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3 bed property for sale

Lousa, Central Portugal, Portugal




  • 3 bedrooms
  • Golf > 1hr
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • Walk to Cafe

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A great business opportunity located at the edge of a small village
close to Lousa in Central Portugal. This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a well-established and
fully licensed Boarding Kennels & Cattery business with detached owner's
accommodation. The current owners have carefully built up the business and it
has an excellent reputation with a loyal base of clientele. Many customers book
months in advance so as to secure a space for their pet.

The property briefly consists of; a detached 3 bedroom stone
cottage, a private enclosed patio area with covered terrace, gardens, covered
parking, garage, 12 standard kennels, 4 high security kennels, 4 overflow
kennels, enclosed exercise yard, 6 cat enclosures, grooming salon, food preparation
room, Infirmary room, visitors WC and dedicated storage areas. All buildings
are fully wheelchair accessible.


The property benefits from modern
double glazed windows and doors, vaulted wooden ceilings and Nordic pine fittings
throughout. From the garden a door leads into a light and spacious kitchen /
diner (30m2) with built in storage units, oven, hob, sink unit, tiled floor and
a door leading to the private courtyard. A doorway leads to the lounge (29m2) this
large space is adequately heated by a corner log burner (14kw) there is a
further door from the lounge leading to the courtyard. The lounge has all of
the usual connections for telephone/internet (fibre optic) and television. From
the lounge you enter a large hall which gives access to the family bathroom, 2
bedrooms and the stairs to the mezzanine floor. The family bathroom is equipped
with a modern suite comprised of a bath tub (with shower over) W.C., bidet and
basin. The first bedroom is a good sized double (13.2m2) and has a window
overlooking the courtyard whilst the second bedroom (12.5m2) has a window to
the front. Stairs from the hallway take you to a very large mezzanine floor
(40m2) currently used as an office space/library there is also plenty of room
for a double bed/sofa. The mezzanine has a wooden banister at one end overlooking
the lounge. Back into the kitchen and a door leads through to a separate suite
with its own external entrances to both the front and the courtyard. The 3rdbedroom (17.3m2) is again currently used as office space, the en suite bathroom
(7.8m2) has a double shower cubicle, WC, basin and plumbing for a washing
machine. The enclosed courtyard is
totally private and features a covered terrace (28.5m2) perfect for al-fresco

Boarding Kennel &

The cattery, overflow kennels, garage
and storage/maintenance areas are accessed via the garden or the courtyard. The
cattery is in a dedicated building and features 6 separate cat boxes. A door
from the cattery leads into a further room with 4 overflow kennels, sink and
storage area. From this room there is access to a covered parking area and a
large storage/equipment shed.

The main kennel area is purpose built
and features a dedicated fire monitoring system, fire extinguishers, on demand
water supply in each kennel; external heating for the winter, indoor covered
area and covered outdoor space. Each kennel is approximately 7.5m2. The kennel area is u-shaped and surrounds a
central courtyard with mature trees and shrubs which give shade in the summer
months. The kennel is entered via a door leading to an internal wraparound
corridor. The first room is the grooming salon (7.7m2) which features a dog
bath, grooming table, washing machines and storage units. There are 6 kennels
on this side before you reach the food preparation room (6.8m2) and Infirmary
room (6.4m2) turning the corner there are a further 6 kennels and a cleaners
store (3.4m2) and a customer's W.C.And washroom (7.6m2) around the last corner
there are 5 high security kennels for accommodating dangerous breeds (as per
Portuguese law these kennels are enclosed by metal bars and ceiling gratings.)


The property stands in land totalling
2300m2 and features include: An orchard,
an enclosed dog exercise area, customer parking and a well for irrigation. The
whole area is fenced and mature evergreen shrubs provide year round privacy.


Lousa is an attractive market
town in Central Portugal approximately 30 minutes east of the large university
city of Coimbra. The town offers great amenities, including four popular
supermarkets, schools, cafes, shops, a good selection of restaurants, hotel,
modern health centre, theatre, library, banks, vets etc. And twice weekly
markets. There is an indoor and outdoor pool complex and great sports
facilities including a successful, local rugby team and rugby academy. The town
is bordered by the stunning Serra da Lousa mountain range which is a wonderful area
for outdoor adventures, including walking, bike riding and motorX activities
with some spectacular views along the way. Set amongst the hills are the
beautiful Schist villages, Castelo da Lousa and a variety of natural, river
beaches with bars and playing fields for summer activities. The new motorway
offers easy access to both Porto & Lisbon airports and the beaches of
Figueira da Foz can be reached within 1 hour.

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Not furnished
Commercial 375 sq. M
Land Size m2: 2282
Floor: 0 / 2
Year built: -



Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Not furnished
Commercial 375 sq. M
Land Size m2: 2282
Floor: 0 / 2
Year built: -


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