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Live the dream whilst earning a very good income in the Gloucestershire countryside ,well established.Boarding kennels and Cattery for sale with a good annual income and profit with the potential for growth as run fairly low key at present.
This freehold business trades throughout the year and enjoys much repeat custom from a loyal base and a history dating back to the 1970's.
At present even though run fairly low key by the family the business still achieves a very respectful annual turnover of £57,000 pa with a healthy profit. This is derived from offering dog and cat accommodation services and a small amount of frozen food sales to a wide range of customers throughout the year. Numerous other opportunities ie, bed and breakfast, caravan storage, and much more could be available with necessary permissions.
Motivated seller offering property and business for sale due to genuine health issues so realistic offers accepted
It is trading well but has the potential for expansion benefiting from it's highly desirable location and reputation.
Freehold premises set in over 2 acres of the Gloucestershire countryside – comprising: reception room where clients can book their pets in, 3 large detached kennel blocks offering spacious kennels accommodating up to 60 dogs, detached cattery which can accommodate up to 80 cats, workshops , sheds and polytunnel.
The detached private residence has 5 bedrooms (one en suite ) , spacious kitchen, two lounges, office and a dining room,bathroom and shower room with potential for an attached annex with the appropriate permissions.
VERY SENSIBLY PRICED TO SELL.
There are 2 parts to the house the original cottage which is over 200 years old with many character features such as beams, exposed brick fireplaces and wood burners and the newer extension built in 1999 increasing it to its present size.
Glazed double doors to side of 12' 6" x 12' 6" uPVC Conservatory has single door to side garden and a half stable door to the
Lounge 17' 9" x 11' has brick fireplace recess with Clearview woodburning stove, beamed ceilings, concrete floor with fitted Axminster carpet, TV point
vertical T & G door leading to
Dining room 11' 3" x 11' 6" fitted Axminster carpet to concrete floor, beamed ceiling, brick fireplace with multi burner stove
from the Lounge is a step down to corridor left
Study 11' 6" x 7' fitted Axminster carpet
Corrider 6' x 4' multi fuel stove in recess, pantry, water and waste for washing machine half stable door to
Kitchen 15' 6" x 12' 9" fully fitted with floor and wall units in white and large expanse of work tops Armitage Shanks ceramic 1 and half bowl with drainer. In recess is green oil fired 4 oven Aga which also heats water. Oil fired central heating and water boiler. TV point. Door opens to
Hallway 8' 6" x 8' 6" corridor to side of stairs to
Toilet / Shower room 8' 6" x 5' 6" low level WC, wash hand basin, shower unit with Mira Sport Electric shower also storage area (under stairs)
from Hall way door to
Porch / Cloakroom with 2 outside doors to opposite sides of the house and a further door to another building once used as breeding kennels and storage area ripe for renovation
from Hallway door to
Drawing Room 16' x 10' 6" beamed ceiling, maple floor, TV point.
from Hallway to second floor via dog legged pine carpeted staircase leading onto top corridor which is approx. 40' x 3' on left door to
Master Bedroom 16' x 10' 6" double aspect windows , carpeted with
En Suite Bathroom 8' 3" x 5' 10" White whirlpool bath, low level WC and in corner shower unit with Mira electric shower
from top of stairs to right is Airing cupboard with shelving and Hot water cylinder
Bedroom 2 13' 9" x 13' 3" with white fitted units over bed and on opposite wall
along carpeted corridor is alcove 6' 6" x 15'6" with 2 Velux roof lights
Bedroom 3 15' 6" x 6 6" ceiling to roof contours
off corridor small additional corridor 7'9" x 4' 3" off which Bedrooms 4 and 5 and Bathroom
Bedroom 4 11' 3" x 11' 9" Carpeted
Bedroom 5 12' x 11' 3" Infra-red electric sauna . Carpeted
Bathroom 7' x 7' 6" Low level WC, Bath and hot water cylinder in cupboard.
Workshop 30' x 11' Used to store garden machinery etc with a slight change could be a double garage, separate from the house
Outside Besides the buildings used for the business there are also a wooden storage shed, greenhouse, poly tunnel, large parking areas, orchard / paddock with cherry, apple and pear trees, a line of plum trees close to the cattery and grassy areas.
All measurements are approximate, the house is fully double glazed and there are numerous electric points. Heating oil fired boiler, cooking and water heated by oil fired Aga
Mains electric and water, septic tank drainage.
Rural location , no close neighbours. Views of the Cotswolds. Set in much sought after village yet only a few miles from the centre of Gloucester and only 10 minutes from the M5
CATTERY BLOCK 1
Centre Corridor with penthouse design units. On the right hand side is 10 units and 2 family units and on the left 18 units. Sneeze barriers between.
2 Family catteries penthouse style living quarters, brick walls
Timber and weldmesh construction with plastic and tin roofing sheets.
CATTERY BLOCK 2
9 penthouse units and a storage unit used as owners units.
RECEPTION 16' x 13' 9" built in office desk, door to 2 Isolation kennels .
Animal Kitchen 10' x 11' Double sink unit and storage bins
Toilet 6' 6" x 3' 6" with WC and sink
Grooming Room 6' x 7'
Kennel block 1 14 kennels with living quarters and hatches to outside covered runs for smaller dogs
Kennel block 2 10 kennels as above for medium sized dogs
Across an expanse of lawn are the other kennel blocks with hedges
Animal Kitchen 9' 8" x 8' 2" with stainless steel sink unit and storage bins
Kennel Block 3 split into 3 sections 10 kennels, 6 kennels and 8 kennels (total of 24) for larger dogs (8 used for own dogs at present)
All kennels have the same basic set up just size changes for the size of dog.
All measurements approximate
Room for expansion of house, kennels and cattery with necessary permissions plus the addition of grooming, small animal boarding, day creche and shop. Other ventures possible due to the area and footprint of the outbuildings (caravan storage etc).
For sale due to health issues
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