Leisure/hospitality for sale in Bayhead, Highland HS6

Leisure/hospitality for sale
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Property features

  • Perfect Lifestyle change opportunity and great business opportunity
  • Island Location, year round business not reliant on touist industry
  • Expired planning permission for 4 dwellings for the plot
  • Registered for 15 dogs and 12 cats

Property description

Reference - 44630

Bruce and Co. Are delighted to offer for sale North Uist Kennels and Cattery. The business was established in 2006 and has been under the very caring ownership of our clients since 2010. Throughout their ownership, our clients have established an excellent reputation for offering a superb level of care to both dogs and cats. The kennels & Cattery boast high occupancy levels with much repeat custom and is heavily relied upon due to it being the only Kennels & Cattery in the Southern Isles. Potential buyers will be able to significantly increase the potential of the business with ample land which offers development opportunities and the option to extend the business premises to increase capacity.

Owners Accommodation
Included in the sale of the business is extremely well presented private accommodation. The accommodation is finished to a good standard both externally and internally and it comprises of 2 bedrooms, a large living dining room with multi fuel stove, a kitchen, utility room, office and bathroom.

The business is licensed to accommodate 15 dogs in the kennels. The kennels are located in a wooden building which houses 8 dog pens, 5 of which are for double occupancy and 3 for single occupancy. There are 2 exercise enclosures for the dogs outside of the wooden accommodation. The cattery, also of wooden construction, is licensed to accommodate up to 12 cats in 6 heated pens and the business has a separate food preparation area.

Uist Kennels & Cattery is located on the edge of Bayhead village. Bayhead shop, post office, petrol station and Paible Primary School are all within walking distance. The business offers a great base to enjoy the exceptional beauty of the Uists which benefit from the warmth of the Gulf Stream. Further services are available at Balivanich, Lionacleit and Lochmaddy. Benbecula Airport offers daily flights to Glasgow and Inverness and Calmac Ferry terminals provide links to UIg and Mallaig, there is also a local bus service in operation. There are also medical, banking, retail, sports, cultural, secondary and higher education facilities nearby as well as local food delicacies. Recreational activities include golf, sailing, watersports, horse-riding, hill-walking, cycling, world-class fishing, wildfowling, deer stalking and enjoying the unique birdlife, wildlife and archaeology.

Building External
The property stands in approx. 0.4 hectre overlooking the bay. There are additional buildings on the land which at present are only used for storage but previously formed part of the Visitor Centre. Potential buyers may also be interested to know that planning (which has now lapsed) was previously requested for the development of a new residential house.

The property has mains water and electricity.

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.

The sale of Nort Uist Kennels & Cattery offer a rare opportunity to purchase a true lifestyle business on the Island Of North Uist.

Offers Around £154,995 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease; this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.

All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.

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