Stunning Development Opportunity

£250,000 Freehold
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Stunning Development Opportunity

Holy Trinity Church, Torwood Gardens, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1EQ

A fantastic opportunity to acquire this grand and imposing former church built in 1894 and was used as a church until 1980. Sitting in approx. 0.5 acre of grounds, with a recent commercial usage as a children's indoor soft play centre and before this as a gym studio. This site is ideally situated in a sought-after location within minutes’ walk from the renowned marina and thriving town centre. There is great potential for alternative commercial schemes to include residential development, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable....


LOCATION

Located on the corner of Torwood Gardens Road within a leafy area which is only minutes’ walk to harbour, beach and town centre. To one side is Meadfoot Road which leads to one of the most sought after affluent areas with stunning sea views and the other side leads to a beautiful park which is overlooked by a former church which has recently been successfully converted to residential lux apartments. The immediate area has a plethora of quality restaurants, bars and local amenities and within short distance to train & bus station.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Entrance over large car park through large entrance doors to:

 

GROUND FLOOR

615m2/6617sq feet

The ground floor space consists of the main Nave and various anti rooms together with a large side entrance and two separate staircases to:

 

1st FLOOR CONCRETE MEZZANINE

600m2/6456sq feet

 

2nd FLOOR MEZZANINE

40m2/430sq feet

 

OUTSIDE

LOWER GROUND FLOOR / CRYPT

30m2/321sq feet

This area has been subdivided into two rooms. Whilst the property has good sized grounds, this has mainly been arranged as off-road parking for approx. 20 vehicles.

 

PLANNING/HISTORY

In 1894 foundation was laid and this church was used until 1980 when the church was declared redundant and as of 1982 it traded as the “Breakaway Sports Centre”. In 2001 application for a children’s recreational centre called “Rainbow Fun House” was granted and traded until a couple of years ago.

 

LISTING

English Heritage have notified Grade II listing of these premises and later to include the walls and gate piers.

 

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings, with exception of vendor’s private inventory, will be included in this freehold sale

 

SERVICES

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are all connected. However, no testing of these services have been undertaken by the Agents, Ware, Commercial

 

BUSINESS RATES

Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk

 

TENURE

Freehold

 

VIEWINGS

All viewings and enquiries are to be made through the agents Ware Commercial.

TEL. 01803 328880 Email. info@warecommercial.com   www.warecommercial.com


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