A well-established profitable commercial coarse fishery in a very accessible location between London and Bristol.
Ivy House Lakes comprises of five well stocked coarse fishing lakes, facilities building with caf� and tackle shop, outbuildings and a three bedroom detached lodge.
Ivy House Lakes is situated to the east of the village of Grittenham, 3 miles to the west of Royal Wootton Bassett, the M4 Junction 16 4 miles, Swindon 10 Miles and Chippenham 12 miles.
The property is situated to the south of the M4 and east of the village of Grittenham. Royal Wootton Bassett has a host of amenities including a supermarket, public houses and schools.
Ivy House Fishery extends to approximately 13.8 acres (5.6 ha) having been established for over 30 years' and has been developed into a top quality commercial coarse fishery. The present owners purchased the property in 2013 and have made significant improvements to both the fishery and the property.
The fishery has the benefit of its own car parking enabling easy access to all the lakes. The lakes are primarily fed by ground water and have the benefit of attractive mature landscaping.
Extending to approximately 1.2 acres (0.5 ha) with 6 pegs and a maximum depth of 7ft. Stocked with carp up to 28lbs.
Extending to approximately 3.1 acres (1.3 ha) with 35 pegs with a maximum depth of 6ft. Stocked with carp up to 22lbs, bream, tench, perch and roach.
Extending to approximately 0.7 acres (0.3 ha) with 15 pegs and a maximum depth of 5ft. Stocked with mixed coarse fish species.
Extending to approximately 0.9 acres (0.4 ha) with 9 pegs and a maximum depth of 5ft. Stocked with tench, bream, carp, rudd, chub, roach, perch, skimmers and eels.
Extending to approximately 0.2 acres (0.09 ha) with 5 double pegs and a maximum depth of 4ft. Stocked with tench, roach, perch, carp and bream.
The fishery has been managed to a very high standard, the owner being a keen match fisherman. The fishery also has the benefit of the following:
Good access into the fishery by car.
Hard car parking.
Otter fencing around the property.
Electronically controlled security gates.
Well stocked lakes with aeration.
A purpose built facilities building providing the following facilities.
A purpose built popular caf� with 32 covers and a fully fitted and equipped commercial kitchen providing hot and cold food and drinks.
A fully fitted and stocked tackle shop selling a range of tackle and bait.
Male and female with external access.
A detached two storey lodge of timber construction.
Ground Floor Accommodation
The lodge has the benefit of a recently refurbished area of decking and garden area.
The property has the benefit of a 4 bay open barn and self-contained workshop building.
Income is generated from the sale of day tickets, match fees, caf�, tackle and bait sales. The business for the year ending 31st January 2020 turned over approximately £123,000.
2 rods £10
Children (14 years)1 rod£6
OAP and disabled1 rod£6
24 hour ticket£22 per person
48 hour ticket£44 per person
Weekly ticket 7 nights£120 per person
24 hour whole lake booking£160
Day ticket£10 per person
There is further scope for the business to be developed, subject to planning, with pods.
Mains electricity and water, central heating and hot water for the facilities building by propane gas bulk tank and central heating to the lodge by oil.
Main gates are electronically controlled. Alarm system in caf�/shop and garage/workshop.
Business Rates/Council Tax
Facilities Building rateable value £5,900.
Rates payable 2020/21 £0 - the business currently qualifies for 100% small business rate relief.
Council Tax Band A
Council Tax payable 2020/21 £1,232.49
Energy Performance Rating
Lodge EPC D
Facilities Building EPC D
The fishery has the benefit of planning for all the existing uses.
All machinery and equipment is available by separate negotiation. A full schedule is available from the vendors' agents.
Tenure and Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole with vacant possession on completion.
Fixtures, Fittings and Stock
The sale includes fixtures and fittings and fish stocks within the lakes. Stock in the caf� is included in the sale, fishing tackle stock is available by separate negotiation. 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 and 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.
The access road will be retained by the owners of Ivy House Barns with maintenance responsibility split Ivy House Lakes 70%, Ivy House Barns 30%.
There will be a covenant against any touring or static caravans being permitted on Ivy House Lakes.
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Phone: 0300 456 0100
Particulars prepared:July 2020
Ivy House Lakes £695,000
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Tel: 01206 216555
*Safety Note to Fishery Buyers*
Please ensure care is taken when viewing and walking near to lakes and areas of water. Do not walk close to the edge of waterways, and ensure children are supervised at ALL times.
Lakes, Ponds and Rivers can be very dangerous so THINK SAFETY FIRST!
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