Guide Price £825,000

Blyton Ponds, Station Road, Blyton, Nr Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

  • Area

    area
    3.75Acres

General information

The property comprises of 4 well stocked fishing ponds, 3 bedroom owners accommodation, reception building with storage, café and 12 holiday accommodation units ranging from log cabins to a luxury lodge.

Location
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park is situated on the edge of the village of Blyton approximately 5 miles from the market town of Gainsborough and 18 miles from the city of Lincoln.

Situation
The property is positioned on the southern outskirts of the village of Blyton, a village with 2 pubs, a Chinese takeaway and a homemade ice cream parlour, together with a village shop. The property is situated approximately ½ mile from Blyton Park Raceway, which holds regular racing events for both cars and motorcycles.

The Property
Extending to approximately 3.75 acres (1.5 ha), the holiday accommodation has been arranged where possible to have bankside positions. Beyond the fishing ponds at the southern end of the site there is a separate entrance originally used by day ticket fishermen together with an area of ground currently storing topsoil which could be developed further.

The Fishery
The property has the benefit of 4 well-stocked fishing ponds.

Pond A - 17 Pegs / Pond B - 12 Pegs
Connected ponds stocked with carp up to 27lbs, roach 2lbs, bream, chub, perch, barbel, tench and orfe.

Pond C - 16 Pegs
Stocked with carp up to 20lbs, roach, tench, bream, barbel, perch, orfe, rudd, gold fish to 5lbs and koi 8lbs.

Pond D - 17 Pegs
Stocked with mixed coarse fish species.

Owners Dwelling
A purpose built owners dwelling, (construction finished in 2017) providing the following accommodation:

Ground Floor
Utility room
Kitchen/breakfast room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
First Floor
Open plan sitting room
Bedroom 3 with en-suite bathroom
Veranda with sitting area
To the rear of the property is a small courtyard which can be developed further.

Holiday Accommodation
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park was originally set up as a touring caravan/fishing holiday business. The current owner has developed an attractive range of holiday accommodation including 1 bedroom cabins, standard range caravans, a luxury lodge and luxury bungalows with hot tubs.

1). Rose
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

2). Daisy
3 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

3). Poppy
2 bed premier holiday home bankside.

4). 3 bed premier holiday home bankside.

5). Willow
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

5a). Kingfisher
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

6). Elm
2 bedroom luxury bungalow with hot tub.

7). Chestnut
2 bedroom luxury bungalow with hot tub.

8). Ivy
3 bedroom standard caravan courtyard.

9). Pines
Single/twin en-suite guest log cabin.

10). Cedar
Double/twin en-suite guest log cabin.

11). Gooseberry
3 bedroom standard holiday home courtyard.

Facility Buildings
The property has the benefit of the following buildings:

Reception
Originally a Victoria cottage, the property has been converted into a reception area with a first floor office and storage room.

Café
Converted stable building with 14-16 covers and a fully fitted commercial kitchen.
Workshop/General Storage Building
A good size building providing plenty of storage area.

The Business
The business for the year ending 30th June 2018 turned over approximately £148,000.
Over the last 3 years the management of the business has been restructured with both cleaning and laundry contracted out and the introduction of online booking system. Historically the business generated up to £25,000 per annum from the sale of fishing day tickets, however this was discontinued in 2017 to concentrate on providing exclusive fishing to holiday accommodation customers. The café is operated to provide primarily breakfasts to guests. There is the potential to develop this further.

Services
Mains water and electricity.
Owners dwelling-LPG gas central heating.
Reception building and café- LPG gas central heating.

Rates
Café and premises rateable value - £10,750.
Rates payable 2018/19 £NIL - the business currently qualifies for 100% Small Business Rate Relief.

Planning
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park has the benefit of a number of planning permissions relating to holiday accommodation and the owners dwelling.

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 ponds. 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.

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.

Measurements
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.

Local Authority
West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall
Marshall's Yard
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NA
Tel: 01427 676676

Photographs taken: 2018
Particulars prepared: August 2018

Guide Price
£825,000

*Safety Note to Buyers*
Please ensure care is taken when viewing and walking near to lakes and areas of water. Do not walk close to the edge of waterways, and ensure children are supervised at ALL times.
Lakes, Ponds & Rivers can be very dangerous so THINK SAFETY FIRST!

Property summary

The property comprises of 4 well stocked fishing ponds, 3 bedroom owners accommodation, reception building with storage, café and 12 holiday accommodation units ranging from log cabins to a luxury lodge.

Location
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park is situated on the edge of the village of Blyton approximately 5 miles from the market town of Gainsborough and 18 miles from the city of Lincoln.

Situation
The property is positioned on the southern outskirts of the village of Blyton, a village with 2 pubs, a Chinese takeaway and a homemade ice cream parlour, together with a village shop. The property is situated approximately ½ mile from Blyton Park Raceway, which holds regular racing events for both cars and motorcycles.

The Property
Extending to approximately 3.75 acres (1.5 ha), the holiday accommodation has been arranged where possible to have bankside positions. Beyond the fishing ponds at the southern end of the site there is a separate entrance originally used by day ticket fishermen together with an area of ground currently storing topsoil which could be developed further.

The Fishery
The property has the benefit of 4 well-stocked fishing ponds.

Pond A - 17 Pegs / Pond B - 12 Pegs
Connected ponds stocked with carp up to 27lbs, roach 2lbs, bream, chub, perch, barbel, tench and orfe.

Pond C - 16 Pegs
Stocked with carp up to 20lbs, roach, tench, bream, barbel, perch, orfe, rudd, gold fish to 5lbs and koi 8lbs.

Pond D - 17 Pegs
Stocked with mixed coarse fish species.

Owners Dwelling
A purpose built owners dwelling, (construction finished in 2017) providing the following accommodation:

Ground Floor
Utility room
Kitchen/breakfast room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
First Floor
Open plan sitting room
Bedroom 3 with en-suite bathroom
Veranda with sitting area
To the rear of the property is a small courtyard which can be developed further.

Holiday Accommodation
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park was originally set up as a touring caravan/fishing holiday business. The current owner has developed an attractive range of holiday accommodation including 1 bedroom cabins, standard range caravans, a luxury lodge and luxury bungalows with hot tubs.

1). Rose
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

2). Daisy
3 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

3). Poppy
2 bed premier holiday home bankside.

4). 3 bed premier holiday home bankside.

5). Willow
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

5a). Kingfisher
2 bed premier plus holiday home bankside.

6). Elm
2 bedroom luxury bungalow with hot tub.

7). Chestnut
2 bedroom luxury bungalow with hot tub.

8). Ivy
3 bedroom standard caravan courtyard.

9). Pines
Single/twin en-suite guest log cabin.

10). Cedar
Double/twin en-suite guest log cabin.

11). Gooseberry
3 bedroom standard holiday home courtyard.

Facility Buildings
The property has the benefit of the following buildings:

Reception
Originally a Victoria cottage, the property has been converted into a reception area with a first floor office and storage room.

Café
Converted stable building with 14-16 covers and a fully fitted commercial kitchen.
Workshop/General Storage Building
A good size building providing plenty of storage area.

The Business
The business for the year ending 30th June 2018 turned over approximately £148,000.
Over the last 3 years the management of the business has been restructured with both cleaning and laundry contracted out and the introduction of online booking system. Historically the business generated up to £25,000 per annum from the sale of fishing day tickets, however this was discontinued in 2017 to concentrate on providing exclusive fishing to holiday accommodation customers. The café is operated to provide primarily breakfasts to guests. There is the potential to develop this further.

Services
Mains water and electricity.
Owners dwelling-LPG gas central heating.
Reception building and café- LPG gas central heating.

Rates
Café and premises rateable value - £10,750.
Rates payable 2018/19 £NIL - the business currently qualifies for 100% Small Business Rate Relief.

Planning
Blyton Ponds Holiday Park has the benefit of a number of planning permissions relating to holiday accommodation and the owners dwelling.

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 ponds. 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.

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.

Measurements
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.

Local Authority
West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall
Marshall's Yard
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NA
Tel: 01427 676676

Photographs taken: 2018
Particulars prepared: August 2018

Guide Price
£825,000

*Safety Note to Buyers*
Please ensure care is taken when viewing and walking near to lakes and areas of water. Do not walk close to the edge of waterways, and ensure children are supervised at ALL times.
Lakes, Ponds & Rivers can be very dangerous so THINK SAFETY FIRST!

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