Hartlands Rest Home, 57 Salop Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2RJ

Freehold 21-bedroom care home in the centre of Oswestry,

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Auction details:

Thursday 16th May 2024 @ 08:30AM

Vacant freehold 21-bedroom care home with alternative use and development potential (subject to planning)

Property Description

A vacant freehold 21-bedroom care home with alternative use and development potential (subject to planning). Hartlands Rest Home comprises a recently closed 21-bedroom care home extending to approximately 4,480 sq.ft. (416.35 sq.m.) on a site of 0.15 acre. The attractive freehold character property is of original Victorian construction, with modern extensions, providing generous accommodation over two floors, with off road car parking to the rear (accessed via Stewart Road) and pedestrian access off Salop Road. The property benefits from WC ensuites to a number of the bedrooms, gas central heating and a passenger lift with two separate staircases servicing the upper floor. The property is considered suitable for alternative uses, including residential (subject to planning). Several properties within this part of Oswestry have received consent for residential conversion / development.


The property occupies a prominent corner position at the junction of Stewart Road and Salop Road, which connects directly with Oswestry Town Centre approximately 0.5 mile away. A historic market town with a vibrant centre, Oswestry is Shropshire's second largest town by population. With a former Borough population of approximately 33,000, and town population of approximately 18,200, the town has a wealth of character and facilities to offer, with a range of national multiple retailers within the town, including Boots, Superdrug, W H Smith, Poundland, Home Bargains & Costa.
Oswestry is well-connected, situated at the junction of the A5 and A483, which subsequently link with the national motorway network, connecting the major centres of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool. Regionally, Oswestry is approximately 19 miles north-west of Shrewsbury, approximately 14 miles south of Wrexham and a little over an hour from the Welsh Coast.


Ground Floor: Open plan lounge/living accommodation, dining area leading into conservatory extension, 7 bedrooms (3 with WC en-suite), communal wet/shower room, 2 communal WCs, kitchen, office accommodation and ancillary storage.
First Floor: 14 bedrooms (4 with WC en-suite), 2 communal bath/shower rooms and communal WC.
Basement: Cellar storage
Outside: Rear courtyard and tarmac car park

Energy Performance Rating

C (55)




All enquiries regarding potential alternative uses can be directed to Shropshire Council Planning Department - 0345 678 9004.

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is not applicable on this transaction.

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