Guide Price £645,000

Hordle Lakes, Ashley Lane, Lymington, Hampshire

  • Area

    area
    10.9Acres

General information

One of the top commercial coarse fisheries in the south. Extending to approximately 10.9 acres with 7 lakes, ancillary buildings with tackle and bait store and planning permission for a replacement temporary dwelling.

The Property
Hordle Lakes is an attractive established fishery which offers superb fishing all year round and comprises of 7 individual spring fed lakes with easy to fish from swims.

Location
Hordle Lakes is situated in the village of Hordle within the New Forest National Park Hampshire. New Milton 1.3 miles, Lymington 5 miles, Christchurch 8 miles, Cadnam (M27) 15.5 miles, Bournemouth 15 miles.

The Fishery
Hordle Lakes has been established for over 30 years and has been developed into one of the best commercial fisheries in the south catering for coarse anglers of all ages and abilities, specimen carp anglers and fishing clubs who hold regular matches.

The fishery has the benefit of its own parking enabling easy access to all the lakes. The lakes are spring fed and heavily stocked with carp, tench, perch, bream, roach, chub and rudd. The fishery has become recognised nationally and is achieving regular coverage in various angling publications.

Lake 1 - Spring Lake
Extending to approximately 0.7 acres (0.28 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. Stocked with carp up to 24lbs, tench 7lbs, bream 6lbs, perch 3lbs, roach and rudd.

Lake 2 - Bob's Lake
Extending to 1.5 acres (0.6 ha) with 35 pegs and a maximum depth of 10 feet. This is the main specimen lake, heavily stocked with carp up to 30lbs, tench, roach, rudd, bream and perch to over 4lbs.

Lake 3 - Long Lake
Extending to 0.6 acres (0.24 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. Stocked with carp up to 24lbs, roach 2lbs, rudd, perch, skimmer, bream and tench.

Lake 4 - Tench Lake
Extending to 0.3 acres (0.12 ha) with 15 pegs and a maximum depth of 4.5 feet. Stocked with carp to over 16lbs and a good head of tench to 4lbs and a mixture of roach, rudd and bream.

Lake 5 - Tiddler Lake
Extending to 0.1 acres (0.04 ha) with 10 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. This pool is an ideal fishing experience for youngsters and is heavily stocked with carp up to 5lbs, perch and a variety of silver fish.

Lake 6 - Willow Lake
Extending to 0.7 acres (0.28 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 6 feet. Stocked with mirror and common carp up to 20lbs, tench to 5lbs, roach to 2lbs, skimmer, bream and perch.

Lake 7 - Canal Lake
Extending to approximately 0.2 acres (0.08 ha) with 10 pegs and a maximum depth of 3 feet. The lake is stocked heavily with carp up to 15lbs, tench, roach, rudd and bream.

Lake 8 - Stock Pond
At the southern end of the fishery the current owners have developed a stock pond where fry are brought on and then stocked into the fishing lakes.

Buildings
The fishery benefits from a number of temporary buildings current utilised for site management, tackle/bait sales and storage.

The buildings include:
Two bedroom six berth mobile home (28ft x 12ft) with planning permission for a replacement temporary dwelling.
Purpose built toilet block.

Container currently used as Bailiff's office, tackle and bait store. Cabin used as equipment storage.
Two further containers used for storage.

The Business
Income is generated from the sale of day tickets and match fees, tackle and bait sales. Accounts will be available to interested parties after viewing.

Summer Prices
Adult £11.00 (Day)
Junior £8.00
OAP/Disabled £8.00
Night fishing £15.00 or £22.00 / 24hrs
Fishing times are from 7.00 a.m to time stated at entrance.
 
Match Fishing Prices:  
Summer prices 15th March-31 October 2017 inclusive:
Willow, Long and Spring are all priced at £80.00 per day each.
Canal is priced at £40.00 per day.
Tench is priced at £60.00 per day.

Winter prices 1st November 2017 - 14th March 2018 inclusive:
Willow, Long and Spring are all priced at £60.00 per day each.
Canal is priced at £30.00 per day.
Tench is priced at £50.00 per day.

Business Rates/Council Tax
There are no business rates payable on the fishery, or the storage containers

Services
Mains water and 3 phase electricity with private drainage.

Planning
Planning permission (49367) was granted on the 13th May 1992 for Hordle Lakes to be used as a commercial coarse fishery with the use of a Bailiff's caravan.

Planning permission (17/00004) was granted on the 23rd March 2017. Application for a Certificate of Lawful Development for the proposed replacement and temporary siting of a mobile home.

**Permission (18/00185) was granted on 2nd March 2018, enabling the mobile home to be occupied by the bailiff of the fishery and their dependants on a full time basis. The local planning authority have confirmed that the definition of a mobile home permits the construction of a unit up to:

Length-65.616 ft (20 m)
Width-22.309 ft (6.8m)
Overall height of living accommodation-10.006 ft (3.05m)

Examples of the size of a mobile unit permitted under the planning permission are shown on the PDF particulars available from the agent.

A video of the fishery is available at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0F9FoC3Ec4

Property summary

One of the top commercial coarse fisheries in the south. Extending to approximately 10.9 acres with 7 lakes, ancillary buildings with tackle and bait store and planning permission for a replacement temporary dwelling.

The Property
Hordle Lakes is an attractive established fishery which offers superb fishing all year round and comprises of 7 individual spring fed lakes with easy to fish from swims.

Location
Hordle Lakes is situated in the village of Hordle within the New Forest National Park Hampshire. New Milton 1.3 miles, Lymington 5 miles, Christchurch 8 miles, Cadnam (M27) 15.5 miles, Bournemouth 15 miles.

The Fishery
Hordle Lakes has been established for over 30 years and has been developed into one of the best commercial fisheries in the south catering for coarse anglers of all ages and abilities, specimen carp anglers and fishing clubs who hold regular matches.

The fishery has the benefit of its own parking enabling easy access to all the lakes. The lakes are spring fed and heavily stocked with carp, tench, perch, bream, roach, chub and rudd. The fishery has become recognised nationally and is achieving regular coverage in various angling publications.

Lake 1 - Spring Lake
Extending to approximately 0.7 acres (0.28 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. Stocked with carp up to 24lbs, tench 7lbs, bream 6lbs, perch 3lbs, roach and rudd.

Lake 2 - Bob's Lake
Extending to 1.5 acres (0.6 ha) with 35 pegs and a maximum depth of 10 feet. This is the main specimen lake, heavily stocked with carp up to 30lbs, tench, roach, rudd, bream and perch to over 4lbs.

Lake 3 - Long Lake
Extending to 0.6 acres (0.24 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. Stocked with carp up to 24lbs, roach 2lbs, rudd, perch, skimmer, bream and tench.

Lake 4 - Tench Lake
Extending to 0.3 acres (0.12 ha) with 15 pegs and a maximum depth of 4.5 feet. Stocked with carp to over 16lbs and a good head of tench to 4lbs and a mixture of roach, rudd and bream.

Lake 5 - Tiddler Lake
Extending to 0.1 acres (0.04 ha) with 10 pegs and a maximum depth of 5 feet. This pool is an ideal fishing experience for youngsters and is heavily stocked with carp up to 5lbs, perch and a variety of silver fish.

Lake 6 - Willow Lake
Extending to 0.7 acres (0.28 ha) with 20 pegs and a maximum depth of 6 feet. Stocked with mirror and common carp up to 20lbs, tench to 5lbs, roach to 2lbs, skimmer, bream and perch.

Lake 7 - Canal Lake
Extending to approximately 0.2 acres (0.08 ha) with 10 pegs and a maximum depth of 3 feet. The lake is stocked heavily with carp up to 15lbs, tench, roach, rudd and bream.

Lake 8 - Stock Pond
At the southern end of the fishery the current owners have developed a stock pond where fry are brought on and then stocked into the fishing lakes.

Buildings
The fishery benefits from a number of temporary buildings current utilised for site management, tackle/bait sales and storage.

The buildings include:
Two bedroom six berth mobile home (28ft x 12ft) with planning permission for a replacement temporary dwelling.
Purpose built toilet block.

Container currently used as Bailiff's office, tackle and bait store. Cabin used as equipment storage.
Two further containers used for storage.

The Business
Income is generated from the sale of day tickets and match fees, tackle and bait sales. Accounts will be available to interested parties after viewing.

Summer Prices
Adult £11.00 (Day)
Junior £8.00
OAP/Disabled £8.00
Night fishing £15.00 or £22.00 / 24hrs
Fishing times are from 7.00 a.m to time stated at entrance.
 
Match Fishing Prices:  
Summer prices 15th March-31 October 2017 inclusive:
Willow, Long and Spring are all priced at £80.00 per day each.
Canal is priced at £40.00 per day.
Tench is priced at £60.00 per day.

Winter prices 1st November 2017 - 14th March 2018 inclusive:
Willow, Long and Spring are all priced at £60.00 per day each.
Canal is priced at £30.00 per day.
Tench is priced at £50.00 per day.

Business Rates/Council Tax
There are no business rates payable on the fishery, or the storage containers

Services
Mains water and 3 phase electricity with private drainage.

Planning
Planning permission (49367) was granted on the 13th May 1992 for Hordle Lakes to be used as a commercial coarse fishery with the use of a Bailiff's caravan.

Planning permission (17/00004) was granted on the 23rd March 2017. Application for a Certificate of Lawful Development for the proposed replacement and temporary siting of a mobile home.

**Permission (18/00185) was granted on 2nd March 2018, enabling the mobile home to be occupied by the bailiff of the fishery and their dependants on a full time basis. The local planning authority have confirmed that the definition of a mobile home permits the construction of a unit up to:

Length-65.616 ft (20 m)
Width-22.309 ft (6.8m)
Overall height of living accommodation-10.006 ft (3.05m)

Examples of the size of a mobile unit permitted under the planning permission are shown on the PDF particulars available from the agent.

A video of the fishery is available at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0F9FoC3Ec4

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