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. 


4021 | Yorkshire | 9 acres | Equestrian | Luxury cattery | 6 figure t/o | high quality outbuildings

One of the most amazing properties on the market - a truly stunning detached house finished to an exceptionally high standard and presented in immaculate order throughout surrounded by paddocks and with no immediate neighbours.   Excellent equestrian facilities  with 9 acres (stms) of post and rail paddocks, 10 stables,  good quality outbuildings providing 10 full sized stables with separate large tack room and rug store, horse wash area etc and good outriding. 


The luxury boarding cattery is truly delightful comprising 39 units in total and is spotless throughout enjoying a tranquil view over the lovely grounds with the usual ancillary rooms - modern well appointed grooming parlour, super kitchen and comfortable client waiting room/reception office.  This cattery understandably attracts exceptional fees and produces a healthy 6 figure income  with further scope if required. The catchment area is extensive due to ease of access to the motorway network.



4009 | 3 beds | luxury kitchen | 0.75 of an acre | 59 cats | t/o £80k

A delightful period cottage dating back to 1728 having been skilfully and sympathetically modernised retaining a wealth of original features but offering the best of a well appointed modern home and presented in immaculate order throughout.  The property is not overlooked and enjoys a high degree of privacy nestled in a plot of approx 0.75 of an acre (stms).


The cattery is situated within a village setting to the north of Bury with  a good array of individual shops and services including, doctor, dentist, optician and Co-Op Supermarket, school, pubs and a restaurant.  For the main supermarkets and larger shops the town is about 2.5 miles away and the city of Manchester is about 10 miles distant.  There is an excellent tram service from the town  to Manchester running at regular interval thought the day.   The nearby village of  boasts some excellent pubs and restaurants with some high end individual shops.   The motorway network is easily accessible. 

The boarding cattery business is well established and has been run to an exceptionally high standard by the current owners for the past few years.  The business is currently licensed for 59 cats with a turnover in excess of £80,000 and rising.  This turnover is generated over 49 weeks as the cattery is closed annually for three weeks.   Trade is drawn from a wide catchment area, the bulk of which is local custom and most of the business comes from word of mouth.  This is a retirement sale however there is much scope to expand/improve the business in younger hands.  Computerised booking system and media friendly with  Facebook account (700 followers).



4006 | Detached 4 bed residence | 4.75 acres | stunning views | t/o in excess of £300k | 135 dogs/88 cats

A good sized four bed detached bungalow of traditional brick construction under a clay tiled roof in an elevated position.  The property enjoys the benefit of full central heating and double glazing throughout and is  presented in excellent order.  The property is  nestled in a secluded  4.75 acre plot( stms) overlooking the adjoining hills and countryside with the River Browney to one of  the boundaries on the edge of this firmer mining village.   This is a thriving business producing a very healthy six figure turnover. 


The village boasts two primary schools, an industrial estate providing good local employment and the East Coast Mainline, one of Britain’s arterial links.  There are regular buses into the historic university city of Durham with excellent shopping facilities in the famous Wynds. 



4000 | period farmhouse with high end finish | 1 acre | modern centrally heated kennels | 6 figure income

 A pretty detached turn of the century farmhouse of traditional brick construction with colour washed rendered elevations under a tiled roof, having been sympathetically modernised and extended over the years to provide a stunning family home presented in immaculate order throughout with the benefit of a self contained annexe.


The property is in a delightful rural location with views over open countryside and yet within walking distance of the charming and historic market town famous for its racecourse and array of delightful individual shops as well as some of the larger well known stores. As well as its racecourse and markets, the town is known in the modern day for hosting various food and music festivals throughout the year and was listed in the 2018 Sunday Times report on Best Places to Live in northern England.   

Offers in the region of £650,000


3997 | sympathetically modernised period cottage | 72 dogs/40 cats | super kennels | t/o c£160k

A charming period cottage, steeped in history with origins dating back to 1694, having been sympathetically modernised and extended over the years to provide characterful and well appointed accommodation : 3 bedrooms (1 with e/s) family bathroom, lounge with fireplace, dining room and sun room, good sized kitchen, utility room, office and spacious rear entrance porch, gas central heating. 


Super quality kennels which are ideally placed for business being on the Cheshire/Merseyside boundary resulting in a wide reaching catchment area for trade including Widnes, St Helens, Liverpool and Manchester.

The kennels are purpose built and designed for ease of management and maintenance with central heating and double glazing providing healthy income c £160k and rising.  A good solid business.

REDUCED £599,995


3992 | Traditional Yorkshire stone longhouse | 1 acre | 60 dogs | 40 cats | six figure income

The current owners have lived here for 21 years and it is easy to see why - this stunning traditional Yorkshire stone long house,  believed to be in excess of 200 years old, is immaculate throughout and situated in an elevated position with far reaching views over stunning countryside and moorlands. It has to be seen to be appreciated - it is a truly fabulous family home. The attached two storey barn provides useful storage facilities but would also convert to provide a granny annexe, subject to  the usual consents.  

Excellent business with good quality kennels and scope to further increase in younger hands.  Easy access to local amenities and wide catchment area giving all year round trade. Must be seen - amazing!

Offers in the region of £575,000


3974 | Shropshire | 0.75 of an acre | 28 cats | delightful 4 bed cottage

A delightful and charming period cottage, formerly two farm workers cottages that have been skilfully converted to provide deceptively spacious and attractive accommodation with the most stunning views over open countryside.  The cottage is of traditional brick construction under a slate roof and benefits from full central heating and double glazing throughout and ideally located in this stunning rural location and yet within two minute’s drive of the main road network and the larger towns of Shrewsbury, Oswestry etc.   Birmingham and Manchester airports are almost equidistant and within a 1 hour drive.  THE BOARDING CATTERY BUSINESS  was formerly FAB listed and is run to FAB standards with an enviable local reputation and is currently licensed for 28 cats.  The projected turnover for year-end April 2018 is around £20,000 providing an ideal second or early retirement 

Offers in the region of £375,000


3955 | Yorkshire | 30 dogs | £70k t/o | 3 acres | Equestrian.

This exceptional family home stands in an elevated position with far reaching views and set in grounds amounting to approx 3 acres (stms) in total.  Good range of high quality outbuildings providing luxury kennelling, stabling and ancillary buildings as well as an  extensive yard/parking area.  This is a fantastic lifestyle opportunity. 

The stunning residence has been renovated and modernised yet retaining many of the original period features.  

The kennels were built by the current owners approx 7 years ago and now enjoy an excellent local reputation commanding exceptionally high fees.  Trade is drawn from a wide catchment area with easy access to all the major centres in the region and to the M1 motorway .  The property and business is being sold due to ill health.  There is tremendous scope to expand and improve the business as bookings are having to be kept to a manageable level at the current time.

REDUCED: £699,950


3939 | Cheshire | 0.75 acre | 120+ cats | £190k t/o

A detached period farmhouse, offering spacious, well appointed family accommodation in immaculate order throughout, set in delightful landscaped gardens adjoining open countryside.  The imposing farmhouse has been sympathetically modernised over the years to an exceptionally high standard  whilst retaining many original features. Very busy cattery with exceptional income. 


3897 | South Yorkshire | 25 dogs | 1 acre | £35k t/o


A character period three storey house of great character of traditional stone construction dating back to the 1800’s  in grounds of approximately one acre(stms) enjoying an elevated position with no immediate neighbours.  The house provides well appointed and flexible family accommodation as well as a number of useful outbuildings and benefits from full oil fired central heating and double glazing.  Fabulous high quality  new build kennels - exceptionally large units. 


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