This property is a dog lover's paradise. Beautiful home and thriving kennel business are located on just over six acres surrounded by 100 acres of beautiful farmland—yet just two miles from town.
The Kennel consists of 73 spacious indoor outdoor runs in two buildings. The main kennel, 50 runs, has a spacious reception area, retail space, separate cattery, large kitchen and staging area, with multiple washers and dryers, and custom grooming shop with two stations. There is a bright, open, one bedroom apartment above the main kennel for staff. Cattery features condos made by shor-line with windows to the outdoors. Kennels are large and bright with custom drain system and poured epoxy floors for cleanliness. Kennel has air conditioning and a radiant heating system to keep dogs comfortable. Layout includes four suites and four double runs to accommodate giant breeds or multiple pet households. Second kennel building holds 23 indoor outdoor runs recently updated with aluminum fencing system and new dog doors, new outdoor runs and custom drains. This building also has a kitchen and staging area, washer and dryer and storage area. Heating and air-conditioning are separate for this building to contain cost. Private training sessions and small daycare groups are held in the front of this building. The kennel complex has four fenced play areas, used for day care and exercising. Also on the property is a fenced and lit training yard for evening classes. Plenty of room to add to this already thriving business, day care could be increased, many training classes could be added, additional retail space is available and the business has a license for 125 dogs, the second largest boarding kennel license in the county. Current manager of two years willing to stay with business. Apartment is currently occupied by assistant manager and her husband, who does the groundskeeping.
The Bank Barn is in wonderful condition with a stone foundation and new flooring on the upper level. There are two large fenced paddocks and a small fenced area surrounding the barn. A small cedar potting shed with electric and a woodstove is a nice get away space on this property.
The Original Farmhouse was built in the early 1900's and completely gutted and renovated in 2000. Many of the original features were brought back in during renovation such as cedar support beams, stone work and brick walls.The house has three bedrooms, two full baths and two half baths. Three large gorgeous porches offer plenty of room to relax and entertain while enjoying the beautiful scenery. The kitchen is spacious and convenient with stainless appliances and granite counters. Wide plank hickory floors and a huge stone wall with large raised hearth fireplace make for an inviting living room. Master bedroom is large, bright and open with hickory floors, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Master bath features walk in shower and claw foot tub. Basement is finished with tiled flooring, numerous built in closets and plenty of windows to keep the space bright. Basement holds laundry room and half bath as well.