Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market this beautiful care home. This business was originally established in 1990 by our clients; who are now looking to sell the business due to the desire to take a well-deserved retirement.
The business runs as a residential care home which specialises in Dementia and Alzheimer's residents. Our clients also accept day care and respite for families. We are advised most of the residents are social service admissions.
This is a perfect property for any resident to relax. The premise comprises of 17 beds, but is registered for 22. All rooms come fully fitted with an en-suite. At the front of the property is a garden area which is perfect in the summer months for sitting and taking in the fresh air. The area is filled with beautiful countryside which is ideal for families and staff to take the residents outdoors.
The sale includes a minibus which is used to take residents on day trips. This is a fantastic plus and the residents really enjoy their days out around this bustling town.
We are advised that plans have been passed to install a lift in the premise as the residents are currently walking up the stairs or using a chair lift. This will be a great plus to the business and would allow for residents and staff to get around this large premise freely.
Our clients help to make residents feel at home in many ways, some being-
Daily homemade meals
A hairdresser calls in weekly
Pets are also accepted at the care home on discussion
We are advised the business generates an advised turnover of around £424,189 as per 2015 accounts. This is a great income and we feel this could be increased with an experienced hard working new owner. This is an already successful care home and has been run by our clients for many years. They have obtained a great reputation and make sure that residents feel welcome.
This is a fantastic caring business that has been run to an exceptional standard. We highly advise a purchaser with experience in the trade to view this business at the earliest convenience.
TENUREWe are advised the business is freehold.
This is a long leasehold, we are advised the owner pays ground rent.
HOURSThe business is open-
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
STAFFThe business is run and managed by our clients.
FINANCIAL PROFILEWe are advised the business generates an advised turnover of around £424,189 as per 2015 accounts.
The care home is located in Lancashire.
The business is ideally situated in a densely populated part of town, the town centre is just a short 5 minute drive away. There are several independent businesses dotted around this area, with a pub and a café at the end of the row of terraces. Although this is a residential area, the premise is located on an arterial A-road in the area.
There is a great range of things to do in this area such as visiting the many parks. There is also a golf course which is an easy walk from the care home. This is a great area for families to take residents out and about.
The area benefits from the close proximity to the town centre, as there is a generous amount of public transport around. There is a bus stop directly outside the premise with several more around. The closest train station is just 1.4 miles away which is a short walk. Directly outside the property are parking bays that run along the stretch of houses, making it easy for family members and staff to park up.
The business boasts a beautiful stone built characterised property. There are steps leading up to the front. In the garden is a seating area for residents which has an array of shrubs, plans and bushes.
On entrance is the main hallway that leads up to 2 resident's lounges which have lots of original features including traditional fireplaces. To the rear is the owner's office, dining room and conservatory. All the rooms are bright and airy this is down to the large windows.
The kitchen is well equipped and has a store room, there is a Rangemaster cooker with a large stainless steel sink, cupboards, microwave and toasters. In the kitchen is a great sized preparation area.
There are two double bedrooms with en-suite based on the ground floor. There is also a separate wc, disabled wc, shower room, private doctor's treatment room for consultations, drugs room, fire escape and rear door leading to outside yard at rear. The property is alarmed and has full intercom/alarm system for residents in every room - to the rear is a wide access route should an ambulance need to be called.
There is a fantastic sized basement which is currently used for storage and holds the fridge and freezers.
On the first floor is the laundry room which is complete with washing machines and dryers. There is a further wc with a sink and a main boiler. This floor also consists of 9 bedrooms 3 of which are doubles. All of these rooms are en-suite rooms. There is another bathroom, storage area and a fire escape.
In this premise is a second floor which has 5 bedrooms again all have en-suites. On this floor is a staff training room, shower room and separate wc.
On the entrance gates are lock codes. The premise is also alarmed and the vendor also has relevant certificates in places.
The minibus is included in the sale.