5 bedroom commercial property for sale

Hoopers Lane, Stoford, BA22

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Stunning well established boarding kennels licensed for 35 kennels in two blocks
  • Lifestyle business Turnover 2014 61,407 EBITDA 52,225 with excellent scope to develop and grow
  • Freehold with additional potential sat in 4 acres of stunning countryside
  • Stunning 5 bedroom owners accommodation, outbuildings in extensive grounds and post card views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION
This is an exciting opportunity to purchase an exceptionally well presented licensed kennels, which is located in the stunning Somerset countryside at Stoford, 2 miles from Yeovil Town and within some of the most stunning rural views in the area.

Dog-Luv Kennels holds an excellent reputation, being large enough to handle all the clients' requests and small enough to maintain personal service to all the dogs entrusted within their care.

Dog-Luv is situated in this semi rural village location of Stoford having commanding views over the surrounding countryside on the boundary of the ancient township of Yeovil yet within easy reach of the A303, London and the M5 Motorway. Yeovil being approximately 2 miles away, and the main A303 being just 9 miles away linking Honiton in Devon to Andover and eventually London

Dog-Luv Kennels was purchased by the vendors in 2005. The business has been developed by the previous vendors in 1998. The vendors have fully modernised the site and the owner's accommodation and have seen the current business showing growth each year.

Currently licenced for 35 kennels with no stipulation to the number of dogs within these kennels. The business has gained an excellent reputation and enjoys over 70% repeat custom and has a large active client database and is regularly fully booked up months in advance.

The kennels are built in 2 impressively spacious purpose built facilities which offer fully heated pens and 1 purpose built quarantine station. The facilities are located at the other end of the site separating the living accommodation from the business. Their main office has a small reception area and food preparation and storage areas making this side totally independent.

The business is offered on a freehold status and the vendors will consider all offers. Included within the sale ids the 5 bedroom family farmhouse and approx. 4 acres of land offering additional scope for a variety of other dog related themes.

Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the opportunity on offer which is based around a lifestyle second to none, and set in some of the best views around, with extensive grounds with scope to expand if required.

This is a retirement sale, however, the vendor would offer to help with the transition of ownership.

REGISTERED NUMBERS
Registered for 35 kennels in two blocks with scope to expand (subject to planning)

ACCOUNTS
Current records and accounts can be inspected after viewing
Current figures on file are as follows
2014 turnover 61,407 EBITDA 52,225
2013 turnover 50,752 EBITDA 41,475

Projections for 2015 suggest a turnover of approximately 70,000 with an estimated EBITDA of 57,000

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Saturday 08:00 to 11:00 then 18:30 to 20:00
Sunday 08:00 to 11:00 then 19:00 to 20:00
Other hours by prior agreement

STAFF
The business is run by the vendors and family members.

FEES
Large dogs 9.50 per day
Medium Dogs 9.00 per day
Small Dogs 8.50 per day
Surcharge for day boarders is 1.50
All fees are payable in advance

PROPERTY
A large detached family home stands proud within the 4 acre site with absolutely stunning views across the countryside in the distance. The kennels are located to the rear of the property.

The property offers spacious living accommodation with 5 double bedrooms, landscaped front and rear gardens, and a variety of outbuildings. The site is classed as Agricultural use so offers many possibilities for additional businesses to be performed upon the site

KENNELS
The impressive purpose built kennels boasts fully heated units in the new block which was recently built at a cost of some 80,000 and an older block plus an incubation/isolation unit.

There is ample customer parking facilities for around 8 cars. The grounds are surrounded by fields, hedges and wooden gates to the front. The whole area for the dogs is fully fenced with large and small exercise area. There is also several outbuildings located upon the site which, subject to planning could be transformed into holiday lets, other dog blocks etc.

There is also a paddock which formally was used to grow Christmas trees so the possibility of stables and equestrian use is always a possibility. (Subject to planning)

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
This delightfully renovated farmhouse boasts a total of 5 double bedrooms, some with fitted wardrobes, a newly renovated and installed wooden kitchen/dining room with an excellent assortment of wall and base units, a separate study. A large living room with fireplace. A feature windows offering excellent views over the open countryside. A utility room and ample storage.

In addition the windows have recently been replaced with UPVc double glazing, a new boiler system and oil storage tanks. Within recent years the owners have upgraded the property with a 50,000 renovation, including solar panels.

It is highly recommended to view the property to fully appreciate the space and quality of this substantial family home.

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

The business is offered upon a freehold basis and will include all assets and business fixtures and fittings. The vendors are offering the business and freehold upon a "Bids Invited" Basis

SUMMARY
The kennel offers an excellent lifestyle business and offers the potential new owners scope to build on the reputation of the current owners. This business offers impressive living accommodation with a lifestyle business and impressive profits Viewings are highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Yeovil Junction (0.6 mi)
  • Thornford (1.7 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (1.9 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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Nearest stations

  • Yeovil Junction (0.6 mi)
  • Thornford (1.7 mi)
  • Yeovil Pen Mill (1.9 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

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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