4,712 Sq Ft

Southburgh Road, Cranworth, Thetford

  • Availability: For Sale
Well-respected and highly profitable cattery, situated on a large countryside plot, including a stunning Grade II listed cottage, separate holiday cottage and abundance of beautifully maintained garde...

Key Features

  • Award winning, highly profitable and widely acclaimed Cattery.
  • 5 star rating, excellent facilities and a strong client base.
  • Large countryside plot with Grade II listed, 3/4 bedroom cottage, separate annexe/holiday cottage as well as the Cattery itself.
  • Situated in the heart of the Norfolk countryside in a peaceful location.
  • Easy access to Norwich city centre as well as surrounding counties.
  • Perfect lifestyle business for those looking to relocate to the area.
  • Potential to develop additional units on site or use solely as a residence.
  • Accounts and other business information available upon request.

Full property description

Well-respected and highly profitable cattery, situated on a large countryside plot, including a stunning Grade II listed cottage, separate holiday cottage and abundance of beautifully maintained gardens.

Clay Cottage Cattery
Paul Hubbard Commercial are proud to present an exciting business opportunity, one of the most successful and highly rated Catteries in the whole of East Anglia.

Set in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, alongside a beautiful Grade II listed 3/4 bedroom cottage and separate holiday cottage, this plot is a fantastic opportunity for those looking for a well-established lifestyle business in a scenic location.

Established in 1984 and run successfully by the current owners for 10 years, Clay Cottage Cattery is well known and regarded as one of the best catteries in East Anglia, boasting a 5 star rating with Breckland Council, fantastic customer reviews and maintaining the highest standards possible.

As well as the cattery, this expansive countryside plot includes a beautiful Grade II listed cottage with 3/4 bedrooms, a summer house, a separate self-contained holiday cottage/annexe and sprawling gardens.

Situated in Cranworth, the site is centrally located in Norfolk with easy access to the A11, A47 and just a short drive from Norwich city centre. It’s convenient location provides an ideal base for those needing to travel across the county, and also a big selling point for customers looking to use the cattery.

The Business
• Purchased by the current owners in 2014 and run as a successful cattery since 1984.
• Currently run and managed by the 2 owners with some part-time help during busier periods.
• 5-star rated with Breckland council, adhering to the highest possible industry standards.
• 20 rooms/pens available, plus 1 isolation room, starting from £14 per cat per day.
• Collection and delivery service available.
• LuxLife Cattery of the Year 2024 - Norfolk.
• Profitable business with flexibility to expand and grow, or wind down depending on the new owners requirements.
• Expanded in 2020 from 14 rooms to 20.
• All-inclusive cattery with secure, heated and spacious rooms.
• All units built to the The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) Regulations 2018.

The Property
Clay Cottage

• 3/4 bedrooms, with one currently utilised as an office.
• Ground floor shower room and first floor bathroom.
• Stunning modern kitchen with Phoebe LED colour changing downlights, integrated appliances, underfloor heating, granite work surfaces, boiling water tap, Rangemaster cooker and kitchen island, and storage cupboard underneath the stairs.
• Beautiful original features throughout including exposed beams and fireplaces.
• Ground floor utility room with space storage.
• Oil heating with mains electric and water.
• High speed fibre to the premises (FTTP) internet connection (up to 1000mbs).
• Enclosed, private garden including patio area, summer house, greenhouse, sheds and fully functioning well.

Holiday Cottage/Annexe

• Self-contained, detached one bedroom cottage.
• Previously rented at £95 per night, perfect for a couple’s retreat.
• Separate enclosed garden space with patio area.
• Separate utilities.
• Potential for use as an annexe or office space.
• All fixtures and fittings included.
• Kitchen, living room, shower room, storage cupboard and large double bedroom.

The entire site is approximately 1 acre in size (STMS), and offers potential for expansion with additional residential units subject to planning permission.

There is parking for 6+ vehicles which is shared between the cottage, annexe and cattery.


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