A touch of the Med in Dorset


Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

FPDSavills and joint agents Christie & Co have announced the sale of The Magna, a 72-bed purpose-built nursing home situated some three miles away from the market town of Wimborne in Dorset. FPDSavills healthcare director Craig Woollam said The Magna, built in the mid-1980s, has a Mediterranean appearance in its architecture and design, with sand colour-washed elevations under terra-cotta tiled roofs. “The accommodation is predominantly arranged at ground floor level and comprises 50 bedrooms with 34 ensuite facilities, the majority of which being bath or shower,” Mr Woollam said. “We received instructions in September 2001 and the matter was concluded by February 2002. The interest generated by the confidential marketing campaign was strong and clearly demonstrates the demand among private operators for businesses of this calibre. “The purchasers, Mr amd Mrs Braban, have some 15 years¹ operational experience in the sector, having owned and operated Avon Wood Manor, a dual registered home for 49 patients in





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