We are here to assist you achieve your goal of purchasing a new lifestyle business. Kennels and catteries come in varying shapes and sizes to suit all pockets and situations from a back garden (hobby) cattery to large boarding kennels with six figure turnovers. At the Kennels Agency, we endeavour to establish your priorities and ultimately to find the perfect property. To this end, we really welcome talking to you to help us fulfil your goal. 


Detached farmhouse | 4 acres | Luxury award winning kennels | 42 dogs

An attractive detached period farmhouse with origins dating back to the 1800’s having been sympathetically restored over the years to provide well appointed family accommodation presented in excellent order throughout whilst retaining many of the original feature including semi vaulted ceilings and inglenook fireplace.  The property is set in delightful mature grounds of approximately 4 acres (stms) and is not overlooked.  Within the grounds is a traditional red brick thatched barn with former planning permission to convert to an annexe or holiday let.   Located in a  tranquil rural village close to the boards and the coast with far reaching views over the countryside.  Easy access to the thriving cathedral City of Norwich with  excellent shopping malls, eateries, cinemas etc as well as an international airport and mainline station to London.  Close by are the famous Norfolk Broads offering excellent leisure activities, walking, sailing, fishing and bird watching. 


Offers in the region of £825,000


4017 | former farm cottage in rural location | easy access town | 32 cats | c £40k t/o

A semi-detached farm cottage, of rendered and colour-washed brick elevations under a slate roof, set in a rural location with far reaching views over open countryside  but within easy reach of  a mainline station at King’s Lynn serving London Kings Cross. The property is located close to some delightful seaside resorts such as Hunstanton. The A47 and A17 are within easy reach giving fast access across the county.

Super cattery with 5* google rating - ample scope to expand subject to consent.  Great catchment area including Sandringham, Dersingham, Terrington etc .

Offers in the region of £325,000


4015 | 3 bed detached bungalow | 0.75 of an acre | 16 kennels | £60k t/o

A pretty detached bungalow of traditional construction with rendered and colour-washed elevations under a clay tiled roof in this attractive rural village on the Norfolk/Suffolk border set in grounds of approx. 0.75 of an acre(stms).  The property is presented in good order throughout with full central heating and double glazing. 


Lovely clean purpose built kennels with high quality ancillary buildings and great catchment area.  Ripe for expansion. 

Offers in the region of £550,000


4014 | Spacious detached bungalow | 56 cats | village location

A deceptively spacious detached bungalow  on the edge of this pretty village by the marina overlooking fields to the front.   The property benefits from double glazing throughout, full  (mains) gas fired central heating and a super new luxury kitchen.  In addition  there are three bedrooms with a master suite with full modern luxury en suite bathroom, lounge/dining room, large sun lounge, utility room, cloakroom , family bathroom.  Easy access to main centres for shopping , services etc .  The village has a well respected primary school, PO and small supermarket for day to day shopping.

The boarding cattery is very attractive and spotlessly clean throughout - currently licensed for 56 cats but massive scope to expand.  It is currently running at about 85% occupancy rate with quite a bit of business having to be turned away.  Lovely large units set in a secure cat proof garden - massive scope and space to expand in younger hands.



4008 | Detached period farmhouse with annexe | 11.6 acres | licensed kennels and cattery

A stunning period farmhouse, the origins of which are believed to date back to the 1700’s with the benefit of an attractive self contained annexe.  The whole property is presented in immaculate order throughout and set in the most delightful secluded grounds of around 11.6 acres (stms), with an abundance of resident wildlife.  The property benefits from full central heating and new double glazing and is set in an unrivalled and tranquil rural setting situated off a quiet leafy lane about 1 mile from the village centre enjoying far reaching views over open countryside and woodlands.  The larger nearby town is within a 5 minute drive and has a mainline station to London.  There are many surrounding villages from which a good all year round trade is drawn including  Sandringham as well as  an excellent and highly sought after school in the adjacent village. 



4004 | Imposing 4 bed detached house | 3.5 acres | equidistant coast and city | six figure t/o

The current owners fell immediately in love with this imposing detached house and the amount of space. It is easy to see why – the residence is of traditional brick construction with part tile hung elevations under a clay tiled roof, set in picturesque grounds of approximately 3.5 acres(stms) with views over open countryside.  The residence is well proportioned and offers spacious well appointed family accommodation having undergone extensive refurbishment over the past ten years to include,  partial re- roofing,  re-plumbing, and re-decoration.  In an ideal location for business with excellent road communications serving an extensive and well populated catchment area from the north of the county through to the city providing a substantial all year round trade.  There are numerous surrounding market towns and villages.  The train station is about 1 mile distant (London is accessed in less than 2 hours) and the bustling and vibrant City of Norwich is 12 miles distant  with the unspoilt sandy beaches of north Norfolk boasting an abundance of wildlife and extensive recreational facilities is just 4 miles away.

THE BOARDING KENNEL AND CATTERY BUSINESS  is well established and has been run by the current owners for the past 12 years to an exceptionally high standard and is now reluctantly being offered for sale due to a change in direction.  The current owners have improved the business and residence beyond all recognition and it is now a slick and professional operation with well trained staff, computerised records and an enviable local reputation.  The boarding units are all well maintained and spotlessly clean throughout and currently licensed for 120 dogs and 60 cats with a substantial turnover in excess of  £250,000 and rising.  The business is perfectly located for trade having excellent road communications bringing customers in from the city of Norwich as well as the numerous surrounding market towns and villages as well as the ever popular coastal resorts.  There is still scope to expand this business with the addition of hydrotherapy and remedial services.  It would also be suitable for a veterinary centre of excellence.



4003 | Period single storey cottage | 3 beds | 1 acre | 68 dogs | luxury kennels | 6 figure t/o

A detached single storey former railway gatekeeper’s cottage dating back to 1850 of attractive Cambridgeshire White Brick construction under a slate roof, having been renovated, modernised, extended and improved by the current owners to an exceptionally high standard.  The immaculate grounds amount to just under an acre (subject to measured survey) and are completely secluded.  In an ideal location for business within easy access of the A14/A11/M11 and within about 15 miles of Stansted Airport with the famous racing town of Newmarket being about 10 miles distant. There is an immediate very wealthy and well populated catchment area including the historic City of Cambridge with the University, numerous business parks etc and excellent road linkage to London.

THE BOARDING BUSINESS was started by the current owners approximately 12 years ago and is currently licensed for 68 dogs.  T/o is projected to be in excess of £300k for year end 2020.

Offers in the region of £950,000


3982 | Licensed boarding cattery | 28 pens | t/o £47K | paddock | 5* rating

A FABULOUS FINE QUALITY DETACHED BUNGALOW in this highly sought after village to the South of Norwich, of traditional brick construction under a tiled roof and presented in immaculate order throughout offering spacious and adaptable accommodation with stunning views over open countryside to the front aspect.  In addition the plot amounts to approx 0.75 of an acre with an enclosed paddock to the rear suitable for a pony, chickens etc.  The property is within a short drive of the thriving City of Norwich with a good array of amenities inc. mainline station serving London, Kings Cross as well as an international airport, excellent shopping facilities, night life and eateries in the city as well as some lovely country pubs within easy reach.  Beccles, a historic and bustling market town is a short drive away.

THE BOARDING CATTERY  is well established enjoying an excellent local reputation – it has been run to a high standard by the current owners for the past  10  years and is now offered for sale due to retirement/health issues.  The business is currently licensed for  28 units (which include double and family units) with a declared turnover of £47K  and rising.  There is planning permission for a third cattery block of 10 units if required (foundations already in situ).  Masses of scope to expand the cattery in younger hands - excellent well populated catchment area including the City and Golden Triangle. 



3/4 bed detached bungalow | 1 acre| 48 dogs | 70 cats | t/o £80 plus

An attractive detached bungalow of traditional brick construction under a clay tiled roof set in mature grounds of approximately one acre (stms) on the edge of the forest and adjacent farmlands yet within easy reach of the A11 trunk road giving good access to the motorway network. The accommodation comprises:- 3/4 beds, bathroom, drawing room, sun lounge, kitchen/breakfast/dining room and study/bedroom 4.

Excellent catchment area for trade and New Lindee Lu Boarding Cattery (2016) and plenty of scope to increase turnover.



3973 | Norfolk | 1.75 acres | 54 dogs | £110k t/o

A spacious detached bungalow of traditional brick construction under a tiled roof nestled in this verdant valley with lovely views and a short drive to the coast.  The property is double glazed with the benefit of full gas (LPG) central heating and accommodation comprising  three good sized double bedrooms, lounge, dining room, bathroom, sun lounge.  Close to an ever popular and attractive coastal resort with a good array of individual shops and eateries as well as the usual local services. The thriving city of Norwich with an international airport and mainline station to London is an easy drive and lies about  22 miles distant. 

THE BOARDING KENNEL BUSINESS is well established with yearly incremental growth and  scope to further grow the business if required.  Trade is drawn from a well populated and easily accessible catchment area and is often fully booked due to the closure of two local kennels in recent years.   Excellent local catchment area providing a good solid all year- round trade.  In recent years, bookings for holiday dogs has considerably increased meaning owners can enjoy their holiday but can still take their dog to the beach for a swim or a long coastal walk.  The business is currently licensed for 54 dogs  with a total declared turnover of £110,000  and rising. In addition to the BOARDING BUSINESS there is a large RETAIL UNIT 


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