4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Plough Farm Kennels & Cattery, Puddock Road, PE28 2UB

£470,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kennels & Cattery registered for 20 dogs and 10 cats
  • 2014 Income 41,371 with good profits, with huge potential to increase
  • Four bedroom detached bungalow owners accommodation
  • Set in 1.3 Acres (STS) with stables and paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An ideal lifestyle change opportunity to acquire a successful, and well-established kennels and cattery providing an excellent income with genuine opportunities to further expand the business.

Plough Farm Kennels and Cattery is within easy reach of a number of villages and towns all of which provide an extensive and loyal customer base. The villages of Chatteris, Warboys and Ramsey are about 4 miles away, whilst the towns of March and Huntingdon along with the cities of Ely and Peterborough have excellent rail links to London along with the M11 by road.

The business is licensed for 20 dogs and 10 cats and has been successfully trading for over 20 years, and has been run by the current owners since 2007. During this time the business has built up an enviable reputation with an extensive and loyal customer base generating many customers by way of recommendation and word of mouth. The business also generates a number of enquiries from the web-site.

Plough Farm is situated in a semi rural location in the heart of Cambridgeshire among the Fens, with beautiful far reaching views. The business benefits from a deceptively spacious four bedroomed detached bungalow which has been extended over a period of time and is set in 1.3 acres of land along with 3 stables and a paddock, making it an ideal family home.

In our opinion the property is presented in excellent decorative order throughout.

FEES
The business has a fixed price structure for daily boarding of:
12.00 for dogs
8.00 for cats

ACCOUNTS
Current records and accounts can be inspected after viewing.

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Sunday 08:30 - 16:30

STAFF
Managed by the owners.

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
Deceptively spacious four bedroom detached bungalow property comprising:
Main entrance hall
Triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room
Dining room
Lounge
Conservatory

There is an inner hallway leading to:
Master bedroom with ensuite facilities
Three further bedrooms (two doubles and one single)
Family bathroom

EXTERNALLY
The mature gardens extend to 1.3 acres along with a large paved patio, which leads onto the lawned private rear garden.

There is a large, well-maintained and fenced, level grass paddock to the rear of the property which is currently used for equestrian purposes. In addition there is a large timber/metal barn, with storage/workshop, three high quality full-size stables with lean to hay barn and tack area and three timber sheds.

KENNELS & CATTERY
The kennel ancillary building comprises a good quality brick, with an equipped grooming parlour which could be used by any new owner. The current owners sub-let the grooming side to a third party and receive 20% commission on any income generated.

Kennels:
Block one - Ten kennel units off a service corridor.
Block two - Four double and 1 family unit.
Fully fenced and secure dog exercise paddock.
Isolation unit

The cattery is set away from the kennel block and comprises of:
Seven full height chalets off an enclosed service area.
Cat isolation unit.

There is also a small animal boarding section with cages for rabbits, and guinea pigs etc.

EXPANSION POTENTIAL
The business is currently run by one of the owners as a second income stream for the family. There is space to build further kennels and cattery units subject to planning, along with the potential to establish a retail side for pet foods and general pet sales. The land could also be further used for training classes.

The fully equipped grooming parlour could give a potential increase in turnover in the region of 12,000 per annum.

The 3 stables and paddock could give a potential increased turnover in the region of 5,000 for DIY liveries or 10,000 and upwards for full liveries.

The figures quoted above have been supplied by our client and have not been verified. Any interested party should carry out their own due diligence.

ANCILLARY AREAS
Preparation kitchen
Staff cloakroom
Reception/Office

TENURE
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.

SUMMARY
A well established boarding kennel and cattery business with an excellent reputation and genuine potential to increase the income along with a spacious family home set in grounds of 1.3 acres along with a paddock and views over the open countryside.

A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the business, property and location.

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18 April 2016

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7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

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Nearest station

  • Whittlesea (8.3 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

7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399201 Local call rate

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