Guide Price £1,000,000

Lake View Fishery, Melton Mowbray, East Midlands, LE14

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    19Acres

General information

Lake View is an outstanding commercial coarse fishing complex in an excellent location in the East Midlands. Extending to a total of 19 acres (7.68 ha) and comprising 10 lakes, stock ponds, café, bait bar and tackle shop and a 3 bedroom manager's dwelling.

Location
The property is located to the north west of the village of Holwell, within the vale of Belvoir. Lake View is close to the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire borders, with good access to Melton Mowbray (4.5 miles), Nottingham (17 miles) and Grantham (21 miles). Brown tourist signs are located on all major routes within 5 miles (8km) of Lakeview Fishery.

The Fishery
Lake View has a total of 10 fishing pools/lakes totalling 7.3 acres of water, with the benefit of a water supply from a spring-fed brook. All lakes are inter-connected with an underground pipe network to enable water levels to be maintained.

The fishery has the benefit of tarmac surfaced access road leading into the middle of the fishery where the café and tackle shop are located. In addition there are four hard surface car parks conveniently located around the fishery. Each fishing lake/pool has an electricity supply to enable aerators (H-block and Venturi) to be operated. There are in excess of 250 timber pegs on the whole complex.

Ocean - 0.7 acres. 18 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Pleasure specimen lake with bream to 12lbs and carp up to 34lbs.

Reef - 0.8 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 6ft. Regularly produces Match weights exceeding 100lbs.

Marina - 0.7 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 5.5ft. Heavily stocked with a variety of coarse fish.

Serpent - 0.6 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 5.5ft.

Harbour - 0.5 acres. 30 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with mixed coarse fish species with very good quality bream.

River - 0.5 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with predominantly F1's together with some larger carp.

Canal - 0.8 acres. 30 pegs. Average depth 4.5ft.

Lagoon - 0.6 acres. 25 pegs. Average depth 5ft. The lake was excavated in 2010 and subsequently re-stocked.

Stream - 0.5 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft.

Brook - 0.1 acres. 8 pegs. Average depth 5ft

Oasis - 0.6 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with mixed coarse fish with a large head of both carp and silver fish.

Junior Stock Pool - 0.1 acres. The lake has been designed specifically for Under 14yrs fishing.

Stock Lake - Extending to 1.3 acres. The lake has been let on an annual agreement to Asfordby Angling Club. The club pay a rent of £4,500 p.a.

Accommodation
A single storey timber-clad three bedroom dwelling with twin block cavity construction. Constructed in 2016, extending to a total floor area of 138m (1485.96 ft) accommodation briefly comprising:

Porch
Master bedroom (en-suite)
Main bathroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3/office
Open plan kitchen/living room/dining room
Enclosed garden to the rear

The occupation of the dwelling is limited to the person with day to day responsibility for the management of the fishing lake use.

Buildings
Café - timber framed building (11m x 9m) comprising commercial kitchen, indoor and outdoor seating and a total of 36 covers and additional outside seating.

Bait Bar - Timber framed building (11m x 5.5m) stocked with bait and terminal tackle.

Planning
Planning permission (Ref: 06/00171/FUL) was granted in April 2006 for the erection of six log cabins for holiday use. The cabins were to be sited in the north west corner of the site.

The Business
Lakeview Fisheries has been developed and managed as a profitable day ticket fishery for pleasure and match anglers. It has hosted Fish 'O' mania and has an excellent reputation for holding good quality club and open matches with winning match weights in excess of 100lbs.

The income is currently generated through fishing (day tickets and matches) together with shop and café sales. Financial information available from the agent, full accounts available to interested parties after viewing.

Outgoings
Rateable Value
Bait Bar - £1,025 Café - £1,375
Business rates payable - £Nil (After small business rate relief).
Council Tax - Band C - 2021/2022 - £1,750

EPC
Energy Performance Café - D Lake View Lodge - D

Website
lakeviewfishery.com/
Facebook: Lake View Fishery

Services
The property benefits from mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage.

Property summary

Lake View is an outstanding commercial coarse fishing complex in an excellent location in the East Midlands. Extending to a total of 19 acres (7.68 ha) and comprising 10 lakes, stock ponds, café, bait bar and tackle shop and a 3 bedroom manager's dwelling.

Location
The property is located to the north west of the village of Holwell, within the vale of Belvoir. Lake View is close to the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire borders, with good access to Melton Mowbray (4.5 miles), Nottingham (17 miles) and Grantham (21 miles). Brown tourist signs are located on all major routes within 5 miles (8km) of Lakeview Fishery.

The Fishery
Lake View has a total of 10 fishing pools/lakes totalling 7.3 acres of water, with the benefit of a water supply from a spring-fed brook. All lakes are inter-connected with an underground pipe network to enable water levels to be maintained.

The fishery has the benefit of tarmac surfaced access road leading into the middle of the fishery where the café and tackle shop are located. In addition there are four hard surface car parks conveniently located around the fishery. Each fishing lake/pool has an electricity supply to enable aerators (H-block and Venturi) to be operated. There are in excess of 250 timber pegs on the whole complex.

Ocean - 0.7 acres. 18 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Pleasure specimen lake with bream to 12lbs and carp up to 34lbs.

Reef - 0.8 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 6ft. Regularly produces Match weights exceeding 100lbs.

Marina - 0.7 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 5.5ft. Heavily stocked with a variety of coarse fish.

Serpent - 0.6 acres. 26 pegs. Average depth 5.5ft.

Harbour - 0.5 acres. 30 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with mixed coarse fish species with very good quality bream.

River - 0.5 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with predominantly F1's together with some larger carp.

Canal - 0.8 acres. 30 pegs. Average depth 4.5ft.

Lagoon - 0.6 acres. 25 pegs. Average depth 5ft. The lake was excavated in 2010 and subsequently re-stocked.

Stream - 0.5 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft.

Brook - 0.1 acres. 8 pegs. Average depth 5ft

Oasis - 0.6 acres. 20 pegs. Average depth 5ft. Stocked with mixed coarse fish with a large head of both carp and silver fish.

Junior Stock Pool - 0.1 acres. The lake has been designed specifically for Under 14yrs fishing.

Stock Lake - Extending to 1.3 acres. The lake has been let on an annual agreement to Asfordby Angling Club. The club pay a rent of £4,500 p.a.

Accommodation
A single storey timber-clad three bedroom dwelling with twin block cavity construction. Constructed in 2016, extending to a total floor area of 138m (1485.96 ft) accommodation briefly comprising:

Porch
Master bedroom (en-suite)
Main bathroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3/office
Open plan kitchen/living room/dining room
Enclosed garden to the rear

The occupation of the dwelling is limited to the person with day to day responsibility for the management of the fishing lake use.

Buildings
Café - timber framed building (11m x 9m) comprising commercial kitchen, indoor and outdoor seating and a total of 36 covers and additional outside seating.

Bait Bar - Timber framed building (11m x 5.5m) stocked with bait and terminal tackle.

Planning
Planning permission (Ref: 06/00171/FUL) was granted in April 2006 for the erection of six log cabins for holiday use. The cabins were to be sited in the north west corner of the site.

The Business
Lakeview Fisheries has been developed and managed as a profitable day ticket fishery for pleasure and match anglers. It has hosted Fish 'O' mania and has an excellent reputation for holding good quality club and open matches with winning match weights in excess of 100lbs.

The income is currently generated through fishing (day tickets and matches) together with shop and café sales. Financial information available from the agent, full accounts available to interested parties after viewing.

Outgoings
Rateable Value
Bait Bar - £1,025 Café - £1,375
Business rates payable - £Nil (After small business rate relief).
Council Tax - Band C - 2021/2022 - £1,750

EPC
Energy Performance Café - D Lake View Lodge - D

Website
lakeviewfishery.com/
Facebook: Lake View Fishery

Services
The property benefits from mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage.

Features

  • Outstanding commercial coarse fishing complex
  • Profitable business in an excellent location within the East Midlands
  • 10 lakes, stock ponds, café, bait bar and tackle shop
  • Three bedroom manager's dwelling
  • Site extending to 19 acres (7.68 ha)

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