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For Sale: £3,000,000

Belvoir Lakes, Nottingham, Kilvington, East Midlands, NG13

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Belvoir Lakes is a unique opportunity to acquire and develop a leisure based development with the benefit of planning permission for 34 self-catering holiday lodges and a 25 bed inn building together with a large facilities building. The 25 bed inn is designed to also incorporate 6 x 4 bed apartments instead of 25 bedrooms.

Belvoir Lakes is situated within the heart of the Vale of Belvoir, 8 miles south of Newark and 30 miles south west of Grantham. The property has good access to the A46 and the A1.

The Property
Belvoir Lakes is a former gypsum site extending to approximately 229.4 acres (92.8 ha), which includes four lakes with a water area of over 70 acres situated within an undulating and gentle sloping site with the benefit of some established woodland.

The property includes the former Steding Glebe Farm, a detached red brick two storey farmhouse with a range of former agricultural buildings. Planning permission has been implemented with the construction of nine concrete pads with services.

The Business
The current owners are operating a commercial day ticket business on three of the lakes. Current annual turnover in the region of £50,000.

Inert Material
The current owners have consent to import 500,000m3 of inert material to raise the levels between lakes 2 and 3.

Planning application reference 18/01269/FULM "Development of 34 self-catering holiday units, a 25 bed inbuilding, water sports building, storehouse and outfitters along with a commercial and education unit, nature trails, cycle trails, pathways and family facilities.

Rerouting of a public right of way (variation to Condition 33 attached to the planning permission 14/02023/FLUM to amend the wording)".

Non-material amendments have been approved comprising:-

19/00998/NMA - Non-material amendment for the minor amendment of location of public right of way to south of side and very minor alterations to the locations of lodges with Phase 1 - approved 23rd October 2019.

18/01146/NMA - Non-material amendment for the design amendment to lodges (retaining overall style, but reducing building envelope) and replacement of all 4 bedroom lodges with 2 or 3
bedroom lodges (total number of lodges unaltered) - approved 11th July 2018.

18/00451/NMA - Non-material amendment to the site layout for the replacement dwelling at Meadow Lea to the eastern side of the site, which was previously shown as proposed native woodland planting - approved 29th March 2018.

17/01319/NMA - Non-material amendment for the amendment to the roofline on the proposed
lodges from a grass roof to a membrane roof in a light grey - approved 25th September 2017.

Planning application reference 19/01097/FULM - Application made under Section 73 to remove Condition 21 attached to planning permission 14/020323/FULM. Planning permission granted on appeal - lodges with occupancy condition stating holiday use only/no occupation as a sole or main residence.

Belvoir Lakes has the benefit of electricity substation with 3- phase supply and mains water.

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. 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
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY
T: 01636 650000

Photographs taken: 2021
Particulars prepared: October 2022

Guide Price
Offers in Excess of £3 million

*Safety Note to 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 & Rivers can be very dangerous so THINK SAFETY FIRST!

Postcode: NG13 9PH

Viewing strictly by appointment with joint sole agents:

Fenn Wright - Water & Leisure 1 Tollgate East
Colchester, Essex,

Contact: Martin Freeman FRICS
Mobile: 07889 808288
Tel: 01206 216541

Michael Paul Consultancy
1 First Floor
23A Market Street

Contact: David Broadhead
Tel: 01275 374001
Mobile: 07585 603604


  • Approximately 229 acres
  • Includes four lakes with a water area of over 70 acres
  • Benefit of planning permission for 34 self-catering holiday lodges
  • Mains water


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