Six of the best properties on the market with our Water and Leisure division

04 Jun 24

Fenn Wright has built a solid reputation as experts in this niche area of the property market, encompassing fisheries, lakes, waterside properties and holiday accommodation, throughout the UK.  Our Water & Leisure team offer a broad range of services, including all aspects of agency and valuation, together with planning and consultancy advice.

Hawkhurst Fish Farm, Cranbrook, Kent – Guide Price £3,950,000

This diverse property comprises a renowned coarse fishing complex with nine lakes and three stock ponds, a waterside café and commercial units.  Alongside this is a substantial 6 bedroom family home set in beautifully landscaped grounds extending to 26.3 acres.  The site was acquired in 1989 and has been meticulously developed to create a profitable business in a picturesque setting near Cranbrook, around ten miles from Royal Tunbridge Wells.


Red House Farm, Framlingham, Suffolk – Guide Price £2,200,000

Set in grounds of around 8.6 acres, this mixed used property includes a 5 bedroom farmhouse, 26 commercial/storage units and a successful holiday accommodation business.  There are seven Scandinavian style log cabins surrounding a central wildlife lake, each with parking, a private hot tub, and far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside.  Located close to Suffolk’s Heritage Coast, the site also has planning permission for a further five log cabins.


Belleau Bridge, Alford, North Lincolnshire – Guide Price £1,350,000

Located on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property comprises a 5 bedroom Victorian farmhouse with a former trout farm and coarse fishery.  The farm has been in the same family for multiple generations and there are several agricultural buildings with planning permission for conversion to residential dwellings and holiday accommodation.  The property is bordered by the River Great Eau chalk stream and includes woodland, lakes and grassland, extending to 33.8 acres.


Garnffrwd Park, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire – Guide Price £795,000

This attractive mixed use leisure park is set in 32.7 acres and includes an established trout fishery and café, together with a touring caravan site and holiday accommodation.  The purpose built lake extends to 5 acres and is fed via a natural artesian spring, which provides excellent quality water and promotes abundant aquatic life.  There is a two storey timber facilities building with a small tackle shop and two self-catering timber lodges, with lapsed planning permission for a building housing seven holiday apartments.


The Pines, Lenwade, Norfolk – Guide Price £750,000

Set in around 15.4 acres, The Pines is probably one of the best syndicated carp venues in Norfolk and well-known among the fishing fraternity for the quality of its fish.  The lake extends to approximately 10.3 acres and has been developed from former gravel pits over the past 60 years.  The lake is landscaped with mature trees and a good access path, with 25 swims and carp stock in excess of 500.  The largest known fish is a mirror carp at 45lbs and other fish include tench, pike, roach and rudd.


Withern Mill, Withern, North Lincolnshire – Guide Price £675,000

This 18th Century former corn mill retains many original features and benefits from planning permission to convert it into a six bedroom residential dwelling.  Withern Mill Trout Fishery comprises five interconnected lakes extending to around 2.6 acres, with a range of rainbow, blue and brown trout.  In addition to this, there is approximately 700m of fishing rights on the neighbouring river, which contains grayling and wild brown trout.  There is a touring caravan site, former fish farm and paddocks, set within 16.7 acres in total.


If you would like professional advice or a valuation of your fishery, lake or waterside property, please get in touch with our Water & Leisure team on 01206 216555.  

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