Highway #4 South to Coutts, AB Where Hwy #4 bends and turns East entering the town of Coutts there is a Truck Inspection Station on your left. Immediately after this you turn left onto Hwy 500 East. Stay on 500 on pavement for about 4 km where there is a sign for the kennel. Turn left on RR152 and it is the first property on your left.
Total Acres: 79.69
This Commercial dogkennel has had 47 dogs and 10 cats. The owner is ready to retire and wants to sell this great turnkey cash business. Plus there is rental income from the second home.
Nestled in the shadows of the panoramic view of the dramatic Sweet Grass Hills, and perfectly situated close to the USA/Canada Coutts Border Crossing. This 80 Acre holding offers the perfect balance between country living and a built in income stream ready to support your lifestyle.
The primary residence is a comfortable 1400 sq ft bungalow, set in amongst a shelter belt of mature ornamental hedges and tree’s and surrounded by established lawns which accentuate this peaceful and quiet country home. There is also plenty of space for an old fashioned farm vegetable garden. The lands are on the local county water co-op and feature a 10,000 gallon cistern, guaranteeing a steady supply of high pressure water right across the built-up property.
The secondary residence is a well-kept, modern, 3 bedroom 1992 manufactured home perfect for a family or as a source of rental revenue. Recent upgrades include a shingled roof, a new 30ft deck, off the main entrance, modern appliances and contemporary decor throughout.
Let’s not forget the agricultural potential for this property. For the equestrian, this property includes an outdoor horse arena, a 40’x70’ metal Quonset, with horse stalls and rubber matted floors, water hydrant and power and is surrounded by metal and wooded planked or railed horse pens. The huge grazing turnout paddocks and pastures are strategically located for easy management for water and feeding of horses or any alternative livestock you raise.
Surrounding the main yard, is approximately 75 Acres of unobscured prime agricultural land providing an abundance of brome, fescue and alfalfa hay for your animals? Of course you could decide to sell your hay or lease the rights for additional revenue. There is huge potential for overnight horse boarding being so close to the USA border crossing at Coutts. There is also no veterinarian in Coutts and this property would be ideal for a new veterinarian business.
The property includes an assorted collection of rustic heritage out buildings perfect for storage or repurposing. Many have already been upgraded with paint and interior improvements. There is unrestricted room to add additional buildings if desired.
Other buildings include:
- Quonset; 40’ x 74’ with a concrete perimeter foundation and gravel floor. It contains 1 permanent stall 10’x10’
- 1 foaling stall 12’x16’
- 2 portable stalls (metal pins) 10’x10’ and 10’x20’
- 3 Behlen portable stalls with rubber matted floors, 12’x12’ each, Hydrant and electricity and sliding doors 14’ high
- Outdoor Horse arena, 2’ x 16’ x 16’ with 5 rail fence
The most promising economic feature of this property is the long established and commercial boutique pet boarding amenities. This 10 year old profitable and rewarding venture offers a comfortable and proven earnings revenue stream, for the family who wants to stay at home on the farm with the kids and avoid the commute.
The kennels are located in a separate secure and modern 40’x 40’ fully developed metal building with 20 dog suites, multiple cat condo’s and outdoor dog runs. There is plenty of scope for growth, for the entrepreneur, with this real estate. Expanding the dog kennels and offering unique pet services such as grooming, training classes or an animal supply sales centre. There may also be an opportunity to expand quarantine facilities for the US border. Your imagination is the only limitation for this business to expand to the next level. Come and see for yourself and let us show you around your potential new home and business venture..