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Townsend House, Court Farm Lane, Mitcheldean

The Property comprises a substantial purpose built 40 bed care home.

The building is single and part two storey with brickwork elevations incorporating double glazed windows beneath flat roofs.

The accommodation is mainly arranged on ground and part first floor levels served by an 8-person 630kg passenger lift.

The internal areas generally have carpet floor coverings, plastered emulsion painted wall surfaces, metal panelled radiators and plastered ceilings with fluorescent light fittings. Additional facilities include residents' lounge, dining room with commercial kitchen and shared bathrooms.

The approximate site area is 0.44 hectares (1.1 acres).

Energy Performance Certificate: The Energy Performance Certificate rating is C (62) (1 July 2019). A full certificate and recommendation report can be provided on request.

Location details:

The property is situated within the central area of Mitcheldean fronting Townsend (pedestrian access only). Vehicular access is off Court Farm Lane.

The Property is located within walking distance of the central area facilities which include library, doctors surgery and local retail. The property is also close to The Mews section of Vantage Point Business Village.


Ground Floor: 1,164.14 sq m (12,530 sq ft)

First Floor: 190.49 sq m (2,050 sq ft)

Total: 1,354.63 sq m (14,580 sq ft)

The above excludes the sub-basement garage and boiler room.

All measurements are approximate gross internal areas.


The Property has established C2 (Residential Institutions) use. The Use Class includes care/ nursing home, hospital and residential education and training centre.

The Property could also have alternative use or residential redevelopment potential subject to planning.

Further enquiries regarding the planning potential should be made of the Local Planning Authority, Forest of Dean District Council (01594 810000).

Council Tax and Business Rates:

The Direct gov website confirms the current Council Tax listing band as G.

An alternative use is likely to require reassessment for Council Tax or Rating purposes. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to Forest of Dean District Council (Local Billing Authority).


We understand that all mains services are available/connected to the property.

We confirm we have not tested any service installations and any occupier must satisfy themselves independently as to the state and condition of such items.


Sale of the freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Guide Price:

£500,000 (subject to contract).


VAT will not be charged on the sale price.

Legal Costs:

Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.


Alder King Property Consultants

Philip Pratt

01452 627123 

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