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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in November 2019
Lot 6


Vacant 20 Bed Former Care Home with Development Potential


Largs (population circa 11,200) is an attractive North Ayrshire town lying some 33 miles west of Glasgow on the Firth of Clyde. It is becoming an increasingly popular seaside destination and has a good range of amenities, schooling and recreational facilities including Largs award winning yacht marina. The Isle of Cumbrae lies a mile offshore and there is a 10 minute regular ferry crossing from Largs. There are excellent travel links to the area including a mainline railway station, bus routes and easy access to the major road networks. Glasgow and Prestwick airports are both less than 45 minutes away. The property is located on the southern side of the town within an urban setting and within easy reach of the town’s amenities.


The subjects of sale comprise two former residential villas which have been extended and connected. The two storey, detached building is of traditional rendered and painted brickbuilt construction under a tiled roof with dormer roof extensions. The property is within a pleasant residential street on the south east side of the town centre. The building, which was operating as a care home until March 2019, catered for 20 residents. The ground foor comprises 9 en suite bedrooms, dining room, lounge, kitchen, two offces, laundry, separate bathroom and w.c. and storage. An internal staircase provides access to the frst foor as does a lift. There are two further staircases providing external fre exits. The frst foor comprises 10 en suite bedrooms (6 of which have en suite wet rooms), 1 single bedroom with no en suite but which is adjacent to a w.c. and bathroom, a room formerly used as a hairdressers and storage. The property benefts from gas central heating, double glazing and carpeting. Externally, the building sits within pleasant grounds, there are garden areas to the rear and front of the property and on street parking is available. Subject to obtaining necessary consents and any upgrading required, the unit is ideally suited to use once again as a care home business or may provide scope for conversion back to residential use.

Floor Area

We understand tht the current layout of the building provides some 594 sq.m (6394 sq.ft) approx. arranged over two foors.


Interested parties should make their own enquiries to Planning Dept, North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE. Tel: 01294 324319 Email:

Rateable Value



Band G.


Owner Vacant Possession.


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Joint Auctioneers

Christie & Co, Miller House, 6th Floor, 18 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2QU Tel: 0131 524 3406 (Martin Daw)

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