The property details when added to the the ‘underthehammer.com ‘website:
St Peters Church, Princes Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7BB
GUIDE PRICE: £95,000+
A VACANT FREEHOLD
An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase St Peter’s Church, a Grade II listed building with ample potential throughout. Original features are found throughout the building, including stunning stained glass windows, and high ceilings. The property is centrally located in Princes Street, Bishop Auckland, with shops, amenities and bus routes minutes away. This property has a range of potential options including being developed into a six bedroom dwelling – with previous approved plans and consent. This purchase includes St Peter’s Hall which also has the potential for development, with previous planning applications including two, three bedroom apartments.
St. Peter’s Church is located on Princes Street, in the semi-rural marketing town Bishop Auckland. Located approx. 10 miles from the Historical City of Durham and approx. 13 miles from Darlington. Suitable for a range of alternate uses, this property has the potential to be developed into a six bedroomed residential dwelling, with previous approved plans and consent. St Peter’s Church it was completed in 1875 and has a beautiful yet simple, architectural style. The adjoining church hall is also available for sale and offers its own development opportunities and positive features.
In brief the accommodation comprises; Church Hall; large reception hall, kitchen and WC, with two further large rooms to the first floor. Church; spacious nave, chancel, altar, baptistry, choir and clergy vestries, and the bell tower.
On the 29th October 2020 the website listed the church as being ‘SOLD PRIOR’ to the auction.
On the 16th June 2021, the former church was back on the market with a guide price of £95000.