€ 420,000 £ 370,711 $ 500,829
Unique opportunity to own an already successful business and live the glorious Algarve life. The kennels and cattery also includes a 2 / 3 bedroom property with a self contained apartment above and a lovely pool area at the end of the mature gardens.
Ideally located in Almancil, in the heart of the 'Golden Triangle' with the prestigious Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo just up the road, while Loule, Faro and Vilamoura are all in close proximity.
The kennels are of various sizes and several can accommodate 2 or 3 dogs in the same family. All the kennels have cosy sleeping areas and individual, secure outside runs giving both sun and shade. The countryside adjacent to the property is an ideal place to take the dogs for a walk.
The cat accommodation comprises of spacious, tiled cat chalets with the added benefit of a large fully enclosed cat garden giving a cool, relaxing play area with climbing frames, scratching posts and a variety of toys. Enough to keep the cats amused for an extended period.
A large courtyard is used for parking, there is a reception area with guest WC, plus a dog shower and dispensary. The property is fully alarmed.
The current owners have been in residence since 2001. The business is being sold as a going concern, it is well established with regular repeat clients that yields high income from short hours (approx 2 hours a day) No specialist training / qualifications required and the whole operation is easily managed by 2 people, Portuguese speaking is not required. Existing client base, website and future bookings are all included - producing income immediately. AUDITED ACCOUNTS AVAILABLE
Income could easily be increased with the potential to introduce a dog/cat grooming business within the existing building. There are a number of outbuildings with potential to convert or utilise, plus the apartment can be rented (which it previously has been) for holiday lets
About the area:
Almancil is both a town and a parish located in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. With a population of less than 10,000 the town of Almancil has retained much of its traditional charm and remains a quaint but desirable location to purchase property. Centrally located, Almancil is a short fifteen minute drive to Faro International Airport and is within easy access of all the major attractions and locations in the Algarve.
Considered one of the most highly sought after locations in the Algarve region, Almancil is a close third when it comes to the highest property values. The neighbouring areas of Quinta do Lobo and Vale do Lobo rank as the highest.
Originally a small market town, Almancil developed primarily as an alternative to the two top rated resort communities of Quinta and Vale do Lobo. Offering those residents a change of pace but still providing the high end merchandise and services they sought, Almancil is home to a wide variety of world class restaurants and stylish boutiques.
Just to the east of Almancil is a small village called São Lourenço that is home to an outstanding example of 18th century architecture in the main church. Covered with 300 year old ceramic tiles the inside is a pristine example of the local handicrafts and stellar craftsmanship. This town is also home to the São Lourenço Cultural Centre which is home to fascinating art exhibits as well as musical events.
With the golf courses at nearby Quinta do Lobo and Vale do Lago available as well as several additional courses, Almancil is a golf lover’s paradise. And of course the beaches in the parish of Almancil are simply stellar. With a variety of beaches to choose from, this area’s beaches are wide open expanses of fine sandy shoreline that stretch for miles in either direction.
Almancil is the perfect location for those who can afford exclusive living without being tied to a particular resort community. With such famous people as Madonna and Elton John rumoured to own property in this area, Almancil will retain its exclusivity for quite some time. This area is also in demand for luxurious high-end rental properties and purchasing property in Almancil with the intention to use it as a rental property can only be a wise investment.
Almancil is the epitome of the Algarve. Sunny climate, central location, golf and beaches galore, fantastic restaurants, a wide variety of properties available and traditional Portuguese hospitality; Almancil has it all.
Almancil, Central Algarve
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