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Monastery in Fulwood listed for sale

Posted on - 12th June, 2023 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Fulwood, Preston News, Redevelopment
Aerial view of the convent site in Fulwood Pic: Space PR

A monastery in Fulwood has been put up for sale.

The five-acre Carmelite Monastery in St Vincent’s Road is on the market for £2million.

One of only 11 monasteries in England run by the Carmelite nuns – a religious order within the Roman Catholic Church – the Fulwood building is currently listed as vacant.

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The site includes a two and part three-storey monastery with chapel, choir rooms and refractory, as well as residential accommodation with 20 bedrooms.

Another aerial view of the convent building in Fulwood Pic: Space PR

There are extensive and enclosed grounds with a small pond and allotment.

A lodge house sits at the entrance to the site and includes two large bedrooms.

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Shaun Skidmore, senior director of CBRE’s operational retail team said: “This is a unique property in an attractive setting in the desirable Fulwood area of Preston, which is suitable for redevelopment for a variety of uses including care and/or nursing home, senior living, education facility, and residential, subject to planning consent.

“This is a rare property and development opportunity in Preston for prospective investors and developers and we anticipate a lot of interest in the site.”

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