Although there will be a steady level of new instructions of all types of fisheries, leisure and water related properties in 2013, UK fishery prices are unlikely to rise significantly in the longer term, according to Fisheries4sale.com. The agency says that, in the current economic climate the state of the residential market will, to a large extent, have a significant bearing on values and the saleability of fisheries with dwellings. Also, although there is evidence that bank lending is on the increase, bank lending criteria has changed significantly over the last five years making it harder for prospective purchasers to obtain funding. Click here for the full story.
Pilsworth Fishery is an established and profitable coarse fishing business extending to 30.5 acres (12.3ha). The fishery comprises three lakes, a stock pond, grazing land and planning permission for a facilities building with bailiff's accommodation.
An established commercial coarse fishery and caravan site in an attractive and accessible location comprising two lakes, a caravan site and facilities building. Springwood Fisheries extends to approximately 4.2 acres (1.7ha) and is managed as a day ticket fishery with an emphasis on pleasure and match fishing.
A relatively undeveloped site extending to 4.3 acres with newly excavated lakes, which have not been stocked, situated in a restored former sand quarry. The lakes have planning permission for a 250sq/m car park, a 40sq/m log cabin office/store room, facilities building and an improved access. A further 0.3 acres of land is available with planning permission for a 200sq/m café/restaurant overlooking the Leeds Liverpool Canal.
Wilden Pool Fishery extends to approximately nine acres (3.6ha) and is managed as a day ticket coarse fishery. The 50 peg lake extends to 5.6 acres (2.3ha) and is stocked with a mix of coarse fish including carp to 25lbs. The fishery is a popular match venue with summer match weights regularly exceeding 100lbs. In addition there is a one bedroomed temporary mobile home dwelling which overlooks the lake.
Extending to 46.6 acres (18.8ha), Buckden Water Ski Lake is a well-established water skiing venue within the Buckden Marina and Leisure Club leisure complex. Until 2011 the water ski lake was operated by Buckden Water Ski Club Ltd under the terms of a short lease which has now expired. The lake has the potential to be used as a fishery. The current stock is unknown, but a mix of coarse fish species are thought to be present.
One of the regions oldest established commercial coarse fisheries in a very accessible location with the benefit of owner's house, three lakes and an established business. There is the potential to develop the fishery by amalgamating two main lakes if required.
Tattershall Farm Park and Moon Lakes Fishery have been built up by the present owners over the past 22 years. The property now comprises a complimentary combination of attractive coarse fishing lakes and the farm park which includes a large cafeteria, gift shop and play barns for children of varying ages alongside a number of animal viewing barns and pens.
Narborough Trout and Coarse Lakes is a well known fishery in East Anglia which has the benefit of an owner?s dwelling, five fishing lakes, a touring caravan site and a nature walk. The property also includes a working trout farm that has been operating for more than 35 years with two large stock ponds, four raceways and four rearing ponds.
Eaton Fishery near Tarporley is being created from around 11.5 acres of former pastureland. So far, an access gate opens to an area of hardstanding some 15m by 40m, and the outer ring of two lakes has been excavated, with the spoil deposited in the centre of both to build up islands and around their periphery.
A rare opportunity to acquire a beat on the River Brit with approximately 370 metres of single bank fishing just outside Bridport. Although the Brit is relatively unknown, this stretch is regarded as being the best fishing on the river being the first non-tidal beat but being below the town water.
Caistor Fisheries extends to approximately 6.5 acres (2.6 ha) and comprises a café, office, four static caravans, 32 touring pitches and three attractive and well stocked coarse fishing lakes. There is a tackle shop on site which is available for purchase as a separate entity from the rest of the site.
An opportunity to acquire an exceptional four bedroom detached farmhouse with four fishing pools and equestrian potential in grounds of 4.6 acres, located in open countryside on the Somerset Levels, close to the M5, the Mendip Hills, West Country resorts and holiday destinations. The current owners have operated the fishing lakes and caravan site on a low-key basis. There is an opportunity to develop the business further.