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Fisheries 4 Sale

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  • 3/4 bedroom Grade II Listed barn conversion.
  • 5 self-contained holiday units.
  • 2 well stocked coarse fishing lakes.
  • Workshop with planning potential.
  • Site extending to 10 acres (4 ha).


A 4 bedroom Grade II Listed detached barn conversion with 3 holiday lodges, 2 holiday cottages, 2 coarse fishing lakes set in 10 acres.

The property is located in the village of All Cannings, which is a picturesque village with a primary school, church, public house and village shop.  Devizes 5 miles, Marlborough 11 miles and 18 miles to junction 15 of M4.

There is a main line railway station at Pewsey, 6 miles away with London Paddington service.  There are independent schools in the area including Dauntsey’s School near Devizes and Stonar, Atworth.

Popular tourist attractions near include Lacock Abbey near Chippenham (National Trust) and the National Trust village of Lacock itself.  Caen Locks, near Devizes, which is a flight of 29 locks on the Kennet & Avon canal.

Bowood House and Gardens, near Calne is a popular attraction with its children’s adventure playground and is well known in the area for its golf course.  Further afield there is Salisbury Plain and the picturesque town of Bradford-upon-Avon.

The Old Barn
A Grade II Listed barn conversion of timber frame with weatherboards comprising of 4 bedrooms arranged over 2 floors.

Ground Floor
Dining Room
Sitting Room
Utility Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Family Bathroom
First Floor
There are 2 mezzanine floors which are accessed from the ground floor separately with their own staircase.

Bedroom 3 with en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 4 with separate w.c.

Behind the barn conversion there is a private rear garden laid mainly to grass with an apple orchard, greenhouse and vegetable patch.

At 9.4m x 5.95m of brick and timber construction, mezzanine floor and adjoining lean-to 9.42m x 6.99m  (the building has potential to be converted into additional holiday letting cottage subject to gaining the relevant planning consents).

The Cottages
A pair of semi-detached single storey cottages known as Penn Cottage and Pound Cottage, which have been converted from traditional barns and provide high quality 2 bedroom accommodation with open plan kitchen/living area together with the benefit of a garden area to the front for seating.

The Lodges
The 3 detached lodges are set away from the main residence, which have the benefit of their own parking and have views over the fishing lakes and the surrounding countryside.

The lodges have been comprehensively fitted out with flat screen televisions, DVD players, modern kitchens and have the benefit of gas LPG central heating.

Kingfisher Lodge
A single storey detached lodge providing entrance hall, open plan sitting room, dining room, kitchen area, hall, 3 bedrooms (master en-suite shower room) and bathroom (sleeps 6).

Heron Lodge
A single storey detached lodge providing entrance hall, open plan sitting room, dining room, kitchen area, hall, 3 bedrooms (master en-suite shower room) and bathroom (sleeps 6).

Moorhen Lodge
A single storey detached lodge providing entrance hall, open plan sitting room, dining room, kitchen area, hall, 3 bedrooms (master en-suite shower room) and bathroom (sleeps 6).

Timber insulated guest laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, guest freezer plus fridge for bait.  DVD Library and rear lockable store.

The Fishery
Comprising of 2 established spring fed lakes with mixed coarse fish species.

Top Lake
Extending to 1 acre (0.4 ha) with a maximum depth of 5.5ft.  Stocked with carp up to 20lbs, tench, rudd and roach.

Bottom Lake
Extending to 0.8 acres (0.3 ha) with a maximum depth of 5ft.  Stocked with carp up to 18lbs, tench, bream, perch, rudd and roach.

The property also has the benefit of a grass paddock which has been divided into pens for animal petting for the guests with chickens, ducks and pigs.

Beyond the 2 lakes is a further paddock extending to approximately 2 acres (0.8 ha), which has the potential for equestrian use.

The Business
The income is currently generated from the holiday accommodation with exclusive fishing on the lakes for the guests.  The accounts for the year ending 30th April 2017 show a turnover of £97,999.  Profit and Loss accounts are available to interested parties after viewing.

The barn benefits from oil fired central heating, mains water and electricity. Mains drainage.

The holiday cottages benefit from an electric storage heating system, mains water and drainage.

The holiday lodges benefit from bulk LPG gas central heating, mains water, electricity and drainage.

There is no occupancy restriction attached to the main dwelling. Occupancy for the holiday cottages and lodges is restricted to 4 weeks out of 6 (per occupant).

Rateable value 2017/18 - £3,800
The business currently qualifies for 100% small business rate relief.

Council Tax Band F - 2018/19
Agents’ Notes
Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole with vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures, Fittings & Stock
The sale is inclusive of trade inventory to include furnishings, fixtures and fittings within the holiday letting cottages and lodges excluding any personal items, together with fish stocks within the lakes.  Fenn Wright/Humberts 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.

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Important Notice
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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.

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Local Authority
Wiltshire Council,
Bythesea Road,
Wiltshire BA14 8JN

Photographs taken: 2018
Particulars prepared: July 2018

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

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