Oakworth Cattery, Broad Head Lane, Oakworth BD22 0QN
Guide Price £675,000
- Country property with well established cattery business
- 4 bedroom family house of charm and character
- Gardens and garaging
- Timber stable block and small paddock area
- Fully licensed accommodation for 70 cats
The property enjoys a rural position off Broad Head Lane about 2 miles west of the village of Oakworth and just 2 miles north west of the village of Haworth. The larger vibrant town of Keighley lies 4 miles to the east offering a wide range of amenities and services including shops, supermarkets, schools and leisure facilities. Keighley train station offers regular services to Bradford, Leeds and Skipton, with access by car to the wider road networks also being relatively convenient.
The house is entered via a porch into a central hall with stairs to the first floor. To one side is a very pleasant snug with separate store room, open fireplace, exposed stone features, beam and boarded ceiling and double doors opening onto the garden. To the other side of the hall is a generous living room with wood burning stove, beam and boarded ceiling and useful under stairs store room. Beyond the living room is an excellent family dining kitchen with a comprehensive range of base units, oak block work surfaces, ceramic 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer, electric 'Cookmaster' range style cooker with filter hood over and integrated dishwasher. To the rear of the kitchen is a useful cloakroom with W.C., 'Grant' oil boiler and wall cupboard. The kitchen is linked via a rear porch to a separate utility room with laminate work surface and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.
The first floor landing gives way to four good sized bedrooms, a well appointed house bathroom with shower over the bath and a separate shower room.
The property benefits from a spacious tarmac surfaced parking area accessed via electric gates from Broad Head Lane, a stone built detached double garage (5.32m x 5.07m) with double electric doors and large predominantly lawned gardens sweeping round to the rear of the house with patio seating areas.
The Cattery Business
The cattery business is centred around a range of purpose built units providing fully licenced, very well maintained accommodation for up to 70 cats. The accounts will be made available to genuine purchasers.
Adjoining the garage is a lean-to office/reception (2.14m x 2.30m) with separate preparation area (1.50m x 2.20m) with stainless steel sink, laminate surface and plumbing for washing machine.
The standard accommodation comprises 20 units arranged within 3 blocks, each having a heated enclosure of approximately (1.12m x 1.13m) and a covered run of approximately (1.83m x 1.15m).
The luxury accommodation comprises 14 units in total within a detached building having a separate preparation area (3.21m x 2.49m) with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink and drainer. 8 units have enclosures of approximately (1.17m x 1.86m) and covered runs of approximately (1.43m x 2.10m) with 6 larger units having enclosures of approximately (1.18m x 2.26m) and covered runs measuring approximately (1.42m x 2.10m).
There are two further larger units in a separate single block measuring (1.83m x 1.64m) each with covered runs measuring (1.10m x 1.72m).
This versatile country property will be of obvious appeal to those looking for a family home and established business combined, providing a real opportunity for lifestyle change. The cattery business can be tailored to a size that suits with the property offering scope to expand and diversify.
Within the lawned garden are two additional isolation units.
Beyond the cattery buildings and opening onto a small paddock area is an excellent timber stable block with concrete yard area. The stable building has three boxes.
Spring water, septic tank drainage, mains electricity. Oil central heating. Double glazing.
From Keighley head south on Oakworth Road (B6143) for approximately 0.5 miles and turn right into Fell Lane. Continue on Fell Lane which then becomes Holme House Lane for about 2 miles then turn left onto Mackingstone Lane. Turn right onto Slack Lane and continue onto Green Lane. After about 0.5 miles turn left onto Broad Head Lane where Oakworth Cattery can be found on the left after about 0.5 miles.