Former Westard Ho! nursing home hits the market

The former Donness Nursing Home in Westward Ho!

The former Donness Nursing Home in Westward Ho! - Credit: Contributed

A former nursing home in Westward Ho! has hit the market, with an asking price of just under £1million.

Donness Nursing Home Limited closed in March after receiving ‘inadequate’ ratings from the Care Quality Commission.

The now-vacant nursing home in Atlantic Way is being brought to market by Christie and Co, with an asking price of £950,000.

The site is registered for 34 service users and has 30 bedrooms spread out over three floors – four of which are shared rooms.

Christie and Co director Simon Harvey is handling the sale. He said: “With so much high-quality purpose-built accommodation and the flexibility of site use - it is well suited to be re-opened as an elderly care facility or could be reconfigured to suit a wide variety of other care uses – this care home sale offers a fantastic opportunity for a new or expanding care operator.”

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The nursing home was established in 1980, and was extended in 1991 to include an additional 14 bedrooms.

In 2004 it was extended again to include a further 12.

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