Highly distinctive chapel conversion on the market

A grade II listed former church, which has been converted into a bed & breakfast and events venue, is on the market with a guide price of £1,495,000 for the freehold.

Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, is marketing The Chapel, in Harrogate, which was built in 1896 as a Wesleyan church.

A sympathetic restoration and conversion has turned the property into a distinctive boutique bed & breakfast.

The property, located off Kings Road, has featured on numerous TV property shows including George Clarks Restoration Man, Salvage Hunters and Four in a Bed.

It features a central drawing room in the original chapel amphitheatre. This space rises to a 50-foot atrium ceiling, making it a popular spot for weddings and a range of corporate and private events.

The sandstone building contains six luxury en-suite bedrooms, two reception rooms, and a breakfast kitchen upcycled with original church pews.

Current owners, Mark and Heidi Hinchliffe, have made the decision to sell to pursue other projects overseas.

Mark Hinchcliffe said: “It’s been a great honour looking after this stunning listed building, which has taken us on an incredible journey.

“We have met some amazing people while being the custodians of this remarkable building and it has been a pleasure to be a part of the Harrogate independent community.

“The area will remain close to our hearts, however it is now time for us to embark on a new chapter.”

Sam Ashton, senior business agent at Christie & Co who is handling the sale, said: “The Chapel is stunning from all angles and as a Harrogate resident myself, it is a real pleasure to be representing the sale of such quality in my home town.

“The property truly is a unique investment opportunity open to a diverse buyer pool including residential homeowners, guesthouse bed & breakfast operators and for special events, wedding and multi-function businesses.”