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ST PETER'S CLEEVE HILL, pounds 250,000.

The disused church of St Peter's high on Cleeve Hill, could offer an intriguing development proposition for someone looking for a truly individual country home. Built in 1907 in the Arts and Crafts style, it belonged to Bishops Cleeve Parochial Church Council up until two years ago.

It has a nave, chancel, vestries, choir and chapel, aisle and a projecting baptistrey. There is also a bell cote and boldly coloured stained glass window. The church offers It also has a sloping churchyard, although not one that was used for burials.

Planning permission has been given for St Peter's to be given a new lease of life through conversion into a three bedroom home with new access, turning and parking area.

Simon Pontifex, of chartered surveyors SPA who are handling the sale, said: "The church has panoramic views over the Severn Vale towards the Prestbury Park racecourse amphitheatre, "It's a safe bet prospective buyers will be making tracks to view the property and assess its unique potential."

Offers of more than pounds 250,000 are invited by informal tender.

There might also be an opportunity for the purchaser to discuss buying or leasing 0.37 of an acre of woodland belonging to Gloucestershire County Council adjoining the church and its land.

For more details contact SPA on 01242 255242.


There's a lot of potential for a truly unique development of St Peter's
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Apr 29, 2010
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