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Former Care Home offering the opportunity for re-instatement or re-development subject to gaining the necessary consents. In all about 0.51 acres (0.20 hectares).

For sale as a whole by Private Treaty.

Calne 3 miles | M4 Motorway (Junction 17) 8 miles | Chippenham 5 miles | Marlborough 16 miles | Bath 18 miles


The property comprises a part single storey and part two storey brick faced residential care home. There is an area of parking to the south adjoining Church Lane with an in and out entrance. An attractive area of garden lies to the western side of the property between the Care Home and the Church. A garage/store building is situated on the eastern boundary.

The accommodation is configured as shown on the enclosed floorplan and comprises up to 12 bedrooms (one was converted to a visiting room during the pandemic) all with WCs and wash basins, a large bathroom with shower and bath, lounge, dining area and kitchen with associated ancillary rooms. On the first floor are five staff bedrooms and managers accommodation.

In all the main building extends to approximately 7,523 sq ft.


The site is located within Derry Hill which has grown out of the ancient settlement of Studley to the north. The village provides a church, primary school, shop, village hall and a public house. Chippenham lies within 5 miles providing a train station and wider facilities with the larger centres of Swindon, Bath and Bristol all within easy reach.

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Planning permission was originally granted on 17th February 1986 for the erection of an “elderly persons home.” The property was run for many years as a residential care home prior to closing in Autumn 2021.

The property appears to lend itself to re-development as much as for continuing Care Use and in this respect the owners submitted a planning Pre-Application enquiry to Wiltshire Council application no. ENQ/2022/00620.


We understand that mains gas, electricity and water are connected to the property.


In view of the potential for the site for re-development we welcome offers for the freehold of the property together with such Overage terms for any uplift payments upon the implementation of future development as Purchasers deem appropriate.

Method of Sale

The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole.

Tenure and Possession

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Please contact Kevin Prince or Megan Middleton at Adkin to arrange your inspection or to view the property internally.

We ask you to be as vigilant as possible to any potential risks when making your inspection.

Local Authority

Wiltshire Council. Tel 0300 456 0114.


Any guide prices quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it, becomes a chargeable supply for VAT purposes such tax will be payable in addition.

Estate Agents Act Note

Prospective buyers should note that an Employee of Adkin is a Trustee Vendor of the property.

For Further Information

Please contact Megan Middleton or Kevin Prince on 01235 862888 or email or

To arrange a viewing for this property please complete the enquiry form, or call us/email us quoting property reference number Agency/G-9003 and we will be happy to help.

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