19 bedroom healthcare facility for sale

Seaton, Devon

£650,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Edge of town centre position close seafront
  • Valuable substantial imposing character property
  • 15 beds (9 en-suite), 4 bed owners accommodation
  • Well established, enjoys 100% occupancy
  • Income 455,592, sound profitability levels
  • Respected business, same owners 23 years
  • Easily maintained Gardens, Parking and Outbuildings
  • Scope for fee increases
  • Popular seaside town in East Devon
  • EMF reference number: M34660N

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: An established popular Residential Care Home specialising in personal care for the over 65's, registered for 15, enjoying 100% occupancy. Contained within an imposing character Grade II listed 3 storey property, extended over the years, providing 15 single guest rooms, 9 of which are en-suite, together with sitting room, dining room, sun room, kitchen, office, staffroom, laundry room, additional bathrooms/shower rooms and cloakrooms. The second floor provides private owners accommodation offering up to 4 bedrooms together with kitchen/dining room, shower room, cloakroom and utility. Should new owners decide not to live on the premises then this could provide additional guest bedrooms or staff accommodation subject to obtaining any necessary approvals. Outside the property boasts low maintenance front garden, driveway providing car parking, and attractive enclosed rear courtyard garden complete with pond, greenhouse, boiler house and storage.

Location: Occupying an easily accessible edge of town centre trading position, fronting one of the main pedestrian and vehicle thoroughfares passing through the town, benefiting from free restricted on street car parking immediately in front. Situated on Fore Street, surrounded by residential housing, a short walk to nearby shopping facilities which at the time of our inspection included a Convenience Store, Laundrette, Hair Salon. Museum and the Town Hall with the main pedestrianised shopping thoroughfare only slightly further away together with Cross Street and the attractive Windsor Gardens with its trees, lawn areas, planting and public seating. Fore Street continues down to the popular esplanade, beach and numerous attractions to include the famous tramway, recently opened Jurassic Coast Museum and Axmouth harbour.

Area: Seaton is a developing seaside town; it plays host to a good size resident population in addition to enjoying a summer boost, attracting a substantial number of holidaymakers and day trippers, approximately 8 miles from Lyme Regis and 10 miles from Sidmouth. Of late the town has seen significant development to include new housing developments, new leisure facilities, new Jurassic Coast Visitor Centre and new Premier Inn hotel. The expanding City of Exeter lies approximately 24 miles away where access can be gained to the M5 motorway network.

Premises: An attractive imposing Grade II listed former manor house, deceptive in size from the front, extended over the years, maintained to a high standard ensuring all legislation met. Ramped and stepped front entrance with main front door opening to ENTRANCE HALLWAY, leads to OFFICE on one side and SITTING ROOM on the other side with front aspect, adjoining separate STAFFROOM with side aspect, inner LOBBY with CLOAKROOM leads to LAUNDRY ROOM with STAFF CLOAKROOM and useful side access. Also from the inner lobby, access to the rear KITCHEN, comprehensively fitted with a range of wok surfaces, base and wall storage units, back door to courtyard garden, inter-connects with the DINING ROOM which in turns adjoins the SUN ROOM with glass roof and views over the rear courtyard garden. A rear HALLWAY is host to a BATHROOM and CLOAKROOM together with storage facilities.

Ground Floor Guest Accommodation: All lead off either the front or rear hallways, comprising:

ROOM 1: A single with front aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 2: A single with en-suite and front aspect.

ROOM 3: A single with en-suite and front aspect.

ROOM 4: A single with en-suite and French door/views to rear courtyard garden.

ROOM 5: A single with en-suite and French door/views to rear courtyard garden.

ROOM 6: A single with en-suite and French door/views to rear courtyard garden.

First Floor Guest Accommodation: Benefiting from stair lift access, all rooms leading off the front or rear landing areas which also provide a BATHROOM and 2 CLOAKROOMS, comprising:

ROOM 7: A single with en-suite and rear aspect.

ROOM 8: A single with rear aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 9: A single with rear aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 10: A single with en-suite and side aspect.

ROOM 11: A single with front aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 12: A single with front aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 13: A single with front aspect and hand washbasin.

ROOM 14: A single with en-suite and front aspect.

ROOM 15: A single with en-suite and front aspect.

Owners Accommodation: Situated on the SECOND FLOOR, private staircase and entrance door opening to HALLWAY from which all rooms lead off. KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with side aspect, BEDROOM 1, a double with front aspect, BEDROOM 2, a double with front aspect, BEDROOM 3, a double with front aspect, BEDROOM 4, currently used as SITTING ROOM, also a double with front aspect. SHOWER ROOM fitted with shower cubicle, hand washbasin and toilet, additional CLOAKROOM fitted with hand washbasin, additional UTILITY ROOM fitted with stainless steel sink/draining unit.

Outside: To the front of the property, low maintenance GARDEN, enclosed via railings, side DRIVEWAY offering CAR PARKING for 3 - 4 cars, provides pedestrian access to an attractive enclosed rear COURTYARD GARDEN complete with pond and greenhouse. Within the courtyard can be found the BOILER ROOM and former garage providing STORAGE facilities.

Business: A Residential Care Home offering personal care for the over 65's, in existence since 1976, acquired by the current owners in 1996, only now offered for sale in order to pursue retirement. Registered for 15 residents, commanding a 'Good' rating from the Quality Care Commission, room rates ranging from £610 per week to £650 per week, the majority of guests being private fee payers. Guests are of a long term nature, 100% occupancy is enjoyed, rooms quickly filled when they become available.

Staff: The business is operated as a partnership by a husband and wife team who live on the premises, assisted by 6 full time members of staff and 14 part time members of staff.

Takings: Accounting information provided confirms a sound trading performance with Income increasing over the years and consistent levels of profitability shown. In respect of the financial year ended 30th April 2018 Income amounted to £455,592 returning a Gross Profit of £370,258 with scope to increase through an increase in room rates which are now due.

Comments: The sale of The Manor House provides an opportunity to acquire an established respected profitable business together with a substantial versatile and valuable property within a popular seaside town.

Tenure: Freehold.

Rates: Approximately £2,782 payable.

Price: £650,000 for the benefit of the Freehold, Goodwill, Fixtures, Fittings and Equipment (according to inventory).



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