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For Sale: £200,000


Lakeside Cabin and Private Lake, East Yorkshire

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Lake 3 represents a rare opportunity to acquire a specimen fishing lake with a non-residential cabin

Emmotland is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds. Driffield 7 miles, Beverley 15 miles.

The Property
Extending to a total site area of 2.9 acres (1.2 ha) Lake 3 currently forms part of Emmotland Ponds Fishery. The fishing lake has average depths of 5ft and has been operated as an exclusive lake with a maximum of 4 anglers.

The timber cabin is situated at the northern end of the lake.

The lake has been carefully stocked over the last 18 years with the best handpicked fish from the other lakes on the fishery. It is estimated that there are approximately 70 carp up to 44lbs with 10 30lbs+, 30 25lbs+. In addition there are 10 catfish to 50lbs.

The Cabin
The cabin is constructed of timber under a felt roof with the benefit of a timber decking. It has recently been refurbished to include kitchen units and facilities, shower and W.C., new carpets and furniture..

12/01653/PLF - Full planning permission for a fisherman's log cabin was granted by East Riding of Yorkshire Council on the 22nd June 2012.

The cabin has the benefit of mains electricity, water and a collection unit that pumps waste to a separate septic tank on the adjoining property.

The Business
Lake 3 is currently operated as part of Emmotland Ponds Fishery. The apportioned turnover is approximately £35,000 with minimal outgoings.

Agents' Notes
Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold subject to vacant possession.

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
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.


  • Lake extending to 1.5 acres
  • Site extending to approximately 2.9 acres
  • Well stocked lake with specimen carp and catfish
  • Fisherman's Lodge - non-residential
  • Fenn Wright acted on behalf of the owners in the sale of a mature specimen fishing lake with lakeside cabin suitable for a modest lifestyle business or private use.


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