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Successful Boarding Kennels And Cattery For Sale

Westmeath, Ireland
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Successful Boarding Kennels and Cattery for sale in County Westmeath.

The property is currently divided into the main residence and self contained 1 Bed Annex (both with substantial private gardens), although the layout has been carefully planned to ensure it would be very easy, with no structural work required, to revert to single usage. The property sits within c. 9 acres of land.

Internally the main accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, large dining kitchen, lounge featuring wood burning stove, together with three generous bedrooms, two with en-suites.

The one-bedroomed self contained apartment is accessed through its spacious porch and hallway, leading to a utility area, toilet and cloakroom. The accommodation is completed by the open plan lounge and kitchen diner, complete with wood burning stove, and beautifully appointed bedroom and en-suite shower room.

Access to the property is through a long lane (recently completely resurfaced in June 2024) which extends to the rear elevation, providing ample off-road parking. The property boasts expansive lawned gardens, a paved patio and BBQ area. Adjacent to the property is the kennels / cattery and outhouses offering kennels and cat pens.

First established around 25 years ago, The Dog and Bone is an attractive and successful boarding kennels, having a healthy client base within the local communities, but with a reputation that also sees pet owners travelling from as far afield as Dublin. The situation, so close to Center Parcs, generates further income, income which will continue to grow with their major expansion planned for the coming months.

Recent years have seen considerable investment put into both the house and kennels. The layout of the house has been totally reconfigured, with new kitchens and shower rooms installed, supported by new services.

Situated within the main kennel block are a total of 16 kennels and the Cattery. The Cattery was completely refurbished in 2023, to provide 8 new custom built cat enclosures. All the kennels and cat pens have the capacity for multiple occupancy. Adjoining the main block is a large external exercise area. There is a further block of 4 kennels used primarily for day boarding. Also situated in the main block is the reception and kitchen area, complete with dishwasher, washing machine, and spin drier. The Barn and extensive outbuildings could easily be converted to provide additional facilities.

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Rural setting within 10 minutes of the town of Ballymahon

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