brick and block cavity walls with pitched tile covered roofs and has some attractive architectural features. The property benefits from modern good quality fittings to include UPVC double glazing, kitchen & W/C facilities, full internal central heating and concrete floors throughout.

(Approximate net internal measurements)
Main Hall Approx. 592 sq ft (55 sq m)
Second Hall Approx. 298 sq ft (27.6 sq m)
Ancillary Approx. 178.5 sq ft (16.6 sq m)
Foyer Approx. 88.1 sq ft (8.2 sq m)
Total Approx. 1,156 sq ft (107.4 sq m)

Services and Access
We are informed that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected but have made no specific enquiries of the utility providers. We advise that prospective purchasers must fully satisfy themselves that the utilities and access available to the building are adequate for their needs.

The premises are to be sold freehold by informal tender, subject to a guide price of £210,000.

Offer Process
Offers are invited for the property by informal tender. Best written offers are invited by noon on Friday 30th April 2021. Offers should be submitted to our Business Park Office at 882 The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester, and clearly identify the prospective purchaser, method of funding and be expressed as a fixed sum. Offers should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked; "Trinity Methodist Church, Elmstead Market". If the purchase is subject to any conditions, provisos or requirements for alternative planning consent or further surveys of the site, the offer should clearly indicate the extent of these conditions.
The property will remain available on the open market until contracts are exchanged for its sale.
Acceptance of an offer to purchase will be subject to contract.

The current long standing use as a Church falls within the new F1 use class. The property is not listed and is not situated within a conservation area.
For further information on planning, potential interested parties are advised to contact Tendring District Council.

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
A full copy of the EPC assessment and recommendation report will soon be available from our office upon request.

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations require Fenn Wright to formally verify prospective purchaser's identify, residence and source of funds prior to instructing solicitors.

Legal Costs
Each party will bear their own legal costs.

There will be four opportunities to view the property on various dates from 8th April 2021. Interested parties must register their interest and book a viewing appointment via sole agents:

Fenn Wright
Tel: 01206 85 45 45


  • Freehold Former Chapel For Sale via Informal Tender
  • Modern Purpose Built Chapel
  • 6 Car Parking Spaces Adjoining Roadside
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • Full Internal Central Heating
  • Potential For Office or Commercial Use STP

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Lewis Chambers

01206 854545
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