A former brick pit developed into an attractive fishing lake currently used for trout fishing, but with the potential to be developed as a coarse fishery.
The property is located off Station Road in Hesketh Bank near Preston, Lancashire, best known as Alty's.
The property extends to approximately 8.8 acres (3.5 ha) with an attractive man-made lake extending to approximately 3.8 acres (1.5 ha), with a maximum depth of 20ft. A mature and attractive reed fringed lake surrounded by mixed woodland, which has been managed by Southport Fly Fishers for many years as a trout fishery.
At present the lake is stocked with trout, but also holds mixed coarse fish species. It is understood that the water supply is via natural drainage / ground water.
The vendors will erect a fence between points A and B on the sale plan.
The fishery does not have the benefit of any on site services.
Planning permission (ref - 2017/0492/ARM) was granted in 2017 for the development of 212 residential dwellings on the land adjacent. A right of access will be reserved through the development to The Old Clay Pit.
There could be an opportunity for a buyer of the Clay Pit to purchase one of these properties.
Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole with vacant possession on completion.
Fixtures, Fittings & Stock
The sale includes fixtures and fittings and fish stocks within the lakes. Fenn Wright are not liable in any way for the quality or quantity of the fish stocks, nor any death or disease that may affect such stocks. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the quality and quantity of the fish stocks prior to purchase.
Rights of Way & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Rights of Way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied in other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants or all existing proposed wayleaves for masts, staves, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes, whether referred to in these particulars or not.
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West Lancashire Borough Council
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Tel: 01695 577177
Photographs taken: March 2018
Particulars prepared:June 2018
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