North-East care home group acquires in County Durham

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

The Newcastle office of property agents Christie & Co has reported the completed sale of The Willows nursing home and Willowdene residential home in Sedgefield, County Durham. Christie & Co acted on behalf of Dr S Srirangalingham, who is retiring from the care home sector. The purchasers are Mrs Jennifer Houghton and her husband, from Gateshead, who together own numerous care homes throughout the North East of England. The two homes are single-storey properties set back from the B1278 road, to the north of the village of Sedgfield, which lies some 10 miles south east of Durham City. Registered for 16 nursing and 12 residential (elderly mentally ill) patients, the homes operate with good occupancy levels and comprise 20 single bedrooms and four twin bedrooms in total. Christie & Co¹s client, Mr Srirangalingham, bought The Willows from the local authority in 1988 and began the construction of Willowdene on the same site in 1995. The properties stand in their own grounds with gardens and car parking. The homes

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