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For Sale: £90,000


Established Coarse Fishery, Lancashire

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Church Gardens is an established mixed coarse fishery located in Bradshaw, Lancashire extending to 2.4 acres (0.97 ha).

The property is located in the village of Bradshaw, situated in a residential area to the rear of St Maxentius Church. The is fishery is well located close to the larger towns of Bolton - 3.5 miles and Bury - 4.5 miles. The property is accessed off the A676 Bolton Road. Note: the car park situated immediately north of the lake is not on land owned by the fishery.

Church Gardens Fishery
Originally constructed to supply water for a former bleach works the lake is thought be in excess of 100 years old. The lake extends to 1.7 acres (0.68 ha) with an average depth of 10ft and approx. 25+ pegs. The lake is bordered by a boundary wall and fence, with a path to all pegs. The Riding Gate Brook runs along the western boundary.

Fish stock
The fishery is known for large bags of fish, particularly bream (up to 5lbs) and carp up to 20lbs, tench (to 6lbs), crucian carp, roach and perch.

The fishery is currently operated on a day ticket basis, organised open matches have also been popular with visiting anglers. Day ticket price is £8/day, dawn to dusk.

Mains electricity.

Agents' Notes
Prospective purchasers should note the presence of Japanese Knotweed and Himalayan Balsam present on the site.

Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold as a whole with vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures, Fittings & Stock
The sale includes the commercial 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. The splash-style aerator is included in the sale.

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
Under the regulations, what we say or publish about a property must not be false or misleading and we must provide certain material information to enable a potential viewer or purchaser to take an informed transactional decision.

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.

Viewing is strictly through appointment with Fenn Wright.

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
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council


  • Popular mixed coarse fishery situated in Bradshaw
  • Site extending to 2.4 acres
  • Lake extending to 1.7 acres
  • Well stocked with mixed coarse fish species
  • Fenn Wright acted as agents in the sale of a day ticket coarse fishery in a semi-urban location in Lancashire.


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