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For Sale: £795,000

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Chart Fishery, Maidstone, Kent, ME17

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Chart Fishery is one of Kent's best known commercial coarse fisheries with the benefit of planning permission for a permanent dwelling with manager's occupancy condition, profitable day ticket business, grazing paddocks and stables set within 21.4 acres (8.7 ha).

Location
The property is located approximately 1 mile south of the village of Chart Sutton and 6 miles from Maidstone with good access to the M20.

The Fishery
The fishery comprises of 2 lakes and a large pond with a total water area of 5.6 acres (2.26 ha).

The fishery has the benefit of a good size hard surface secure car park situated in the middle of the fishery adjacent to the Coarse Lake.

Coarse Lake - Extending to 4.2 acres, 26 pegs, with maximum depth of 6ft. Stocked with carp 22lbs, rudd 2lbs, roach 2lbs, crucian carp, chub and tench.

Specimen Lake - Extending to 1.1 acres, 6 pegs with a maximum depth of 6ft. Stocked with ghost, mirror and common carp up to 37lbs.

Tench Pond - Extending to 0.4 acres with a maximum dept of 15ft. Currently used as a stock pond and stocked with carp, crucian carp and rudd.

There is the potential to develop the fishery with an emphasis on specimen fishing in the Coarse Lake.

Buildings
The fishery has the benefit of two storage containers located next to the car park and two storage containers at the northern end of the site.

Grazing Land
There are two grazing paddocks with the benefit of post and rail fencing with an adjacent stable building.

Subject to planning, additional water could be created on this land if required.

Planning
Ref no. - 19/505521/FULL - Granted 7th February 2020.
Erection of permanent dwelling as manager's accommodation and poly tunnel fish hatchery. The permission is for a permanent dwelling, single storey with 3 bedroom accommodation.

The Business
The current owner has run the business on a day ticket basis for many years. The business for the year ending 31st March 2021 had a turnover of £46,104.

Prices
Coarse Lake
Monday to Friday 1 rod £10 or 3 rods £18.
Weekends, nights and bank holidays up to 3 rods £18 (12 hours)
Weekends, nights and bank holidays up to 3 rods £27 (24 hours)

Specimen Lake
£20 per 12 hours (max 3 rods)
£30 per 24 hours (max 3 rods)

Services
Porta cabin toilets.

Outgoings
Business Rates - £Nil

Website & Social Media
www.chartfishery.co.uk
Facebook: Chart Sutton Fishery

Features

  • Established commercial coarse fishery
  • Profitable day ticket business
  • Planning permission for manager's dwelling
  • Grazing paddocks and stables
  • Site extending to 21.4 acres
  • One of Kent's best known commercial fisheries
  • Opportunity for further expansion (subject to planning)
  • Permission for 3 bedroom accommodation

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