A unique opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented modern detached house together with a profitable kennel business, situated in a picturesque rural location but within easy reach of the nearby towns of Workington and Whitehaven. The site extends in total to approximately 1.39 ha (3.44 acres) bordered by mature woodland.
The property is located on a quiet loop road near the village of Lowca, Whitehaven only a mile from the Solway coast and within easy reach of The Lake District National Park.
Please Note: ‘SatNav’ systems may not take you to the property. From the A595 turn for Lowca, from the south take the first road right once through the village, Utopia is approx. 1 mile on the right next to the former railway bridge. The property will be located with Mitchells ‘sale boards”’.
Whitehaven 4 miles – Workington 4 miles – M6 North 9 (Carlisle) 42 miles – M6 South (Penrith) 54 miles
Entrance Hallway from the front door, with a separate WC.
Lounge 21’ x 11’6’’ with dining area 7’10’’ x 7’8’’
With sandstone fire place and multifuel stove.
Kitchen 12’6’’ x 12’ Quality kitchen units with integral oven and ceramic hob
Utility room 14’ x 8’ fitted cupboards and drainer, plumbed for Auto. washer
Landing with a gallery accessed from the master bedroom
Master Bedroom 11’10’’ wide x 15’2’’ long. With en-suite shower room.
Front double bedroom 16’x 10’
Back double bedroom 10’8’’ x 12’
Bedroom/Office 5’10’’ x 6’8’’
Double gated entrance leads to generous parking area with an easily maintained stone drive and surrounding areas. The gardens are enclosed lawns. There is a timber summer house.
Below the gardens and dog exercise areas there is a mixed species wood banking.
The purpose-built kennels Were completed in 2009, constructed of steel and block work with Box Profile sides under a cement fiber roof and concrete floors. There are ventilation windows and substantial security doors. The business has operated with a small profit, being run as a secondary form of income. There is a great opportunity to grow the business.
The kennel accommodation comprises:
Utility area with double SS sinks and storage area. Separate WC.
Storage area and Isolation bay.
16 Individual identical kennels sized for 2 dogs
5 Separate breeding kennels with external door.
There are 6 individual dog runs with day kennels together with extensive grass exercise areas. All the external areas are very well fenced and secure. There is a disused portacabin with additional kennel space.
Services & Facilities
Mains water and electricity, Full Mains Gas Central Heating. The easily washed kennels drain into the sewage treatment plant.
There is a sophisticated ESP CCTV system with 4 cameras, Led lighting with audio warnings. The Kennels have an Accent pet sensitive alarm system with mobile phone alerts.
There is a separate grazing field with a mains water supply currently being used as a pony paddock.