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Westbury Court, Westbury-on-Severn

The property provides a purpose-built care home facility constructed circa 1968. The building is mainly two storey with brickwork elevations incorporating Upvc frame windows and several balconies beneath pitched and flat roofs.

The closed care facility (2022) is arranged over ground and first floors served by staircases and a lift.

The existing layout comprises 40 single rooms (includes three ensuite) together with bathrooms, communal dining and lounge areas, commercial kitchen and ancillary accommodation. Externally there is a tarmacadamed surfaced car park to the front of the building.

There are also sections of garden. The freehold interest, which includes the road leading to adjoining residential bungalows and the National Trust Garden, is estimated at 0.43 hectares (1.07 acres).

Energy Performance Certificate: An EPC will be made available during the marketing period.


The village of Westbury-on-Severn is situated on the A48 with Gloucester 8 miles to the north east and Chepstow 19.5 miles to the south west (access to the original Severn Bridge/Junction 2 of the M48).

The property is situated on the eastern edge of the village between The National Trust's Westbury Court Gardens and the Church of St Peter and St Paul.

Village facilities include a public house, dental surgery, and Westbury on Severn C of E Primary School.


We are advised that mains services are connected to the property. 

We confirm that we have not tested any of the service installations and any occupier/purchaser must satisfy themselves independently as to their state, condition, and suitability.

In respect of any development proposals interested parties will need to make their own enquiries of the relevant authorities regarding the service capacity.


The Property is situated on the edge of the village and has established C2 (Residential Institutions) use as a care and nursing home. Additional uses covered by the classification include health, boarding schools, residential colleges and training centres.

Alternative uses could include hotel/boarding house, residential conversion and residential redevelopment (subject to planning). Planning enquiries regarding the existing and potential uses should be directed to the Planning Department of Forest of Dean District Council (01594 810 000).

Council Tax & Business Rates:

The property is subject to an existing Council Tax Assessment under Band G. 

A change of use may require reassessment for Council Tax or Business Rates purposes. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to the charging authority Forest of Dean District Council.

Guide price:

Unconditional (with or without overage) and subject to planning offers are invited.


Sale of the freehold interest with vacant possession on completion. 

A copy of the registered title and the conveyance of the adjoining gardens detailing the restrictive covenants, is available on request. 

Note: As stated the freehold title includes the access road serving the adjoining residential dwellings and the National Trust Garden.


No VAT will be charged on the sale.

Legal costs:

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs. 

The purchaser will indemnify the vendor in respect of their reasonable legal costs in the event of withdrawing from the transaction following receipt of the contract.


Alder King Property Consultants 

Philip Pratt

01452 627123

07831 774 640 

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