A former west Suffolk chapel which has permission to be converted into a house is heading to auction.

The property in Out Westgate is described by Auction House East Anglia as "an excellent investment opportunity as a unique building towards the centre of Bury St Edmunds".

It is an unlisted property which extends over two storeys and benefits from a large garden to the town.

East Anglian Daily Times: The kitchen and dining roomThe kitchen and dining room (Image: Auction House East Anglia)

East Anglian Daily Times: The bathroomThe bathroom (Image: Auction House East Anglia)

While the property is currently used as commercial office space, it comes with approved planning permission to convert it into a four bedroom dwelling.

The proposed plans state on the ground floor there will be a kitchen and dining room, living room, utility room, shower room and office space. 

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East Anglian Daily Times: There is planning permission to build four bedroomsThere is planning permission to build four bedrooms (Image: Auction House East Anglia)

East Anglian Daily Times: The garden areaThe garden area (Image: Auction House East Anglia)

Upstairs will be converted into four bedrooms with en-suites or an additional family bathroom.

The property is within walking distance of a range of local amenities including a supermarket, bars and restaurants.

Auction House East Anglia has listed the property at a guide price of £390,000.

It is heading to auction on Wednesday, May 1.