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Price £650,000

Cats Cradle Cattery, The Cottage, Ashbourne Road, Kirk Langley Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 4NP
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Extended detached cottage including profitable Cattery Business
  • Turnover annually of over £60,000
  • Generous plot of over 1/2 an acre (0.635)
  • Superb views over open countryside
  • The Cottage - substantially extended and beautifully presented
  • Generous room proportions
  • Reception hall
  • Stylish lounge
  • Separate dining room
  • Sun room

GENERAL INFORMATION


An opportunity to acquire this beautifully appointed extended detached cottage occupying this delightful semi-rural location enjoying open views over countryside and sold with the benefit of a successful cattery business. The property is located within the noted Ecclesbourne School Catchment area.


The property is believed to date from the early 1800's and has been thoughtfully extended and offers generous living accommodation particularly with extensive living area on the ground floor.


The property has been beautifully presented and has the benefit of gas central heating, upvc double glazing and in brief comprises, on the ground floor, reception hallway, stylish lounge, separate dining room, sun room, sitting room / bedroom four, study, particularly well appointed farmhouse style breakfast kitchen, separate utility/laundry room and cloakroom.


The first floor landing gives access to three well proportioned double bedrooms with a spacious master and generous bedroom two with spacious en-suite four piece suite comprising shower and feature rolled top bath and family bathroom.


The property is accessed via a generous gravel driveway providing extensive off-road parking and detached brick built garage with up and over door. There is also paddock area located at the rear of the garage, which measures just over ¼ of an acre (0.280) and could offer potential for extension, further development or an extension of the existing business (subject to necessary planning permissions). There are gardens to the front, side and rear.


CATS CRADLE CATTERY

The cattery is a successful and longstanding business which has been trading under the current ownership for around 15 years. It currently has an annual turnover of approximately £60,000 per annum with a capacity for 74 cats with 29 pens with 21 double pens, 8 family pens, 10 holding pens and isolation unit. The business is licenced with Amber Valley Borough Council.


LOCATION


The village of Kirk Langley is situated approximately 4 miles from Derby City centre and 9 miles from the famous market town of Ashbourne, known as the gateway to Dovedale and the famous Peak District National Park, which provides stunning scenery.


Derby's outer ring road provides convenient onward travel to principal trunk roads including the A38, A50, leading to the M1 motorway and other East Midland's centres, together with East Midland's International Airport.


ACCOMMODATION


ON THE GROUND FLOOR


UPVC double glazed door with obscure glazed centre panel, leaded stain glass effect inserts and matching side panel windows to either side into:


L-SHAPED RECEPTION HALLWAY  -  18'2" x 18'10" reducing to 6'2" (5.54m x 5.74m reducing to 1.88m)

Fitted with central heating radiator with decorative cover over, engineered oak floor, ornate coving to ceiling, staircase leading to the first floor landing, understairs storage cupboard, telephone point and doors giving access to:


SITTING ROOM / BEDROOM FOUR  -  12'5" x 10'11" (3.78m x 3.33m)

Fitted with TV point, central heating radiator with decorative cover over and UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.


STUDY  -  10'11" reducing to 7'3" x 9'11" (3.33m reducing to 2.21m x 3.02m)

Fitted with central heating radiator, telephone point and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.


LOUNGE AREA  -  19'5" x 10'8" (5.92m x 3.25m)

With a delightful dual aspect multi-fuel coal and log burner which stands on a stone shelf with log store below and oak beam above. TV point, central heating radiator with decorative cover over, solid pine wood floor, exposed beamed ceiling and two UPVC double glazed bay windows to the front elevation. Double opening glass panelled doors giving access to:


SPACIOUS DINING KITCHEN  -  19'6" x 12'7" (5.94m x 3.84m)

Fitted with a range of solid wood fronted cupboards and drawers painted in cream with solid wood handles and solid beech wood block work surface over. Stainless steel double sink with swan neck mixer tap and water filter tap, tiled splashbacks, beamed ceiling, recessed halogen downlighters, ceramic tiled floor and central heating radiator with decorative cover over.


Belling Range cooker with eight ring gas hob, gas double oven recessed into two bare brick columns with tiled splashback areas and cupboard to either side. Kenwood dishwasher. Telephone jack point. UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and UPVC double glazed French doors with matching side panel windows opening out onto the rear garden. Folding door giving access to the utility room and glass panelled door giving access to delightful sun room.


UTILITY ROOM  -  9'8" x 7'8" (2.95m x 2.34m)

Fitted with a range of beech fronted wall and base units with roll edge laminated wood block effect surface over, circular sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, low level appliance space with plumbing for an automatic washing machine and further low level appliance space for a dryer. Wall mounted Glow Worm combination boiler, ceramic tiled floor and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Door giving access to:


CLOAKROOM IN WHITE

Fitted with a low level WC, ceramic tiled floor and to the walls, extractor fan and UPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.


SUN ROOM  -  14'4" x 6'2" (4.37m x 1.88m)

Fitted with a quarry tiled floor, central heating radiator with decorative cover over, UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, UPVC double glazed French doors and further UPVC double glazed door opening onto the rear decking area with superb views over open fields. Double opening glass panelled doors giving access to:


SEPARATE DINING ROOM  -  13' x 10'6" (3.96m x 3.20m)

Fitted with oak effect karndean flooring, central heating radiator, telephone point, UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and UPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation. Coving to ceiling and delightful aspect towards the dual multi-fuel coal and log burner which stands on a stone shelf with log store below and oak beam above.


ON THE FIRST FLOOR


LANDING

With central heating radiator and decorative cover over, loft access and doors giving access to three bedrooms and bathroom.


MASTER BEDROOM  -  19'1" x 11' (5.82m x 3.35m)

Fitted with TV point, two central heating radiators, two UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation and one to the side.


BEDROOM TWO  -  19'8" x 10'3" into eaves (5.99m x 3.12m into eaves)

Fitted with two central heating radiators, TV point and two UPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation with impressive views over fields.


SPACIOUS EN-SUITE BATHROOM IN WHITE  -  14'8" x 10'1" into eaves (4.47m x 3.07m into eaves)

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double width shower cubicle with sliding glass door, slate tiled splashbacks and wall mounted Mira mains fed shower unit with shower attachment and rain shower head above.. Feature roll top bath with clawed feet and Victorian style mixer attachment. Traditional style heated towel radiator with white tubular sensor section with chrome towel rail, oak effect laminate flooring, tiled splashback areas, recessed halogen downlighters, velux double glazed window to the rear elevation and two built-in wardrobes with double opening doors.


BEDROOM THREE  -  10'7" x 9'10" (3.23m x 3.00m)

Fitted with TV point, beech effect laminate flooring, central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with an impressive outlook over open fields.


FAMILY BATHROOM IN WHITE  -  9'9" x 7'11" (2.97m x 2.41m)

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled p-shaped bath with curved glass shower screen and wall mounted Mira mains fed shower unit with shower attachment and rain shower head above. Full ceramic tiling to the walls, central heating radiator, dark wood grain effect finish laminate flooring, UPVC obscure glazed window to the rear elevation, recessed halogen downlighters and wall mounted cupboard.


CATS CRADLE CATTERY  -  89'7" x 15'11" (27.31m x 4.85m)


KITCHEN AREA

With beech effect fronted base units, double stainless steel sink with drainer, UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation and wall mounted electric panel heater.


USEFUL LAUNDRY AREA

With plumbing for an automatic washing machine and built-in shelving.


CATTERY AREA

With 29 pens (21 double pens and 8 family pens) all with covered outside areas. 10 holding pens plus an isolation unit.


OUTSIDE & GARDENS


Generous gravel driveway to the front provides extensive off-road parking, which in turn leads to:


LARGE DETACHED GARAGE

With up and over door and UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.


A pathway gives access to the cottage with raised level planting beds and lawn areas to front, side and rear. The front is enclosed by a conifer tree hedge and fence panel boundary with gated access to the side and rear garden.


The rear garden enjoys generous lawned area, raised level timber decking, cold water tap, lighting, timber framed shed and hot tub (by separate negotiation). It offers a delightful aspect over open countryside.


COUNCIL TAX


Amber Valley Borough Council - C


DIRECTIONAL NOTE


The approach from Derby is via the A52 Ashbourne Road proceeding into open countryside, through the village of Kirk Langley and eventually will be located on the right hand side as indicated by our 'for sale' board and the sign post for the Cats Cradle Cattery.


VIEWING


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Derby Office (JC/AL)


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