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3 bedroom commercial property for sale

K - Nine Kennels, Thornley Grove Farm, Tow Law, DL13 4LJ


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Well established licensed boarding kennels
  • 3 bedroom detached dormer bungalow
  • Licensed for 20 units
  • Extensive gardens, delightful views, owners retiring
  • Peaceful yet convenient rural setting

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is an exciting opportunity to purchase a long established and well known licensed boarding kennels which is located in the popular district of Tow Law in County Durham.

K - Nine Boarding Kennels occupies a peaceful yet accessible position, being quite literally surrounded by countryside with open views yet is just a few miles South of Consett with the market towns of Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland within easy reach. Despite occupying such an idyllic setting the business is within easy reach of a wide selection of shops and local amenities and is therefore conveniently sited for the immediate locality as well as neighbouring towns and villages.

The business subsequently attracts regular repeat and also new custom from throughout the County Durham and surrounding areas. Having been established by the present owners back in the mid 1980's, this well-known business has acquired an enviable reputation in the locality and therefore boasts an extensive and loyal customer base enjoying frequent referrals and recommendations.

K - Nine Boarding Kennels is successful due to its good name yet the vendors have made a conscious decision to operate the business in a modest fashion employing no staff due to their imminent retirement. This therefore represents an ideal investment for an ambitious new owner who has the opportunity to continue to build and develop the business from the existing customer base with potential for grooming, boarding of small animals with the possibly of also introducing a cattery.

These enhancements will significantly increase the turnover whilst ultimately enhancing the overall profitability of the business.

K - Nine Boarding Kennels is only now being offered for sale due to retirement and would prove to be an excellent purchase for a family who are seeking a fantastic lifestyle opportunity.

The three bedroom detached property has been modernised and extended briefly comprising:

Entrance Porch/ Sun Lounge

Living/ Dining Room - A welcoming reception room which is light and airy with a beamed ceiling and enjoying lovely views across farmland to the rear of the property.

Sitting room - A spacious cosy reception room with a feature fireplace housing an open fire and again enjoying fine views to the rear of the property.

Reception Hallway - A spacious and versatile room which could be utilised for a number of purposes.

Fitted Kitchen - A comprehensive selection of quality, modern white wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces and a one and a half bowl sink unit, built in double oven and an electric hob. There is a feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove.

Utility Room/ WC

Double Bedroom - A generous bedroom with delightful views to the rear of the property.

Double Bedroom - Another good size bedroom enjoying open views.

Double Bedroom - A spacious and versatile third double room.

Family Bathroom - A four piece suite comprising a vanity wash hand basin, bath, separate shower cubicle and a low level WC.

First Floor

Office - A good size and useful space.

Cellar - Additional storage.

The property has good size formal lawned garden areas, patio and two enclosed paddocks with good quality land. There is ample parking for approximately 6 vehicles.

Additional Building - A good size and versatile building with a roller shutter door leading to a workshop housing a two post ramp and compressor and a separate spray booth.

The boarding facilities are totally separate from the home and are split into two main blocks, one with fourteen units and the other with six units. Both blocks have indoor and outdoor runs and are well appointed creating a secure, clean and warm environment.

In addition to the main facilities, there is reception, isolation unit and potential for a grooming room, preparation kitchen, 2 private kennels and ample storage. Within the grounds there are a number of additional buildings which have potential to be converted to additional boarding facilities or could also enable a new owner the opportunity to breed from the premises.

Licensed for 20.

Available accounts are to year end 5th April and are summarised below:

1 dog - 12
2 dogs - 18
3 dogs - 20

Managed by the owners.

We are advised that the property is freehold.

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

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