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Fen Lane Carp Fisheries & Rose Cottage, Thoresby Bridge, DN36

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Added on 15/10/2020
Fenn Wright, Rural and Fisheries

Key features

  • Popular specimen carp fishery
  • 3 bedroom owner's cottage
  • Two well stocked lakes
  • Total water area extending to 3 acres
  • Site extending to 4.9 acres (2 ha)

Property description

Fen Lane Carp Fisheries is a specimen carp fishery comprising two fully stocked lakes with angler's huts and a three bedroom semi-detached cottage. The site extends to a total of 4.9 acres (2ha).

The property is located approximately 1 mile west of the village of North Cotes, 3 miles east of North Thoresby and approximately 11 miles north of Louth and 10 miles south of Grimsby.

The Fishery
A specimen carp fishery offering a combination of day ticket and membership fishing. The Specimen lake extends to a total of 2.4 acres with average depths of 4-6ft. There are a total of nine swims, all on the western bank, each with a timber hut. The huts are operated on a booking system available through the fishery website. Stocked with a large head of 20lbs - 40lbs carp up to 41lbs 2oz.

New Lake
Extending to approximately 0.6 acres and an average depth of 4-6ft. Recently completed in 2019, stocked with carp to 24lbs.

The lakes benefit from a security/otter fence around the perimeter and both lakes are equipped with aerators. The fishery supplies nets and unhooking mats to each swim.

In addition to the angler's huts are two fishing shelters, storage container and static caravan. A timber cabin is utilised as a reception building (used to store bait and food, charge electronic devices etc).

Rose Cottage
Situated adjacent to the fishery on the opposite side of Fen Lane is a 3 bedroom semi-detached cottage. The cottage was completely refurbished in 2016 to a high standard, including the exterior and grounds. The accommodation briefly comprises:
Ground Floor
Entrance Porch
Entrance Hall
Sitting Room
Large Breakfast/Dining Room
Utility Room

First Floor
Three bedrooms
Family bathroom

A gravel drive accessed via double timber gates and lawn leads to the front of the house. Single garage located at the end of the drive. Flagstone patio to the rear.

There is no occupancy condition attached to the cottage.

The fishery income is derived from predominantly day ticket income, supplemented by annual memberships. Full accounts available to interested parties after viewing.
Day ticket - £35 / 24 hrs (summer)
£30 / 24 hrs (winter)
Memberships - £600/annum

Rose Cottage benefits from a comprehensive CCTV system which overlooks the fishery. Mains water, mains electricity, gas tank. Septic tank drainage. The fishery benefits from mains electricity and water.

Council Tax - Band B - £1,260 (2020/2021)

The fishery has it's own website and booking system -

Local Authority
East Lindsey District Council
Tedder Hall,
Manby Park,
LN11 8UP


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Fen Lane Carp Fisheries & Rose Cottage, Thoresby Bridge, DN36

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  • Cleethorpes Station6.1 miles
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Fenn Wright, Rural and Fisheries

1 Tollgate East, Stanway, Colchester, CO3 8RQ

Fenn Wright, Rural and Fisheries

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