Exquisite detached substantial period property with planning permission granted to create a 46-bedroom care home
Peaceful yet accessible residential setting close to all local amenities and transport links
Site approaching 1 acre, groundworks already completed with all mains services installed and drainage and utlilites are in place.
Further potential to expand with additional dwellings such as supported living and a day care facility (subject to pp).Area has a strong demand for residential care. Rare opportunity, viewing recommen
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Description This is a rare opportunity to acquire an exquisite former convent situated in the sought-after Lancashire town of Leyland, which lies approximately six miles south of the city of Preston.
The convent occupies an idyllic setting approached via a private gated driveway within a desirable and established residential area, yet is just a short walk from Leyland train station with the town’s major commuter routes and the (M6) and connecting motorway network close at hand.
The substantial and imposing detached five-bedroom residence dates back to the 1920’s and retains a wealth of charm and character with many original period features.
In former years the property was occupied by the nuns of the Convent of Our Lady of The Missions, however, planning permission was granted in 2017 to create a 46 all en-suite bedroom care home, retaining the original dwelling with the addition of a three-storey extension.
The groundworks for the extension are completed and all mains services, drainage and utilities are in place, which would therefore enable a purchaser the opportunity to complete the build within a short time frame. Plans of the proposed extention are available upon request.
We understand there is strong demand for quality residential care within the town and the vendor advises anticipated weekly fees are expected to be greater than £650 per resident. This would therefore equate to a potential income of £1,350,000 operating at 85% occupancy.
The exquisite property commands an imposing position with extensive enclosed garden areas which we understand are approaching an acre. Due to the extent of the site there could be the opportunity to construct additional dwellings such as supported living and a day care facility, subject to obtaining the relevant local authority planning permission.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial and impressive detached freehold period property, offering a fantastic opportunity for a corporate opera
Building External The imposing detached property occupies a pleasant position, approached via a private driveway in a peaceful residential area. The substantial five-bedroom residence retains a wealth of charm and character with many original period features.
Building Internal The planning permission granted would create 46 single en-suite bedrooms, 7 of the bedrooms would be situated within the original dwelling with the remainder located across three floors of the proposed extension. All bedrooms will be accessed via a passenger lift.
There are ample communal areas with spacious resident’s lounges and dining areas. Externally there secure and private landscaped gardens with ample car parking provision.
Residential Accomodation There is no residential accommodation for owners/management available.
Tenure We are advised that the property is freehold.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
Summary This is a rare opportunity to acquire an exquisite freehold former convent, which occupies a peaceful and idyllic setting. To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.
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