Reference - 46994
Levernbank Boarding Kennels and Cattery is an extremely well run business that has been owned and operated by the current proprietors since 1988. Since purchasing the business, the current vendors have increased the kennels to 200 dogs (maximum of 120 dogs at any one time), along with adding the cattery, as it is presented to market today.
The business has been trading since circa 1988 by the present owners and enjoys an excellent reputation with much repeat custom. The business and property have been placed on the market due to the current proprietor’s impending wish to retire.
The business trades throughout the year and enjoys much repeat custom from a loyal base of clientele, with clients booking months in advance to secure a space for their pet. In addition the business has developed an excellent reputation and working relationship with Police Scotland and several rescue charities and for working with and rehoming Alsakan Malamutes and Dogue de Bordeauxs.
The owners home is a detached property, set over two levels, comprising of four spacious bedrooms, master en-suite, family room, dining room, formal lounge, spacious kitchen, family bathroom and cloakroom WC.
The business is licenced for 200 dogs in 68 kennels and 50 cats in 50 chalets.
The vendor operates with a maximum of 120 dogs at any one time through choice.
Tariff- £15.00 per day per dog.
Tariff- £12.00 per day per cat.
Current records and accounts can be inspected after a viewing.
Monday- Sunday 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00
The business is managed by the owners with full and part time members of staff.
Currently, the kennels have the capacity to accommodate up to 200 dogs in two blocks, although the vendor chooses to operate with no more than 120 dogs at any one time.
There is also a separate Isolation kennel and reception for clients, along with ample grassed areas for exercising the dogs.
The kennels all have covered outdoor runs and heating.
The kennels also has the benefit of a grooming room.
The cattery is secluded from the kennels, and has 50 double pens, capable of accommodating 50 cats. The pens are of timber construction and are housed within a block construction unit.
The cattery has undergone a full internal refurbishment, with new pens and flooring. In addition the kennels and cattery, have separate food preparation kitchens.
The property sits commandingly within its own grounds. Access to the property is via a driveway to the side, the driveway leads to the car park with the house located at the top of the property. The car parking area can accommodate several cars and gives customer access to the kennels and cattery reception.
The property has extensive grounds, separating the kennels and cattery, which are all laid to grass and mature trees.
To the rear of the owners home, there is a spacious garden, with large timber decking patio, along with flagstone slabbing, and raised, stepped mature borders.
The owners home at Levernbank is a well presented 4 bedroom property presented to a high standard. The property is a detached sandstone villa of generous proportions. The main entrance is from the front of the property, which leads into a spacious reception hallway. The ground floor is well laid out comprising a spacious family kitchen. The kitchen leads out to a sun room to the rear, which in turn gives access to the private rear gardens.
Also located on the ground floor, you will find a separate formal lounge. The formal lounge is well presented, benefiting from a multi fuel gas fire with feature fire surround.
Also located on the ground floor, there is a family TV lounge and spacious dining room.
Access to the upper floor, is via a staircase from hallway.
On the upper floor of the property, you will find 4 double bedrooms, with master en-suite along with a well presented family bathroom with 3 piece suite and shower. The house is well maintained and tastefully decorated, maintaining many period features such as oak panelling in the hallway and original staircase.
A viewing is very much recommended in order to appreciate the beauty and size of the property.
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.
The sale of Levernbank Boarding Kennels and Cattery offers a unique opportunity for a purchaser to acquire stunning owners’ accommodation and an extremely and highly profitable, successful kennel and cattery business, with the potential to increase the turnover and profitability.
It benefits from its highly desirable location and reputation as one of the area’s best Kennels, with a reputation for excellence.
Offers in the Region of £749,995 are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.