Convent and Care home with outbuildings comprising 5 Chalets (4x2 bedroom units and studio unit) within a site c1.46 hectares (3.60 acres)

The Lourdes Care Home is a residential care facility providing personal and nursing care with 22 bedrooms and ancillary accommodation including sitting rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, meeting rooms, offices and a chapel. There is a lift at the rear of property. The building is of brick construction under a tiled roof.

Within the site there is a further building providing 5 chalets (4x2 bedroom units and a studio unit) and a double garage.

The site is surrounded on all sides by trees and undergrowth and falls from south to north. At the rear of the building there is a patio area and the grounds are mainly laid to lawn with tree, bushes and shrubs.

The land is not within or adjacent to a Conservation Area and there is one listed building to the north of the site.


The site has redevelopment potential, subject to planning. It has been put forward to Thanet District Council as part of it's call for sites with future development potential.

It is understood that in July 2016 part of the site to the south of the Lourdes Care Home was previously subject to a pre-application discussion The site is surrounded by built development including housing in Golden Close to the east. The proposed scheme was for 14 units comprising a mixture 13 houses and 1 apartment.

It is understood that in 2020 a pre-application was submitted to Thanet District Council for the demolition of the existing Lourdes Care Home and the erection of 59 units (houses and apartments) with open space, landscaping, parking and other associated matters. For further information please contact the agents or Thanet District Council.(01843 293844).


Strictly by appointment through Miles and Barr

Room Sizes
8 Bedrooms with En suites
Meeting Room
Dining Room
Kitchen/Dining Room
Sitting Room
4 offices
Laundry Room
Utility Room
Chapel and Lift
First Floor
14 bedrooms (12 en-suites)
Shower and WC Rooms
5 chalets (4x2 bedroom units and a studio unit)
Double Garage

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