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Hidden Valley Carp Fishery, Salmon Lane, NG15 0DT

Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities , 25.8 Acres
Property type: Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities
Tenure: For Sale Freehold
Size: 25.8 Acres
Price: £295,000.00
Location: Hidden Valley Carp Fishery, Salmon Lane, Annesley, NG15 0DT
A historic and picturesque carp fishery currently run as small private syndicate, available with 19.8 acres of woodland.

A rare opportunity to acquire a stunning carp fishery and well managed mixed broadleaf woodland extending in total to approximately 25.8 acres (10.4 ha) as a whole or in two lots.

The property is located adjacent to the Sherwood Business Park immediately off Junction 27of the M1.

The property is located approximately 8 miles from the centre of Nottingham and within half a mile of the M1.

Lot 1 - Hidden Valley Carp Fishery
Extending to approximately 6 acres (2.5 ha), the lakes date back to the 14th century and were originally designed as carp lakes for the monks. The fishery is designated an ancient monument and is currently in a Countryside Stewardship Scheme generating an annual management grant.

The fishery is accessed off Salmon Lane with a secure car park. Pedestrian access is from the car park across the adjacent grassland into the fishery. The fishery is situated in a valley and partially trees lines creating a very attractive fishing environment and the lakes have the benefit of spring fed water.

Carp Lake
Extending to approximately 2 acres (0.8 ha) with a maximum depth of 7ft. This lake is stocked with predominantly common and mirror carp with a good proportion being original wild commons with a reputation as quality hard fighting fish. The average size of the carp is low to high doubles.

Hut Pool
Extending to 0.3 acres (0.1 ha), a small but attractive pool stocked with carp.

Flight Pond
Situated between Hut Pool and the woodlands, a small pool which has been managed for duck flighting.

Adjacent to the Hut Pool is a converted storage container which is used as a fisherman's rest room (non-residential). There are two storage containers used for storage of equipment and material.

The Business
The fishery is currently run on a membership basis with 20 persons paying an annual membership of £450. The current owner has managed the fishery on a low key basis. There would be the potential to increase the membership numbers if required.

The owner of the farmland between the car park and the fishery has confirmed that this field could be either purchased by a new owner of the fishery or allow a "road" to be constructed over the field which is currently subject to the right of way.

Lot 2 - Davis Bottom Woodland
Extending to approximately 19.8 acres (8 ha), a very attractive block of mixed broadleaf woodland with the occasional soft wood planting.

Situated to the north and west of the Moor Hotel and Eon office building. The property has the benefit of a right of way for the owner of the woodland together with access for forestry equipment across the car park indicated by the purple shaded area on the sale plan.

The woodland has the benefit of well-maintained access rides for woodland management and timber extraction. To the south of the woodlands an area has been returned to a meadow which is cut or mown annually as part of a Section 106 Agreement. Full details are available from the vendors agent. The woodland is ideal for roe stalking, there is a hide located towards the southern boundary.

The fishery has the benefit of electricity via onsite diesel generator and spring water.

( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 14868502 )
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