Sale of former care home in village presents a rare opportunity for buyers

ACTING on the instructions of the Hope Keith Villagers Trust, a registered charity, a former care home and cottages in the village of Rusper have come to the market through leading property consultancy Knight Frank LLP, via its offices in London and Horsham.

Thursday, 15th March 2012, 10:48 am

The property comprises Wayside and 2, 3 and 5 Church Cottages.

This comprises a period house with later extensions which last used as a 12 bed care home and a terrace of three cottages also used as part of the care home and staff accommodation.

The accommodation extends to 10,144 sq ft (942 sq m) and the gardens and grounds to 2.76 acres in all which also includes land that may have some development potential and there is also an area of pasture land.

The property is in a charming village location in Rusper, next door to the church and convenient for the village amenities, which include a shop, post office, a primary school, two pubs and sports grounds.

Emma Cleugh, partner and head of Institutional Consultancy, Knight Frank, commented: “The property has potential for continued use as a care home or equally is an opportunity to bring the property back into residential use or alternative uses, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

“It is rare to have such an opportunity in a village location and with land.”

The property is available as a whole or in lots and Knight Frank is quoting an asking price of £1.2m to £1.5m for the whole property.

The closing date for offers is March 28.

For further information contact Emma Cleugh at Knight Frank on 020 7861 5427.