AJF Commercial are pleased to welcome to the market this exceptional and well established Freehold Boarding Kennels and Cattery with beautifully decorated and fully refurbished detached owner’s cottage set within approximately 2 acres of land.
Located in a beautiful countryside setting of Mitton Village in the heart of one of Lancashire’s most famous beauty spots the Ribble Valley, provides a perfect setting with views towards the open countryside.
Just a short drive away are the busy market towns of Clitheroe and Whalley, both having an abundance of residential housing, complimentary shops and businesses and with excellent links to the M65 and M6 motorways provides the business much repeat trade.
This delightful property and business is set within approximately 2 acres of land and our client has access to a further 850 acres of woodland and fields including a stretch of Riverbank where our client holds fishing and shooting rights. There are also numerous outbuildings which could easily be converted to stables for those with an Equestrian interest.
Our clients have owned the business for over 30 years and have gained and excellent and enviable reputation with local residents and thrives on a high volume of repeat bookings giving the owners a high level of income.
Our client also has contracts in place providing boarding for various Rescue Charities for dogs and cats, adding to the already healthy turnover.
There is an excellent website in place and active Social Media Facebook page providing adequate advertising.
The business is now offered for sale allowing the owners to take a well earned early retirement.
The business and property are well secured and protected by CCTV.
Large customer car parking area for up to 7 cars.
Kennel blocks and isolation units licensed for 59 kennels all heated with outside runs.
Cattery blocks and isolation units licensed for up to 40 cats all heated with outside runs.
Reception area with office, card machine, cash till and telephone point. Within the reception area there is shelving to walls with a good display of dog and cat accessories.
Utility rooms with washing and drying facilities.
Separate grooming parlour.
Separate photography studio.
Large detached Freehold period building full of charm and character dating back to the late 1800’s, which has been fully refurbished and decorated to a high standard throughout and is a credit to our client.
Long driveway secured with metal gates leading to owner’s private accommodation and large detached garage for up to 4 cars.
Beautiful landscaped private gardens surround the property with an abundance of plants, pond, shrubs and trees and delightful views to the open countryside.
Side entrance door leading to large fully fitted farmhouse Kitchen.
Stairs leading to First Floor with doors leading to:
Master bedroom with en-suite shower room.
2 further double bedrooms.
Large family bathroom with bath, WC, hand wash sink and shower.
This is a fabulous opportunity to own a well-established business and property located in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The business and premises are both in walk in condition which is a credit to the owners. The business will certainly make a life changing opportunity for a husband and wife team or family.
Therefore, AJF Commercial strongly recommend early discussion to appreciate the size, scope, location and potential this business / estate has to offer.
NOTE: Our client also runs a well-established and thriving Kennel Manufacturing Business from the premises which is also for sale, but under separate negotiation.
This separate business has also been established for over 30 years and generates much repeat trade from Veterinary Surgeries, Professional Dog Breeders, The Royal Air Force, Police and private clients.
The large manufacturing unit with large mezzanine floor, staff kitchen, offices and WC’s are located to the rear of the business and property and is fully equipped with specialist machinery, tools, 2 x commercial vans, trailers and show unit/horse box which has been converted into living accommodation.
All fixtures and fittings are included with the sale.
Mitton, Ribble Valley, Lancashire