Commercial Property for sale

Thornton Road - DN19

£635,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Boarding kennels licensed for 64 dogs with newly built cattery
  • Turnover £47,651 per annum (y/e 31.12.15), estimated turnover for 2016 £53,000
  • Peaceful yet accessible rural village setting, well presented facilities
  • Spacious 4 bedroom detached property, 2 acres, rare opportunity

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a long established and highly regarded licensed boarding kennels and cattery, which is located in the pleasant rural village of Goxhill in Barrow upon Humber, North Lincolnshire.

Abbey Boarding Kennels and Cattery occupies an idyllic setting approached via a private gated driveway and is set amongst open countryside, yet is also easily accessible as it is situated within close proximity of neighbouring towns and villages, with major commuter routes and the transport network close at hand.

Abbey Boarding Kennels and Cattery is also close to Humberside Airport, which generates further custom from their clients who are flying out of the airport, making it easy for the clients to drop off their pets on route.

The business is therefore ideally placed for ensuring regular repeat trade, as well as attracting new custom from throughout the surrounding areas.

Abbey Boarding Kennels and Cattery has successfully operated within the locality for many years and during that time this well known business has acquired a truly enviable reputation, boasting an extensive and loyal customer base, with frequent referrals and recommendations. The modern facilities are well appointed creating a warm, secure and clean boarding environment.

The business is successful due to the good name it has established over the years and there is a genuine opportunity for purchasers to continue to build and develop the business from the existing customer base. There is also potential to extend the small retail shop, board smaller animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and birds, with the opportunity to actively promote and market the doggie day care aspect of the business.

In addition to the kennels, a newly built impressive ?Premier Animal Housing? cattery block of 6 units, with potential to extend to 10 has been constructed. This will significantly increase the turnover and enhance overall profit significantly.

This is a rare opportunity t

Licensed Numbers
The business is licensed for 64 dogs and with a newly built 6 unit cattery block.

Sales
Available accounts are to year end 31st December and are summarised below:
2015 — Turnover £47,651



Fees
£12 per day (small dog)
£13 per day (medium dog)
£14 per day (large dog)
£15 per day (giant dog)


Trading Hours
Mon — Sat 09:00 — 12:00 - 16:30 — 17:30
Sunday 10:00 — 11:00 - 16:30 - 17:00



Staff
The business is managed by the owners with 1 part time member of staff.

Building External
The imposing double fronted detached property is approached via a private driveway and set within extensive grounds. The property is well presented with tasteful décor and provides spacious and versatile family living accommodation.

Building Internal
The boarding facilities are totally separate from the residential dwelling and are located in a dedicated building. There is a reception area, a grooming room, a preparation kitchen and a staff toilet.

The well presented kennel facilities have both individual indoor and adjoining covered outdoor runs, both larger than the minimal size and are warmed by central heating. There are 2 separate isolation kennels.

Externally there is a fully fenced secure grass paddock of approx. 1 acre in size, which is the kennel exercise area.

A purpose built and impressive ?Premier Animal Housing? cattery block of 6 units has recently been constructed. When the cattery was built, the concrete base was put in place to enable the number of units to be increased to 10, should demand warrant an increase in facilities.


Residential Accommodation
The delightful detached property provides spacious family living accommodation and briefly comprises:

An entrance hallway with tiled flooring, a two piece cloakroom/ W.C. and a staircase to the first floor.

The living room is a dual aspect reception room with a feature brick fireplace housing a multi fuel burning stove.

The is a dining room and a study on this level.

The dining kitchen has a comprehensive range of quality wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces, a built in range and patio doors leading to the rear patio.

First Floor

The master bedroom is a generous double room with a selection of built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with a spa bath, a low level W.C. and a wash hand basin.

The second double bedroom is a further good size room with a range of fitted wardrobes.

The third double bedroom is also a good size room with a range of fitted wardrobes.

There is a spacious single bedroom on this level.

The shower room/bathroom has a modern suite with a walk in shower cubicle.

Externally

Externally there is a good size garage with an up and over door and a workshop.

There are good size gardens laid to lawn, a summer house and enclosed paddocks approaching 1/6th acre.



Tenure
We are advised that the property is available as a freehold.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.



Summary
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a successful business with a substantial detached family home, occupying such an idyllic setting. To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.


Nearest stations

  • Goxhill (0.6 mi)
  • Thornton Abbey (1.3 mi)
  • New Holland (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Tustin Court, Unit 1, First Floor, Port Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YQ

01772 399201 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Goxhill (0.6 mi)
  • Thornton Abbey (1.3 mi)
  • New Holland (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Redwoods Dowling Kerr

Tustin Court, Unit 1, First Floor, Port Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YQ

01772 399201 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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