2 Bed, Mixed Use

Moggy Mews Cattery, Back Drive, Lonlas, Skewen, Neath

Offers In The Region Of
£229,950

Property details

The subject premises is being offered for sale as a going concern to include the detached two bedroom bungalow with a purpose built cattery to the external garden areas within the South and West Wales Region of Neath Port Talbot.

Moggy Mews Cattery is an established family run business, which is licensed and approved by the relevant Local Authority to board up to 26 cats. The business offers boarding throughout the year, which also includes a collection and delivery service.

The business boasts a Turnover of approximately £42,385 for the year ending 31st March 2020, which also has the potential for further growth. The Turnover for the year ending 31st March 2019 was £45,932 and £42,943 for the year ending 2018.

  • Description

    The subject premises is being offered for sale as a going concern to include the detached two bedroom bungalow with a purpose built cattery to the external garden areas.

    Moggy Mews Cattery is an established family run business, which is licenced and approved by the relevant Local Authority to board up to 26 cats. The business offers boarding throughout the year, which also includes a collection and delivery service.

    The business boasts a Turnover of approximately £42,385 for the year ending 31st March 2020, which also has the potential for further growth. The Turnover for the year ending 31st March 2019 was £45,932 and £42,943 for the year ending 2018.

    The current charges for the existing business are as follows.

    Single Cat (per day) – £9.00
    Two Cats (per day – sharing)* – £14.00
    Three Cats (per day – sharing)* – £18.00
    Four Cats (per day – sharing)* – £23.00
    *only cats of the same household can share

    The kennel accommodation provided is suitable for families and young cats as well as pens for elderly cats. All pens are individually purpose built and have 24 hr thermostatically controlled heating in the sleeping quarters and are located in a quiet garden setting. All pens include large outdoor runs for suitable exercise.

    Accommodation briefly comprises the entrance hallway, lounge/dining room, fitted kitchen with appliances, full width conservatory and separate small conservatory which is currently used as the business office, two bedrooms one with Hammonds fitted wardrobes.

    Three patio/decking areas with steps leading to a tiered garden, part dry stone walling to some of the garden which is filled with shrubs and bluebells. The detached garage has also been adapted as the internal Cattery.

  • Location

    The subject premises is situated within a quiet cul-de-sac location along Back Drive, within the popular village of Skewen within the South and West Wales Region of Neath Port Talbot.

    The property is located just off the A4230, within close proximity to Junction 44 off the M4 Motorway.

    The immediate area also provides good lines of communication to Neath, Port Talbot, Bridgend, Llanelli and Swansea, providing a good catchment area and client base for the existing business.

  • Accommodation Comprises

    The subject premises affords the following dimensions and approximate areas.

  • Bungalow
    Bungalow
  • Hallway
    Hallway
    - 3.28m x 0.923
    (10'9" x 3'0")

    Entrance via Upvc glazed front door, laminate flooring and radiator.

  • Lounge
    Lounge
    - 6.81m to widest point x 4.83m
    (22'4" to widest poi

    Attractive size room with exposed floorboards, modern feature fire surround incorporating marble hearth and inset with pebble feature fire, window to front and 2 radiators. Patio doors leading through to the small conservatory currently being used as an office.

  • Another view of lounge
  • Dining area
    Dining area

    Open plan lounge/diner.

  • Fireplace
    Fireplace
  • Small conservatory
    Small conservatory
    - 2.772 x 2.776
    (9'1" x 9'1")

    Currently used as the office with patio doors to rear.

  • Kitchen
    Kitchen

    Fitted kitchen with base and wall units to include; colour sink drainer with mixer taps, gas hob with double oven and grill with extractor hood above, room for dishwasher and fridge freezer, tiled above work surfaces, window to rear and door into conservatory.

  • Another view
    Another view
  • Conservatory
    Conservatory
    - 4.593 x 3.670
    (15'0" x 12'0")

    Lovely spacious conservatory, tiled flooring with three sets of patio doors.

  • Second view of conservatory
    Second view of conservatory
  • Bedroom 1
    Bedroom 1
    - 3.286 x 4.010
    (10'9" x 13'1")

    Double room with a range of floor to ceiling fitted Hammonds sliding wardrobes, window to side and radiator.

  • Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 2
    - 2.054 x 3.265
    (6'8" x 10'8")

    With window to front and radiator.

  • Family bathroom
    Family bathroom
    - 3.630 x 1.717
    (11'10" x 5'7")

    Modern fitted bathroom to include; panel bath with overhead shower screen, housed WC, vanity wash hand basin, Oak effect flooring, part tiled to walls with a feature border window to rear and radiator.

  • Garden to front
    Garden to front

    Garden to front with shingles and steps leading up to the property.

  • Front view
    Front view
  • Rear garden
    Rear garden

    Enclosed with fencing panels and part dry stone walls with raised border with shrubs and bushes. Further garden to the top of the property. There are 4 Catteries that are to remain if bought as a going concern but if sold as residential vendors will remove all properties that are associated with the Cattery.

  • Further garden
    Further garden
  • Pathway leading to rear garden
    Pathway leading to rear garden
  • Patio
    Patio
  • Another garden view

    All Cattery buildings and associated equipment will be removed by vendor if sold as residential.

  • Second tier
    Second tier
  • Street view
    Street view
  • Rates

    As stated on the VOA website the Rateable Value for the subject premises is as follows:

    Rateable Value (2017): £265

    Rates relief for small businesses in Wales will apply up to 31st March 2020. Rates relief for small business with a rateable value up to £6000 will receive 100% relief and those with a rateable value between £6,001 and 12,000 will receive relief that will be reduced on a tapered basis from 100% to zero.

    We therefore advise that the subject premises is eligible for 100% business rates relief (subject to the necessary criteria).

    We advise that all enquiries should be made with the Local Authority Rates Department to verify this information. For further information visit www.voa.gov.uk.

    The bungalow has a Council Tax Band C.

  • Terms & Tenure

    The premises is available Freehold to be sold as a going concern.

  • Viewing

    By appointment with Selling Agents:

    Astleys Chartered Surveyors
    Tel: 01792 479 850
    Email: commercial@astleys.net

  • Agents note

    A property of this calibre does not come to market often. A home with an income, home working - a must view!

    The cattery is well established with many loyal customers frequently returning over the years and new customers booking in after recommendations from family and friends.

    Our customer base is growing all the time and bookings are now coming in for 2022.

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