Ipswich care homes sold in £13m deal

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal. Pho

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal. Photo: Simon Parker.

Two care homes on the outskirts of Ipswich have been sold for £12.9m.

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal. Pho

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal. Photo: Simon Parker.

Real estate investment trust Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre.

MORE: Is this Suffolk B&B the best in the UK?The firm will be leasing the care homes out to specialist health and social care provider Optima Care - with initial rent set at £950,000.

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal.Pict

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired Baylham Care Centre and Barham Care Centre in a �12.9m deal.Picture: GREGG BROWN

Baylham Care Centre, in Upper Street, is a 55-bed purpose-built care home which is currently rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

While Barham Care Centre, near Claydon, has a 43-bed capacity as was rated a Good during its latest Ofsted Inspection.

In 2017, the care home was extended by 17 bedrooms and there is an opportunity to further expand the site.


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An Impact Healthcare REIT spokesman added: "There is a further asset management opportunity to extend the home through building 21 new bedrooms with full bathrooms, while removing 11 bedrooms in the existing single storey extension, adding a net 10 bedrooms to the home."

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