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Fisheries 4 Sale

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  • Holiday accommodation business
  • 3 self-contained holiday cottages
  • 4 bedroom owner’s dwelling
  • 4 fully stocked coarse fishing pools
  • Buildings with planning permission for café and tackle shop
  • Site extending to approximately 10.2 acres (4.1ha)


A rare opportunity to acquire a growing leisure & holiday business, comprising three self-contained holiday cottages (4 bedrooms in total), overlooking an attractive coarse fishing lake, in a secluded setting, extending to approximately 10.2 acres (4.1ha).

The property is situated approximately 1 mile from the village of Goxhill, approximately 23 miles east of Scunthorpe and 17 miles south of Hull.

Butterswood Lodge
The exterior of the property has a large brick walled entrance, twisted pillars, with electric wooden gates and an intercom to the main house. Inside the main entrance is a fully brick paved parking area.

The main house comprises; Ground floor, Entrance Hallway, Dining Room, Fully fitted utility room, Cloakroom, Fully fitted breakfast Kitchen with island and Range master. There are 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The main house and cottages have been extensively refurbished by the current owners in the last 12 months.

Fully furnished 1 bedroom, two storey cottage
Fully furnished 2 bedroom single storey bungalow, with South facing lounge (over lake), 1 large double bedroom and 1 twin room. 

Full furnished one bedroom, single storey bungalow.

To the rear of the main house is a large patio area and lawn leading down to the lake, the main house and cottages are south facing and all properties look out onto Lilly Pond.

There are further buildings close to the main house which have permission to be used as a tackle shop and café. Contained within the site is a large workshop building fully refurbished with electric roller door, and outside toilet facilities.

The Fishery
There are four fully stocked coarse fishing pools, and one ornamental pond that enable’s natural wildlife to flourish. The lakes are fed by groundwater, but there is also a borehole to maintain water levels. The fishery also has the benefit of an aeration system.

Lilly Pond – Extending to 1 acre with 30 pegs and an average depth of 5ft.  The lake is stocked with a mixture of coarse fish species including carp, tench, chub, barbel, perch, rudd and roach, perch and ide.

Railway Pond - Extending to 0.3 acres  with 12 pegs and an average depth of 4ft.  Stocked with carp, tench, perch, ide, rudd and roach.

Tench Pond - Extending to 0.3  acres (ha) with 14 pegs and an average depth of 6ft.  Stocked with  tench, perch, crucian carp, rudd, roach.

Bridge Pond - Extending to 0.3  acres, currently used as a stock pond with an average depth of 4ft. Stocked with chub, carp, perch, rudd, roach.

Ornamental pond—average depth of 3ft—wild life pond, unstocked

The grounds are well maintained with laid grass lawns around all ponds for easy access, they are very mature trees and bushes to separate all ponds.

A 6ft high Tornado wire otter fence surrounds the perimeter of the fishery.

There is a substantial gravel parking area with separate entrance to the rear of the property suitable for 15 +cars.

Paddock Land
There is a 1½ acre paddock with a 12m x12m concrete base with an electric & water supply at the concrete base.

The business income is currently derived from the holiday accommodation. The turnover for 2018 accounts show a turnover in the region £40,000. The current owners are running the business to suit their own requirements.

The property benefits from mains water and electricity. LPG Gas. Private drainage.

Agents’ Notes

Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole with vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures, Fittings & Stock
The sale includes fixtures and fittings and fish stocks within the lakes.  Fenn Wright are not liable in any way for the quality or quantity of the fish stocks, nor any death or disease that may affect such stocks.  Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the quality and quantity of the fish stocks prior to purchase.

Rights of Way & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Rights of Way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied in other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants or all existing proposed wayleaves for masts, staves, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Consumer Protection Regulations
Under the regulations, what we say or publish about a property must not be false or misleading and we must provide certain material information to enable a potential viewer or purchaser to take an informed transactional decision.
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to as approximate are given as a guide and are not precise.  If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

Important Notice
Fenn Wright for themselves and the Vendor of this property whose Agents they are, give notice that:

The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract.  Prospective purchaser/s and lessees should seek their own professional advice.

All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and if necessary permissions for use and occupation and their details are given in good faith and believed to be correct.  Any intending purchaser/s should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

No person in the employment of Fenn Wright has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty, whether in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Vendors.

No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser/s in inspecting properties that have been sold, let or withdrawn.

Rateable Value – (Holiday Cottage) £7,500
Business Rates Payable - The business currently qualifies for 100% small business rate relief
Council Tax Band D - 2018 £1,770.17

Energy Performance
Butterswood Lodge - EPC – F
Cottages  - EPC - E

Local Authority
North Lincolnshire Council
Civic Centre
Ashby Road
North Lincolnshire
DN16 1AB
Tel: 01724 297000

Photographs taken:  2018
Particulars prepared:  July 2018

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Viewing by appointment, please call 01206 216555 or email fisheries@fennwright.co.uk

Fenn Wright endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in Virtual Tours, Floor Plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.
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