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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 reception rooms


  • Luxury cattery licensed for 84 cats.
  • Stunning 5 bedroom semi detached family home.
  • Peaceful yet accessible semi-rural setting, extensive grounds with Luxury Cattery Chalets.
  • Excellent reputation with Excellent Reviews from regular clients, superbly presented modern purpose-built facilities

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This is a rare opportunity to acquire a well known and highly regarded luxury licensed cattery, which is situated in the district of Whitworth, nestling at the foot of the Pennines in Lancashire.

Valley Cats occupies a peaceful elevated semi-rural setting, approached via a quiet lane at the heart of the Rossendale Valley, between Rochdale and Burnley with lovely views. Despite such an idyllic setting, the business is located just off the main (A671) commuter route and is conveniently sited for the immediate locality, as well as neighbouring towns and villages, attracting regular repeat and also new custom from throughout the Lancashire area.

Having been in present ownership since 2007, this well known business has acquired a truly enviable reputation as the leading boarding establishment in the area and therefore boasts an extensive and loyal customer base, enjoying frequent referrals and recommendations.

Valley Cats is successful due to its good name and there is a genuine opportunity for purchasers to continue to build and develop the business from the existing customer base, with the opportunity to introduce additional cattery facilities as well as accommodating smaller animals such as guinea pigs, rabbits, birds etc.

Valley Cats is a first class business which represents an excellent investment for an ambitious family who are seeking a fantastic lifestyle opportunity.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire an established business and a substantial home which is located in a peaceful yet accessible setting. To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.

Licensed Numbers
The business is licensed for 84 cats in 28 units.

Daily Rates
1 cat. £12
2 cats £20
3 cats £25
Penthouse £35

Available accounts are for the period 01/04/2016-30/09/2017 and are summarised below:
Turnover £113,709
Adjusted Net Profit £61,859

Trading Hours
09:30 – 17:30 (Daily)

The business is managed by the owners along with part time members of staff.

Building External
The main residence is a commanding and imposing semi detached period property, which has been sympathetically modernised and updated offering unusually spacious family accommodation.

Building Internal
The modern, purpose built facilities are located away from the family dwelling located across the driveway. The chalets are split into a number of separate units providing superbly presented, heated boarding facilities, with both indoor and outdoor exercise areas.

There is also a luxurious “penthouse” which is ideal for accommodating a larger family of cats. In addition to the boarding facilities there is a dedicated reception/office and a preparation kitchen.

Residential Accommodation
The substantial dwelling offers spacious and versatile accommodation briefly comprising of:

An impressive entrance hallway which is light and airy with tiled flooring.

Living room
This is a comfortable reception room with a feature fireplace.

Sitting Room
A good size, second reception room.

There is a dining room.

Fitted Kitchen
A comprehensive range of wall and base units with complimentary worksurfaces, single drainer sink unit, electric range, plumbing for dishwasher and automatic washing machine.

A cloak room/WC.

First Floor
Located to the first floor there are three generous double bedrooms, two good size single bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The property stands within extensive and established landscaped gardens with a selection of trees and shrubs. There is parking for up to three vehicles.

We are advised that the buildings are owned by our clients and the land is held on a ground that is not collected. The ground lease is for the remainder of 999 years.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a successful business with a delightful family home, which is located in such a peaceful yet accessible setting. To avoid disappointment, an internal viewing is essential.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Walsden 2.6 miles
  • Todmorden 3.3 miles
  • St John with St Michael Church of England Primary School, Shawforth 0.5 miles
  • Britannia Community Primary School 0.8 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Walsden 2.6 miles
  • Todmorden 3.3 miles
  • St John with St Michael Church of England Primary School, Shawforth 0.5 miles
  • Britannia Community Primary School 0.8 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in OL12:

  • £156,805
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  • £20,132
  • (14.730%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
25th Dec 2019 £699,000 Price reduced by £1,000
17th Jan 2019 £700,000 Price reduced by £50,000
25th Dec 2018 £750,000 First listed

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