Leisure/hospitality for sale in Lydiate, Merseyside L31

£620,000
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Property features

  • Surrounded by open fields, Luxury licensed boarding cattery licensed for 33 cats
  • Turnover £18,441 per annum (y/e 05.04.18), genuine growth potential
  • Peaceful yet accessible area, immaculately presented modern purpose-built facilities
  • Beautiful detached 3-bed family home, standing in approx. ½ an acre, lovely views, owners retiring, viewing highly recommended

Property description

Reference - 46549

Description
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a well established and highly regarded luxury licensed boarding cattery, which is located in the charming village of Lydiate in Merseyside.

Sunnyview Boarding Cattery occupies a peaceful setting, approached via a quiet lane and nestling amongst open countryside with delightful uninterrupted views.

Despite occupying such an idyllic setting, the business is just a short drive from the main (A59) commuter route with the (M58) motorway close at hand.

Sunnyview Boarding Cattery is conveniently placed for the immediate locality, as well as neighbouring towns and villages and subsequently attracts regular repeat and also new custom from throughout Merseyside, Lancashire and the surrounding areas.

Having been established by the current owners in 2004, this well known business has acquired a truly enviable reputation as one of the leading boarding establishments in the area, and therefore boasts an extensive and loyal customer base, enjoying frequent referrals and recommendations.

Sunnyview Boarding Cattery is successful due to its good name and there is a genuine opportunity for purchasers to continue to build and develop the business from the existing customer base, with the opportunity to also introduce boarding smaller animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits, birds etc.

Sunnyview Boarding Cattery is a successful and lucrative business, which would prove to be an excellent investment for an ambitious family who are seeking a fantastic lifestyle opportunity.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire an excellent business and a beautiful home, which is only now being offered for sale due to retirement.
To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.

Licenced Numbers
The cattery is licensed for 33 cats in 17 chalets. There are 13 double, 1 family and 3 single chalets.

Fees
Daily Rates
1 cat £14
2 cats £22.50
3 cats £30
4 cats £34

Accounts
Available accounts are to year end 5th April and are summarised below:
2018 – Turnover £18,441

Staff
The business is managed by the owners.

Building External
The main residence is a substantial and imposing detached property, which has been carefully modernised and updated to a superb standard, providing delightful family accommodation.

The property offers spacious accommodation which is beatifully presented with tasteful, attractive décor.

The property is approached via a private gravel driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles.

Building Internal
The detached property provides deceptively spacious and versatile family accommodation and briefly comprises of an entrance vestibule, an entrance hall/study.

There is a beautifully appointed living room with a bay window to the front, a feature brick fireplace with oak mantle housing a multi fuel burning stove, Amtico flooring, and a spindle staircase with an under stairs storage cupboard.

The dining room is a welcoming and comfortable reception room with windows to rear and side, with laminate flooring.
The property benefits from a double glazed conservatory with French windows leading to the patio and tiled flooring.

The breakfast kitchen is an impressive room, which is ideal for a growing family. There is a comprehensive selection of quality bespoke wall and base units by “Scotswood of Nottingham” with complimentary granite worksurfaces.

There is an integrated Neff fridge and freezer and Beko dishwasher, a built in combi microwave, Neff fan electric oven with warming draw beneath and a recirculating, filtered, cooker fan and light.

The kitchen benefits from a five ring Neff induction hob, set in a brick surround with oak mantle over and tiled back. There is a stainless steel inset sink, a breakfast bar with storage and drawers and inset boiling water tap, tiled flooring, recessed spotlighting and double French doors leading to the conservatory.

The utility room is plumbed for an automatic washing machine and vented for a tumble dryer, and is fitted with a small radiator. There is a built in storage cupboard with pull out larder and additional storage space above, and a fitted separate WC.

Located on the first floor is the landing which provides access to the part-boarded loft with lighting via a pull down ladder.

The master bedroom is a charming principle room with a selection of built in wardrobes, laminate flooring, and lovely views to the rear.

There are two other bedrooms, the first, a double, with dual aspect windows, an

Cattery
The boarding facilities are totally separate from the home with a separate detached building housing a dedicated office/reception with tiled flooring, a fitted preparation kitchen with built in base units, stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher, as well as an integrated fridge. There is a low level WC and wash hand basin.

The bespoke state of the art cattery facilities are immaculately appointed providing 13 double units, 1 family unit and 3 single units, which are warmed by independent thermostatically controlled electric panel heaters.

There is a separate isolation unit.

Located on the roof of the building there are solar panels which generate an income of approximately £1,200 per annum. Tariff index linked, tax free and guaranteed for a further 10 years and easily transferrable to new owners.

Additional details regarding the cattery can be viewed at .

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.

Summary
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a successful business with a delightful family home, which is located in such a desirable setting. Only now being offered for sale due to retirement, an internal viewing is essential to avoid disappointment.

Nearby transport

  • Town Green (2.5 miles)
  • Maghull North (2.6 miles)
  • Maghull (3.0 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (15.3 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (16.0 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (31.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle (7.1 miles)
  • Seacombe Ferry Terminal (9.5 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (9.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Downholland-Haskayne Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • St Gregory's Catholic Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Lydiate Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Wood Edge Independent School (SEN) (4.2 miles)
  • Everton Free School (7.1 miles)
  • Rotunda Independent School for Excellence (8.0 miles)
  • Deyes High School (2.4 miles)
  • Maghull High School (2.6 miles)
  • Maricourt Catholic High School (2.7 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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