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Tanyard Fisheries, Tanyard Lane, Uckfield, TN22 3RJ

For sale: £950,000.00|10 Acres|Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities


FOR SALE£950,000.00
SIZE10 Acres
ADDRESSTanyard Fisheries, Tanyard Lane, Furners Green, Uckfield, TN22 3RJ
TYPEOther, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREUnder Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON23rd April 2020


Tanyard Fisheries has been operated as a successful commercial fishery over the last 32 years until the current owners retired in 2019. The property comprises of a modern 2 bedroom single storey dwelling set in approximately 10 acres (4 ha) with four attractive lakes, grazing paddock and out buildings.

Tanyard Fisheries would be suitable for a family with an interest in fishing and/or equestrian, but there is also the opportunity to continue with the commercial fishing business and diversifying into holiday accommodation.

The property lies to the south of Dane Hill in an unspoilt tranquil rural location. Haywards Heath 8 miles, Uckfield 9 miles and M25 20 miles away.

The Lodge House
Situated overlooking the lakes, an attractive dwelling of brick and tile construction. The accommodation briefly comprises: entrance hall, large sitting room with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms, family bathroom, utility room and office.

A single storey, timber framed former shop/caf� building. Complete with fully fitted commercial kitchen, dining area, W.C. and storage room. Pre-application advice is currently being sought by the vendor's agents to establish if the local authority will permit conversion to holiday accommodation.

The dwelling sits in landscaped terraced grounds with lawns and raised outcrops of stone.

The Lakes
There are four manmade lakes with a total water area of 2.7 acres (1.09 ha) currently stocked with mixed coarse fish species and carp and catfish to 30lbs+.

The lakes have been well-maintained by the vendors and are an extremely attractive feature of the property as well as being a haven for wildlife.

Grazing Land
Extending to approximately 2.4 acres (0.97 ha), a stock proofed grass field with water supply (pumped) connected, suitable for grazing of livestock and/or horses.

This land, together with the bank between the fishing lakes, may have potential for developing holiday accommodation in the form of glamping pods, which is subject to a planning pre-application advice.

The property has the benefit of two barns situated along from The Lodge House.

Barn 1 - two bay steel framed with wash-up room, ladies/gents toilets, large store and machinery garage to the side and rear with office mezzanine above.

Barn 2 - two bay concrete framed building that has been used as fish tank room in the past with adjoining machinery/workshop and second mezzanine office over part.

Adjacent to the dwelling and the barns is an area of hardstanding.

The Lodge House was subject to a Certificate of Lawfulness reference WD/2001/0416/LDG.

A pre-application has been submitted to the Local Authority for:

Change of Use of former caf� to holiday accommodation;
Five glamping pods;
Removal of existing dwelling and replacement with 5 bedroom two storey dwelling.

Note that the pre-application advice is currently pending. The Local Authority's response will be made available to interested parties once received.

Restrictive Covenants
The southern half of Tanyard Fisheries was sold in 2019 and now trades as Frogmore Fisheries. A covenant was placed on Frogmore Fisheries stating the following:

"Not to use the property for anything other than specimen lakes together with ancillary structures and outbuildings."

A covenant was placed on Tanyard Fisheries stating the following:

"Not to use the lakes at the retained land for the purposes of specimen carp or specimen catfish fishing but this shall not preclude general purpose coarse fishing or match or pleasure fishing".

Energy Performance
Lodge House - D
Caf� - D

Council Tax - Band E
Council Tax payable 2020 - £2,400.78

Business Rates
Caf� - Rateable Value - £7,200
Rates Payable - £0 (100% small business rate relief)


Spring water supply, mains electricity and solar panels (Lodge House), sewage treatment plant (installed April 2019).

Local Authority
Wealden District Council
Vicarage Lane
BN27 2AX
T: 01323 443322

Guide Price

( Agency Pilot Software Ref: 14869178 )


Location: Tanyard Fisheries, Tanyard Lane, Furners Green, Uckfield, TN22 3RJ

Uckfield (4.9 miles)

Haywards Heath (5.0 miles)

Buxted (5.8 miles)

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