A lovely country property run as a well established kennels and cattery. The present owners have operated Fir Tree Pets Hotel for fourteen years (in 2020) and are now looking to scale down. The property has excellent income potential with a turnover, we understand over the past twelve years, of between £60k and £70k in normal conditions. The accounts for the business are not audited and therefore it is unlikely that a mortgage could be raised on the basis of the accounts although past books for the property will be made available to people who have viewed the property. It might well make a very good secondary income for someone wishing to live in the country and enjoy the property's lovely rural and secluded location.
There may also be scope for other uses of the property subject to necessary planning permissions being obtained.
Whilst being very rural it is only three miles out of the popular village of Wedmore which has an extensive range of local facilities. The nearby cathedral city of Wells also is readily accessible.
Price Guide £750,000 Ref: JN6382
A spacious detached house, believed to date from around 1990 offering flexible accommodation arranged on two floors with an integral one bedroom annexe ideal for dependant relatives, etc. The property has LPG central heating and double glazed windows, and the following accommodation: Please refer to floor plan for approx. room sizes
Entrance Porch tiled flooring and double glazed front door
Reception Hall turned stairs to first floor, door to annexe
Sitting Room front window, open fireplace, granite hearth, radiator, archway leading to:
Kitchen / Dining Room French doors to patio, side window, rear window overlooking garden, red LPG Aga for hot water and cooking, extensive fitted drawer units, granite worksurfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, inset ceiling lighting
Utility Room rear window, door to rear garden, plumbing for washing machine, LPG boiler in cupboard
Cloakroom with window, wash hand basin, WC, radiator
Landing with window and radiator
Bedroom front and side windows, radiator
Bedroom front dormer window, radiator, part restricted ceiling height, connecting door to main bedroom
Bedroom rear dormer window, side window and radiator, laminate flooring
Family Bathroom rear dormer window, corner bath, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, loft hatch
Main Bedroom front dormer window, radiator
En Suite Shower Room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC
Accessed from the reception hall of the main residence comprising the following:
Bedroom window and radiator
Bathroom double doors to garden, bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin in unit, WC, radiator
Kitchen / Breakfast Room window, central island unit with timber block worksurfaces, inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, wall and base units, four ring electric hob, timber worksurfaces, built-in double oven, recess area with plumbing for washing machine
Conservatory / Garden Room windows, double doors to garden, pedestrian door to front, TV point
Price Guide £750,000Ref: JN6382
The property is approached off the country lane via a recessed gated access. The driveway leads to a large arrival yard providing parking and turning facilities for the kennels and cattery and a further parking area immediately to the front of the house. The gardens and grounds lie mainly to the side and rear of the residence and include a large lawn and a paved patio to the rear, within the lawned garden there is a mature willow tree and lovely outlook directly over the property’s own land. The annexe also has a pretty partly wooded garden area separated from the main gardens and grounds with a garden shed, lawn, raised flower and shrub bed, greenhouse and seating area.
OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND
Off the arrival yard there are the following outbuildings and facilities with approx. sizes:
Adjoining the main parking area at the front there is:
Kennel Building One incorporating:
Six Double Kennels each with tiled walls and external runs
Reception Area built-in worksurface
Small Animal Room with Five Pens and Three Rabbit Hutches
Two Loose Boxes each with rubber matting
Opposite this building is a Lean To Store of mainly timber construction under a corrugated roof
Adjoining the rear there is a Garage / Workshop with up and over door and pedestrian doors
Kennel Building Two incorporating:
Two Double Kennels with external runs
Single Kennel with external run
Kennel Building Three incorporating:
Four Single Kennels
There is an Enclosed Exercise Area between kennel buildings two and three.
Kennel Building Four incorporating :
Six Single Kennels each with adjoining run
Kitchen / Bathroom Area built-in worksurfaces, sink and raised bath.
There is also a further old kennel building which is not part of the licensed kennels and is currently utilised for storage
The Cattery purpose built timber building by Lindee Lu Products. There are Twelve Single Chalets and Nine Double Chalets. Each chalet has a light, radiator panel and covered external run, built-in shelf and sneeze barrier. Within this building is a Cattery / Kitchen with built-in worksurfaces, sink and store. Staff / Customer Cloakroom with electric hot water boiler (not in use).
There are extensive lawned gardens within the kennel complex with an Integral Exercise Area and a Small Enclosed Paddock. The main bulk of the land comprises one main block of fairly level former pastureland which has been allowed to grow fallow and now within which there are quite a number of small immature trees, and this is bordered by the rhynes on each side.
Price Guide £750,000Ref: JN6382
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