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St Birinus Church, RG31

For sale: POA|3,558 Sq Ft|Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

SIZE3,558 Sq Ft
ADDRESSSt Birinus Church, Langley Hill, Calcot, Reading, RG31 4XR
TYPEOther, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON10th May 2024


Key Points

  • Currently used as a Place of Worship
  • Self contained site
  • Freehold available with vacant possession
  • Close to many local amenities amd J12 of M4
  • 10 car parking spaces
  • Large self contained 2 bedroom flat
  • Unconditional bids sought after
  • Summary

    Church Hall and two bedroom flat for sale in Reading


    The property fronts St Birinus Road and comprises a two storey church hall, classroom, a reception area to the front, WCs, offices on first floor and a kitchen. There is significant additional storage on site as well as ample car parking spaces.

    The flat is situated on the first floor and forms part of the detached two storey building within the grounds. The flat itself is configured to provide an open plan kitchen/dining room/living room, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Please note that the ground floor of this building which operates as a children pre-school does not form part of the property being offered for sale


    The property is within easy walking distance of local amenities including shops, restaurants, a co-operative convenience store and a post office. Reading town centre with its multiple facilities and mainline railway station is situated approximately 3 miles to the west. Junction 12 of the M4 Motorway is situated 1 mile to the east and provides excellent access to the national road network. There is also a regular bus route servicing the local area.


    The accommodation comprises the following areas:


    The property’s freehold interest is held under Registered Title No.BK426405. The Church Hall will be sold on a freehold basis, the two bedroom flat will be sold on a long leasehold basis.


    The property benefits from the following amenities;
    -Church Hall of 1,621 sq. ft.
    -Male & female WC’s
    -10 car parking spaces
    -Heating and lighting
    -2 bedroom flat fitted to good standard


    Each party to bear their own legal costs.

    We understand that the property is not elected for VAT.


    We are advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage services are connected to the property. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries of the individual authorities to verify the capacity and availability of such services.


    The site is offered for sale by way of informal, non-binding tender with the vendor reserving the right not to accept the highest or any offer and also reserving the right to withdraw the site from sale or to vary the method of sale at any time without notice. In the event that a number of competitive offers are received, the vendor reserves the right to request 'best and final' offers from selected parties.

    Offers are sought for the freehold interest on an unconditional (Subject to Contract only) basis. All offers must be made in writing in sealed envelopes, for a fixed sum and received by the offer deadline.

    If an unconditional offer is accepted, completion is to take place within four weeks of exchange of contracts with 10% payable on exchange and the full balance of the purchase price payable immediately upon completion of the sale.

    All offers should state whether they are submitted with or without Board approval and whether they are dependent on Bank or similar finance being available with confirmation or proof of funding.

    Written offers for the property are invited by 12 Noon Thursday 6th June 2024
    All offers should be marked “St Birinus Church, Calcot – Offer to Purchase” and addressed to:
    Mr Tom Holwell, Haslams Surveyors LLP,


    The freehold is available for sale. We are seeking unconditional (subject to contract only) offers in excess of £700,000.

    Viewing And All Other Enquiries

    All enquiries should be directed to the vendor’s sole agent:

    Haslams Surveyors LLP
    Forbury Road
    RG1 1AX

    Viewings of the property will be strictly by appointment only.

    Block Viewings of the property will take place on the following days (No appointment necessary during these times):

    Wednesday 8th May 2024 at 10.00am
    Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 10.00am
    Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 10.00am
    Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 10.00am
    Wednesday 5th June 2024 at 10.00am

    Access onto the property for car parking during viewings will be available via its entrance from Empress Road.

    Please note that parties must not enter the property outside the block viewing times without our prior authority and any inspection of the site is at the prospective purchaser’s risk.

    Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

    To comply with Anti Money Laundering regulations, Haslams Surveyors LLP undertake ID checks for all successful purchasers and tenants where legislation requires us to do so.


    Location: St Birinus Church, Langley Hill, Calcot, Reading, RG31 4XR

    Theale (1.4 miles)

    Tilehurst (2.1 miles)

    Reading West (2.5 miles)

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