300, Shicer Gully Road, GUILDFORD, VIC 3451
"HILLTOP" - LIFESTYLE PROPERTY WITH ESTABLISHED BOARDING KENNELS & CATTERY
Located in central Victoria just 3 minutes from the township of Guildford approx. 18 min to Castlemaine, 24 min to Daylesford and 90 mins to Melbourne. This property presents a lifestyle opportunity with an income from Hilltop Boarding Kennel, which is a highly valued long established, well-run facility with plenty of return customers that can provide an immediate return.
Positioned on 11.11 ha [approx 27.5 acres] of undulating pastures in Farming Zone. Fully fenced with sight wire and divided into several paddocks suitable for horses or other livestock. There are 4 dams and a groundwater bore as well as ample rainwater tank storage.
The original section of the main house was built in 1860 and still retains many original features including open fireplaces, timber lining boards and flagstone floor. Four big bedrooms, a large modern kitchen, separate dining and living rooms and the original cellar. The thermal characteristics of the house are enviable with double brick construction. Heated by the open fireplace in the lounge, the “Ned Kelly” solid fuel heater and split system air conditioner. The main house has a new roof, wrap-around veranda and magnificent long views over the property. Surrounded by mature gardens, with heritage roses, oaks and olive trees, the residence will impress. The second residence is a near-new one bedroom studio unit, suitable for holiday or permanent rental.
Hilltop Kennels is a long-established, well respected facility with Council approval for 100 dog boarding/breeding/training facility and small boutique cattery. There is a fully fenced Public Dog Park for off-leash exercising of dogs. Large original barn style shed with concrete runs, brick kennels and fully fenced runs.Grassed & fenced exercise yards. Hilltop Kennels is showing solid returns, year in year out.
Other improvements include shed, garages, cattery internal access roads, tanks
High-quality fencing throughout separate paddocks for horse/sheep.
This impressive facility is for absolute genuine sale, and an inspection will not disappoint. Plenty of opportunities exists to branch out into grooming/training, holiday/farm stay, riding school etc. The owner is prepared to assist with the transition and transfer of existing business.
Further details available on request. Inspection strictly by private appointment only.