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Lowfield Lakes, Lowfield Road, Rotherham, S63 8JF

Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities , 6.5 Acres
Property type: Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities
Tenure: For Sale Freehold
Size: 6.5 Acres
Price: £495,000.00
Location: Lowfield Lakes, Lowfield Road, Rotherham, S63 8JF
Lowfield Lakes extends to approximately 6.5 acres (2.6 ha) and is currently managed as a commercial coarse fishery with an equestrian enterprise. The fishery has the benefit of a relatively modern very good quality owners' accommodation with an established business with further potential.

Location
Lowfield Lakes is located in the village of Bolton upon Dearne to the east of Rotherham in South Yorkshire. Rotherham approximately 7.5 miles west and Doncaster approximately 10 miles east.

The Property
A detached bungalow providing spacious living accommodation. Constructed in 2006 of stone and block under a concrete tiled roof. The accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor
Entrance hall
Study
Kitchen/diner
Large lounge
Bathroom
W.C.
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2

First Floor
Landing
Bedroom 3 with en-suite shower room
Bedroom 4

Outside
The property has the benefit of an enclosed garden to the rear with lawn and flower beds. There is ample parking to the front of the property.

The Fishery
The property is accessed over a made up track leading down to both the dwelling and the fishery. There is a large area of car parking for visiting anglers.

Main Lake
Extending to approximately 1 acre (0.4 ha) with a maximum depth of 6ft and 30 pegs. Stocked with carp, roach, perch, tench, bream and ide.

Extending to approximately 0.4 acres (0.16 ha) with a maximum depth of 6ft and 15 pegs. Stocked with carp, roach, ide, bream and perch.

Riverside
Extending to approximately 1 acre (0.4 ha) with a maximum depth of 5ft 6" and 30 pegs. Stocked with carp, roach, ide, bream and perch.

Stock Ponds
The fishery has the benefit of fishing rights on the River Dearne. All the ponds are interconnected with pipes with the benefit of an electric pump system and water from a borehole if required. There is a compressor aeration system benefiting the three fishing lakes.

Barn
A general purpose building (60ft x 30ft) of steel frame construction with concrete block walls, Kingspan sheet roof and a concrete floor. The building also has the benefit of a lean-to and is currently utilise providing the following:

9 stables
2 tack sheds
Fisherman's toilet
Garage and workshop

Equestrian Enterprise
The owners' currently rent the adjacent field for £650 per annum. The equestrian facilities are let to a local person who runs the yard, generating additional income.

The Fishery Business
Income is generated from day tickets and match fees. The fishery turned over £28,630 for the year ending 31st March 2016.

Day tickets - £6
Concessions - £5
Evening tickets - £4

The fishery is in an extremely good location and has the potential to be developed further. The business is a 'turn key' operation and a new owner can continue with the current business immediately.

Services
The dwelling has the benefit of mains electricity, gas and water together with drainage to a septic tank. The fishery has the benefit of borehole water.

Equipment
All fixtures and fittings are included in the sale within the dwelling.

Planning
Planning permission was granted on the 20th February 2004 for the erection of a detached bungalow and single storey caf�. Condition 4 states that the bungalow shall only be occupied by a person with a direct interest in the management of the Lowfield Fishing Lakes.
Planning permission was granted on the 4th June 1998 for the formation of fishing lakes.

Council Tax 2016/17 Band D - £1,516.04
EPC- C

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