Merton is a picturesque and tranquil village positioned in central southern England, giving the impression of a rural position, but within close proximity to major urban areas.
The village lies approximately 10 miles north east from the renowned and prestigious city of Oxford being within close proximity (2 miles south) of the historic market centre of Bicester, home to the most popular tourist destination in England, Bicester Outlet Village.
Access to the M40 (Junction 9) via the A41 is 7 miles from the property, which provides direct access to London (61 miles) to the south east and Birmingham (70 miles) to the north west, as well as direct access to the A34 providing a direct route towards Oxford (10 miles).
Bicester Village Station, which provides half hourly services between London Marylebone (48m) and Oxford (17m), is conveniently located within 2.5 miles of Merton.
The Manor Care Home was originally a residential Manor House said to be built in the latter part of the 16th century, originally being L shaped. The Home was remodelled and extended in the late 18th/early 19th century, with the newer element constructed
in the 1980s along with a separate bungalow to provide high quality nursing home accommodation over two storeys (plus attic).
The original element, comprising the front elevation, is Grade II listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended with the large purpose built extension and separate bungalow to the rear providing the majority of the care home accommodation. The bungalow accommodates additional day space, a salon and a cinema.
The care home currently benefits from 76 bedrooms arranged over ground and first floor, 20 of which offer full en-suite.
Staff accommodation, offices and training rooms are located on the second floor with storage and ancillary facilities located within the basement.
The property is served by three lifts, two of which service the ground and first floors only, the other serves both the second floor and basement.
The property is connected to mains electricity, telecom, utilities and water & drainage. Gas is tanked with a diesel backup generator located within an outbuilding.
The building is partially serviced by air conditioning.
A tarmac surface car park is provided at the rear of the bungalow and a further area to the side of the main building.
The site has not been elected for VAT and therefore it is anticipated that VAT will not be charged on the purchase price.
Offers are invited, subject to contract and exclusive of VAT.
Proposals to acquire or lease a turnkey asset are also invited.