Highly regarded commercial fishery for sale in Cambridgeshire
On the market with our Water & Leisure team, Decoy Lakes is a renowned coarse fishery with owner’s accommodation on site, set in approximately 40 acres in Whittlesey, 9 miles from Peterborough.
With 11 coarse fishing lakes, a purpose-built facilities building, a 3-bedroom detached dwelling and extensive car parking, the site also offers potential to be developed to include holiday accommodation.
Established over 30 years ago, Decoy Lakes is one of the largest commercial coarse fisheries in the country with a total of 272 pegs and a reputation for match fishing as well as hosting Maver, Fish-o-mania, Golden Reels, Golden Rods and the UK Championships.
The largest lake extends to 2.7 acres with an average depth of 5-6 feet, with 31 pegs, it is well stocked with carp, F1’s and tench. The other 10 lakes range from between 0.4 and 1.4 acres and are predominantly stocked with carp, F1’s, tench, roach, barbel and mixed coarse fish species.
The facilities building includes an open plan licensed bar, commercial kitchen and toilet facilities with converted loft space providing additional storage. In adjacent buildings are also a tackle shop, toilet and shower block and a steel framed storage building with roller door. A detached 3-bedroom dwelling provides onsite owner’s accommodation.
A pre-application for planning was submitted to Fenland District Council in 2020 for the amalgamation of six lakes, 25 holiday cabins, 5 holiday pods and the creation of match fisherman’s accommodation. The proposed scheme is likely to receive a favourable recommendation.
Decoy Lakes is offered for sale freehold as a whole, with vacant possession on completion to include fixtures, fittings and fish stocks within the lakes. On the market for offers in excess of £1,300,000. If you would like more information, please contact our Water & Leisure team on 01206 216555 or find out more on our specialist property portal, fisheries4sale.com.