Guide Price £650,000

Moorlands Farm Fishery, Manor Lane, Hartlebury, Worcestershire

  • Area

    area
    16.2Acres

General information

Moorlands Farm Fishery is an established commercial fishery situated in the west midlands, extending to 16.2 acres (6.5 ha).

Location
The business is extremely well located with easy access to motorway network via Junctions 5 at Wychbold and 6 at north Worcester. Directly off the A449 dual carriageway,  5 miles south of Kidderminster Town Centre, 10 miles from Worcester Town Centre and 20 miles from of Birmingham,  the property is located in the popular village of Hartlebury,  the most northerly Parish in the district of Wychavon in the County of Worcestershire.

It borders Kidderminster and Stourport in the Wyre Forest as well as the villages of Elmley Lovatt and Ombersley to the south. The centre of the village has been designated a conservation area and is home to Hartlebury Castle which houses the Worcestershire County Museum, the village has regular bus service, railway station  Post Office, public houses, two churches, general store and two schools as well as the village Hall

The Fishery
Moorlands offers 200 pegs over a total of 10 lakes varying in size, with an open match every day except Monday, various competitions throughout the year together with club matches and pleasure angling. To ensure that competitors taking part in the matches stand an equal chance, all pools have been developed to the same depths and uniform stocking policy has been implemented to ensure that each pool carries the same density and proportion of fish species.

Moorlands has hosted a number of prestigious events including; the Kamasan British Open, Drennan All Winners Final, Fish-O-Mania qualifiers, Angling Times / Maver Pairs Challenge and NFA / Angling Trust National Championships. A Fish O Mania Qualifier is booked for March 30th 2019.

A - Meadow Pool-2.5 acres (1 ha), 60 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft
B - Silver Pool -1.1 acres (0.43 ha), 46 Pegs, maximum depth of 5 ft
C - Island Pool -0.9 acres (0.4 ha), 27 Pegs, maximum depth of 15 ft
D - Bank Pool -0.8 acres (0.36 ha), 26 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft
E - Moors Pool -0.7 acres (0.3 ha), 21 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft

F - Middle Pool -0.3 acres (0.1 ha), 10 Pegs, maximum depth of 7 ft
G - Spring Pool -0.2 acres (0.1 ha), 8 Pegs, maximum depth of 3ft
H - Stock Ponds - average depth of 3 ft

All the lakes are stoked with mixed coarse fish species. The 5 hour match venue record is 343.00lbs achieved on 11th July 2018.

Café
The fishery has the benefit of a 120 cover licensed cafe with fully fitted commercial kitchen,stock room, office toilet and  small bait shop.

Buildings
The  fishery has the benefit of a purpose built toilet block with store (portable cabin & containers not to be included in sale).

The Business
The income is generated from the sale of day tickets, daily open matches, club bookings, corporate events and cafe income. Turnover figures available upon request. Full accounts are available to interested parties after viewing.

The fishery has numerous club match bookings and two corporate day events for 2019 and further bookings into 2020.

Business Rates
Rateable value - £7,788
Rates Payable 2018/19 - £0 (The business currently qualifies for small business rate relief).

Services
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.

Property summary

Moorlands Farm Fishery is an established commercial fishery situated in the west midlands, extending to 16.2 acres (6.5 ha).

Location
The business is extremely well located with easy access to motorway network via Junctions 5 at Wychbold and 6 at north Worcester. Directly off the A449 dual carriageway,  5 miles south of Kidderminster Town Centre, 10 miles from Worcester Town Centre and 20 miles from of Birmingham,  the property is located in the popular village of Hartlebury,  the most northerly Parish in the district of Wychavon in the County of Worcestershire.

It borders Kidderminster and Stourport in the Wyre Forest as well as the villages of Elmley Lovatt and Ombersley to the south. The centre of the village has been designated a conservation area and is home to Hartlebury Castle which houses the Worcestershire County Museum, the village has regular bus service, railway station  Post Office, public houses, two churches, general store and two schools as well as the village Hall

The Fishery
Moorlands offers 200 pegs over a total of 10 lakes varying in size, with an open match every day except Monday, various competitions throughout the year together with club matches and pleasure angling. To ensure that competitors taking part in the matches stand an equal chance, all pools have been developed to the same depths and uniform stocking policy has been implemented to ensure that each pool carries the same density and proportion of fish species.

Moorlands has hosted a number of prestigious events including; the Kamasan British Open, Drennan All Winners Final, Fish-O-Mania qualifiers, Angling Times / Maver Pairs Challenge and NFA / Angling Trust National Championships. A Fish O Mania Qualifier is booked for March 30th 2019.

A - Meadow Pool-2.5 acres (1 ha), 60 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft
B - Silver Pool -1.1 acres (0.43 ha), 46 Pegs, maximum depth of 5 ft
C - Island Pool -0.9 acres (0.4 ha), 27 Pegs, maximum depth of 15 ft
D - Bank Pool -0.8 acres (0.36 ha), 26 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft
E - Moors Pool -0.7 acres (0.3 ha), 21 Pegs, maximum depth of 6 ft

F - Middle Pool -0.3 acres (0.1 ha), 10 Pegs, maximum depth of 7 ft
G - Spring Pool -0.2 acres (0.1 ha), 8 Pegs, maximum depth of 3ft
H - Stock Ponds - average depth of 3 ft

All the lakes are stoked with mixed coarse fish species. The 5 hour match venue record is 343.00lbs achieved on 11th July 2018.

Café
The fishery has the benefit of a 120 cover licensed cafe with fully fitted commercial kitchen,stock room, office toilet and  small bait shop.

Buildings
The  fishery has the benefit of a purpose built toilet block with store (portable cabin & containers not to be included in sale).

The Business
The income is generated from the sale of day tickets, daily open matches, club bookings, corporate events and cafe income. Turnover figures available upon request. Full accounts are available to interested parties after viewing.

The fishery has numerous club match bookings and two corporate day events for 2019 and further bookings into 2020.

Business Rates
Rateable value - £7,788
Rates Payable 2018/19 - £0 (The business currently qualifies for small business rate relief).

Services
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.

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