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Property Description

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Full description

This impressive building is believed to have been constructed in the 19th century, and was converted and used as a residential children's school in 1987 until 2013. 


The gross external area of the property extends to 6350 sq ft.


Mains water and electricity are connected. There is central heating throughout provided by a biomass boiler and there is private drainage.

We are informed that the property was rewired in 1987. Within the last 2 years the majority of the property has been painted and kept in generally good condition. 

The majority of rooms are fitted with hot and cold water facilities and TV and Radio sockets.


The building supports the following facilities:

Ground Floor

  • Large entrance hall with porch area

  • x2 dining/lounge area rooms with fireplaces and original style sash windows

  • Modern canteen area with serving hatches into kitchen fitted with industrial equipment including ovens, dishwasher, extraction system and more. 

  • Laundrette room with x6 industrial washing machines and sink area

  • Multiple rooms suitable for bedrooms, offices or storage. 

First Floor

  • 22 bedrooms many of which are attached to bathrooms and vary largely in size. Many of the bedrooms are fitted with kitchen facilities such as oven, sink and worktops.

  • There are also multiple storage cupboards and rooms throughout the property.

Second Floor

  • Bedroom with lounge and kitchen area

Car Parking

There is substantial car parking to the side of the property as demonstrated in the site photos above. 

Local Authority

Tendring District Council.

Town and Country Planning

The property has planning permission under the C2 Use Class which includes residential institutions - residential care homes, hospitals, nursing homes, boarding schools, residential colleges and training centres.

The Landlord would like the property to be used as a residential care home for the elderly, whether it be on a rental or joint venture basis.

Non-domestic rates

We are informed that business rates are not payable under the C2 Use Class.


To be agreed with the Landlord.


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