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Property details

Features

  • Freehold
  • Care home registered for 16 residents with 16 single rooms
  • Accounts to the year end 05.04.19 show an income of 395,000
  • Ideal for hands on owner or expanding group
  • Peaceful location, viewing recommended

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Description

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Description
Cherry Leas is a well-established, profitable care home which provides care within a comfortable and pleasant environment. The home is situated in Clacton on Sea within the county of Essex, just on the outskirts of the town centre and close to the sea front. The town is approx. 17 south east of Colchester via the A133 and has easy access to Chelmsford and London via the A120/A12.

Clacton has its own mainline train station which provides a regular and direct service in to London Liverpool Street. It is also the largest town in the Tendring district in Essex which is popular with tourists in the summer months. The town's economy continues to rely significantly on entertainment and day-trip facilities and it is strong in the service sector, with a large retired population.

With regards to placements, most service users come from the local area although some are from London due to the peaceful, coastal location. We have been advised that the home has been trading for several years and has been under the current ownership since 2008.

The spacious, detached property has been extended over time to now provide good sized accommodation along with a home from home feel in the 16 single bedrooms and ample day space which includes a conservatory.

All of the bedrooms are all slightly different in design and shape due to the conversion, but all provide residents with a tranquil and comfortable living arrangement with many rooms having views over the gardens or sea. The home is presented in good order throughout and is only being offered for sale due to our clients wish to semi retire from the care sector.

Type of Care
Dementia and Old Age

Registered Numbers
The home is registered for 16 residents within 16 single bedrooms. There are 8 bedrooms with en-suite facilities.

Accounts
Accounts to the year-end 05.04.18 show an income of £372,096 with adjusted profits for the same period in the region of £48,000.

Current management figures along with profit and loss accounts can be inspected after viewing by genuinely interested parties.

Fees
Fee’s range between £515.00 to £600.00 per week depending on local authority or private clients.

We have been advised that there is potential to increase fee’s in line with other homes within the area.

Building External
The business operates from a substantial, two storey detached property which has been extended over recent years to provide the current layout. The property benefits from a fabulous rear garden which provides a pleasant outlook from many of the rooms.

There is a large driveway leading up to the property provides off road parking although there is also ample on road parking close by for staff and relatives.

Building Internal
The spacious and inviting accommodation is presented to a good standard throughout creating a pleasant and welcoming home from home environment. The home has the benefit of a shaft lift providing access to all floors plus a stair lift.

Ground Floor
Seven bedrooms, five with en-suite.
Three toilets including the main bathroom
Open plan dining area
Residents lounge

First Floor
Nine bedrooms, three with ensuite
One spare room used as staff / store room
Wet room with shower with toilet
Two additional toilets

The home benefits from good sized communal areas with all of the bedrooms being individual in design and shape due to the conversion.

Ancillary Areas
There is a domestic kitchen which is presented in good condition and benefits from non-slip flooring and a full range of base and eye level wall mounted units. Space for cooker, fridge freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room
Managers office

Gardens
Cherry Leas benefits from a good sized, fully enclosed rear garden with a patio area which is enjoyed by the service users on a regular basis.

Residential Accommodation
There is no accommodation for staff or management.

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
In our opinion this is an excellent opportunity for a hands-on owner or experienced operator who is looking to expand their own care group given the peaceful location and reputation the home has within the town.

A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the overall business opportunity being offered for sale.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Clacton-on-Sea 0.9 miles
  • Kirby Cross 3.6 miles
  • Shorefields School (SEN) 0.2 miles
  • Holland Park Primary School 0.3 miles

Local map of the area

Map View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Clacton-on-Sea 0.9 miles
  • Kirby Cross 3.6 miles
  • Shorefields School (SEN) 0.2 miles
  • Holland Park Primary School 0.3 miles
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