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Profitable Established Cattery With Very Spacious Property in Oxfordshire


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This is a profitable and well respected cattery with a DEFRA 5 star rating, that was started by the current owners 13 years ago and now enjoys a plethora of regular clients who book their pets in year after year. As a result they enjoy around 90% of their business coming from returning clients.

The cattery building was purpose built and designed by the owners having spent a lot of time doing research in the industry and working out the pros and cons of various designs in use. As a result they have created a block of fully insulated, double glazed rooms constructed from the highest quality UPVc on a galvanised steel frame, benefitting from individually controllable ventilation, with underfloor heating, a sensor controlled automatic blind system to protect from inclement weather and individual play areas. There is also a self-contained commercial kitchen area that is used for food preparation and cleaning, keeping all of this function away from the accommodation.

The property is a generous 4 bedroom detached house, which is presented in very good order throughout. The original integral garage has been converted into a reception area for the cattery complete with its own entrance door, again keeping clients away from the living accommodation.

A new detached double garage is situated to the front of the property and has plumbing and electrical services, along with a staircase leading to a large attic room with 4 Velux windows, which could easily be converted to accommodation or a home office (subject to planning consent).

Our Opinion.

This is undoubtedly a very successful cattery business that has been run very well by the current owners and they will leave it in excellent order with many future bookings. It is not only a very good business, but also a super family home in a very desirable location, with further potential options to expand the business and also the accommodation if desired.

As such this represents a terrific opportunity for someone looking for a run from home business that they can easily run themselves, without the need for additional staff and at the same time on relatively easy hours.

Key features:

  • Super DEFRA 5-Star rated cattery licensed for 36 cats. 
  • Established profitable business with approximately 90% repeat business.
  • Very well presented detached 4 bedroom property in desirable village location.
  • Scope to expand the cattery and property if desired (subject to planning).
  • Turnkey business with forward bookings into 2023.
  • Genuine retirement sale.
  • Business could be available as a stand alone to relocate by separate negotiation.

Property Details: Freehold
Asking Price: £795,000 (Freehold)
Turnover: £61,000 Annual

The property and business are located in a semi-rural South Oxfordshire village, just outside the historic market town of Wantage, which has a population of around 12,000 and a good selection of local amenities.
It is also well served with public transport and the road network, with close proximity to the A34 and A420.

Premises Details:

A very well presented detached 4 bedroom property with detached double garage, with part converted attic room over, complete with purpose built cattery (initial build cost c£100k) sitting in a large plot of extending to approximately a third of an acre.

Reason For Selling:
This is a genuine retirement sale following many successful years with the business.

Profitable Established Cattery With Very Spacious Property in Oxfordshire Oxfordshire

Financial Details

  • Freehold: £795,000
  • Turnover: £61,000 Annual