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For Sale: £175,000

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Fish Farm, Woodland and River Frontage, Lincolnshire

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  • Area

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    7Acres

Claythorpe Fish Farm extends to approximately 7.8 acres (3.1 Ha) and comprises 14 earth ponds, 180 meters of river frontage to the river Great Eau and 3.1 acre block of woodland.

Location
The property is located on the edge of the hamlet of Claythorpe, with two access tracks providing access to the east and west parts of the site. Claythorpe lies between the villages of South Thoresby and Withern. Situated 6 miles north west of Alford and 9 miles South of Louth on the eastern slopes of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Lincoln is 34 miles distant. Humberside Airport - 34 miles.

Claythorpe Fish Farm
The fish farm has been developed primarily as a series of rearing ponds for trout production situated on either side of the viaduct. The site comprises 14 earth ponds in total, each with an inlet directly from the river providing first use water. The outlet of each pond flows into an central outlet channel. The farm has been operated in connection with Belleau Bridge, available separately.

River Great Eau
One of the few chalk streams in Lincolnshire, the water supplying the Great Eau is filtered through the chalk aquifer, producing excellent water quality. The river flows along the northern boundary providing 180 meters of river frontage.

Woodland
Situated to the west of the viaduct is a block of mixed broadleaf woodland extending 3.1 acres. The track provides direct access into the woodland, which is bordered by the lane to the south and outlet channel to the north.

Fish Stocks
The site is currently used for rearing trout, further details relating to levels of fish stock available upon request.

Licencing
The site benefits from an abstraction and discharge licence. Further details available upon request.

Services
Mains electricity (3-phase) connected.

Equipment
The ponds benefit from a number of paddle wheel aerators. Further details available upon request.

Features

  • Established fish farming ponds and wetland
  • 14 earth ponds, outlet channel and river frontage
  • 3.1 acre block of woodland
  • Site extending to 7.8 acres
  • Fenn Wright acted as agents in the sale of a mixed use site comprising a fish farm, river frontage and a mature block of woodland.

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