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Pilsworth Fishery, Moss Hall Road, Heywood, Greater Manchester, OL10

Guide Price £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Established, profitable coarse fishing business
  • Planning permission for facilities building with manager's accommodation
  • 3 lakes and stock pond
  • Site extending to 27.2 acres (11ha)

Full description

Pilsworth fishery is an established, profitable coarse fishing business, extending to 27.2 acres (11ha). The fishery comprises 3 lakes, stock pond, grazing land and planning permission for a facilities building with bailiffs accommodation.

The fishery is located approximately 3 miles south east of Bury and approximately 9 miles east of Bolton, situated close to the M66 motorway.

The Fishery
The access track leads to a large, main car park situated between the match and specimen lakes. There are 3 mature day ticket lakes extending to a total of 14.2 acres (5.5ha).

Match Lake
Extending to approximately 1.3 acres (0.5ha) , 50 pegs, with depths of up to 3 ½ ft. Stocked with a mixture coarse fish. This lake is fed directly by a stream which flows through the property.

Specimen Lake
Extending to 11.3 acres (4.6ha), with 25-30 well spaced swims (or potentially 100 match pegs) and depths up to 16ft. A former reservoir stocked with several hundred carp up to 37lbs. In addition, there are large stocks of bream, roach and a mixture of other coarse fish species.
The current owner has extensively re-landscaped the southern bank, creating 10 new swims. The lake is fed by groundwater springs.

Bottom Ponds
Extending to 1.37 acres (0.5ha) with 50 pegs and depths of up to 6ft. These are former settling ponds from when they were part of an industrial mill. They are fed by the specimen lake. Currently divided into 3 pools, Stocked with a mixture of coarse fish species.

Hydroelctric Scheme
The outfall from the main specimen lake has the potential to be used for a hydroelectric scheme. The current owner has made investigations and it may be possible for such a scheme to be connected to the national grid.

Facilities Building
Planning permission has been granted for a single story facilities building extending to 150m2, overlooking the specimen lake. Comprising of; a café, bait shop and bailiffs accommodation. The foundations and footings have been put in.

The Business
The accounts for the year ending 201? show a turnover in the region of £60,000. Full accounts are available to bone fide purchasers following inspection of the property. The income is generated from a mixture of day tickets and evening and weekend matches.

Agents' Notes
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 and stock ponds. 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.

Consumer Protection Regulations
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Any areas, measurements or distances referred to as approximate are given as a guide and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

Important Notice
Fenn Wright for themselves and the Vendor of this property whose Agents they are, give notice that: The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchaser/s and lessees should seek their own professional advice.

All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and if necessary permissions for use and occupation and their details are given in good faith and believed to be correct. Any intending purchaser/s should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

No person in the employment of Fenn Wright has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty, whether in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Vendors. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser/s in inspecting properties that have been sold, let or withdrawn.

Local Authority
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Town Hall
Knowsley Street

Tel: 0161 253 5000

Photographs taken: July 2016
Particulars prepared: July 2016

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