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Ahmed Zahir (August 2016)
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Freehold Price: £495,000 Annual Turnover: £25,540
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Business Description
• Excellently presented former cattery, licenced for 36 cats in 17 pens with opportunities to extend
• Turnover £25,540 - EBITDA £20,219
• Spacious and stunningly presented 4 bedroom detached cottage, mature grounds, set in 1/3 acre and stunning rural views
• Viewing strongly recommended

Stunning lifestyle opportunity, Delightful 4 bedroom detached countryside cottage and former Cattery sat in 1/3 acre of grounds. licensed for 36 cats (expandable), Stunning rural location in North Devon. Turnover £25,540 per annum, 20k profit with an enviable reputation. Extension possible. Freehold ref 44312

The Cottage Cattery occupies a picturesque setting approaching a 1/3 of an acre, surrounded by the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, the North Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty and within easy reach of Bideford, Holsworthy and Barnstaple, historic Torrington and the North Devon Coastline

This delightful 4 bedroom period detached cottage occupies a corner plot, alongside a road and country lane. There is access to major routes gained from the A388 and A386 only minutes away.

Due to its excellent rural setting and its first class reputation, during time of operation, the business benefit from over 80% of repeat customers and loyal regular clients, including a variety of affluent people. The business also proves popular from holiday makers staying nearby and wanting access to their pets.

The Cottage Cattery was established 17 years ago and closed July 2017. The current vendors purchased it as a lifestyle for their semi-retirement 10 years ago and have enjoyed the benefits this cattery has provided. The cattery enjoys a truly enviable reputation built up over the last 10 years of trading, with an extensive client database and the need not to advertise, relying on its reputation for word of mouth referrals and recommendations.

In addition to this, two recent competitors have closed down resulting in a recent increase in turnover and the vendors have an excellent working relationship with other catteries in the area, often recommending each other if they are full, which is normally the case.

The stunningly presented cattery has been purposely built to FAB specifications offering a warm, secure and clean environment for its guests. The business is renowned for its personal care of the guests and each cat is treated as if they were the vendors own pets. The cattery block has the potential to be extended to accommodate the extra demand that its reputation affords. Therefore it remains the possibility, subject to planning, for additional extensions to both t

Summary. A superb opportunity to acquire a lucrative lifestyle business set in extensive grounds. The cattery is successful due to the excellent reputation it has established over the years. It offers a superb proposition for the lifestyle client and business person.

The business is being offered for sale due to the retirement of the vendors. Early viewing is highly recommended as interest is expected to be high.
Tenure: Freehold

Listed by: RedwoodsDowlingKerr
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