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North Uist Boarding Kennels, Isle Of North Uist, Inverness-Shire, HS6

Offers in Region of £169,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Registered for 15 dogs
  • Registered for 12 cats
  • Island Location
  • Owners Accommodation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bruce and Co. are delighted to offer for sale North Uist Kennels and Cattery. The business was established in 2006 and has been under the very caring ownership of our clients since 2010. Throughout their ownership, our clients have established an excellent reputation for offering a superb level of care to both dogs and cats. The kennels & Cattery boast high occupancy levels with much repeat custom and is heavily relied upon due to it being the only Kennels & Cattery in the Southern Isles. Potential buyers will be able to significantly increase the potential of the business with ample land which offers development opportunities and the option to extend the business premises to increase capacity.

Included in the sale of the business is extremely well presented private accommodation. The accommodation is finished to a good standard both externally and internally and it comprises of 2 bedrooms, a large living dining room with multi fuel stove, a kitchen, utility room, office and bathroom.

The business is licensed to accommodate 15 dogs in the kennels. The kennels are located in a wooden building which houses 8 dog pens, 5 of which are for double occupancy and 3 for single occupancy. There are 2 exercise enclosures for the dogs outside of the wooden accommodation. The cattery, also of wooden construction, is licensed to accommodate up to 12 cats in 6 heated pens and the business has a separate food preparation area.

Uist Kennels & Cattery is located on the edge of Bayhead village. Bayhead shop, post office, petrol station and Paible Primary School are all within walking distance. The business offers a great base to enjoy the exceptional beauty of the Uists which benefit from the warmth of the Gulf Stream. Further services are available at Balivanich, Lionacleit and Lochmaddy. Benbecula Airport offers daily flights to Glasgow and Inverness and Calmac Ferry terminals provide links to UIg and Mallaig, there is also a local bus service in operation. There are also medical, banking, retail, sports, cultural, secondary and higher education facilities nearby as well as local food delicacies. Recreational activities include golf, sailing, watersports, horse-riding, hill-walking, cycling, world-class fishing, wildfowling, deer stalking and enjoying the unique birdlife, wildlife and archaeology.

The property stands in approx. 0.4 hectre overlooking the bay. There are additional buildings on the land which at present are only used for storage but previously formed part of the Visitor Centre. Potential buyers may also be interested to know that planning (which has now lapsed) was previously requested for the development of a new residential house.

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