About this property
Lemington Lakes is an exclusive fishery and holiday complex offering a variety of accommodation to both anglers and non-anglers. The holiday accommodation comprises two self-contained chalets, bed and breakfast accommodation, nine hardstand caravan and motorhome pitches with electric hook ups and five Caravan and Motorhome Club grass pitches with access to showers and toilets.
The surroundings are beautiful and peaceful extending to 60 acres of well-managed lakes comprising five lakes and 16 smaller ponds, totalling approximately 18 acres of water and areas of woodland, home to deer, owls and birds of prey.
The location is perfect for exploring the many attractions of the North Cotswolds. The general area is ideal for keen walkers who can explore the countryside via a fantastic network of footpaths.
The principal house was constructed in 2003 and is beautifully situated with views across the lakes. The property is detached and built of Cotswold stone with very well-presented accommodation set out over two floors. On the ground floor are three excellent reception rooms, study, a beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room and utility. There are two double bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which is en suite, and a shower room. On the first floor are three further bedrooms all of which are en suite.
Outside there is a large garden laid to mature lawn. There is ample parking to the front of the property as well as a three bay garage. A detached barn/machinery store provides vital space for the business.
The house is subject to an Agricultural Tie. The wording is as follows:
Occupation of the dwelling hereby approved shall be limited to a person solely or mainly employed, or last employed, in connection with the Lemington Lakes Fishery, or a dependant of such a person residing with him or her, or a widow or widower of such a person.
The shop and cafeteria are contained within a detached building. The kitchen is well laid out to cope with demand from holiday makers. A paved terrace provides further seating for diners, weather permitting.
To the rear of the building are two self-contained chalets, both with open plan sitting room/kitchen, two bedrooms and a wet room.
- Shipston-on-Stour miles 4 miles, Stratford-upon-Avon 7 miles , Birmingham International Airport 33 miles, Warwick Parkway 19 miles (mainline trains to London/Paddington from 90 minutes) (all times and distances are approximate).
- Lemington Lakes is situated about two miles from the picturesque and historic market town of Moreton-in-Marsh in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Moreton-in-Marsh provides shops and amenities for everyday needs including GP Surgeries, hospital, dentist, bank, restaurants, public houses, a range of shops, supermarkets and popular Tuesday market. Moreton-in-Marsh has a mainline rail station serving London/Paddington (from 90 minutes). The Kitebrook Preparatory School for 3-13 year-olds is within six miles. The award-winning Daylesford Farm Shop is about eight miles away and Soho Farmhouse Members’ Club is about 18 miles.
- The important surrounding centres of Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham are all within reasonable distance and provide further cultural and recreational facilities, together with excellent independent and state schools.
- For those interested in country pursuits the general area provides excellent riding and walking within countryside designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.There are excellent sporting opportunities in the region, including golf at nearby Broadway with further courses at Naunton Downs, Stratford-upon-Avon and Lyneham. National Hunt Racing at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick and polo at Cirencester. Other sporting venues include Premiership Rugby at Worcester and Gloucester and County Cricket at Worcester.
- The Cotswolds’ year is packed with events ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival and the Big Feastival, as well as a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.
- Lemington Lakes benefits from outine planning permission for eight lakeside holiday lodges (reference 20/03636/OUT).
- Cotswold District Council. Tel: 01285 623000.
- The main house is Band F. Business Rates. Rateable value is £14,750 and subject to Small Business Relief.
- In so far as they are owned the sporting, timber and mineral rights are included in the sale of the property. The property enjoys sporting rights over a field that adjoins the property.
- The Vendor wishes to retain a right of holdover on the existing growing fishing stocks until completion.
- Freehold with vacant possession subject to holdover.
- Access is direct from a council road.
- Mains water supply. The Lakes are fed by a private spring situated on a high point adjacent to Monks Pool which is gravity fed to the network of lakes and pools. Mains electric, understood to be 3phase with separate single phase to the house. Private drainage. Sealed tank for the caravan park. Renewables. 30 Kw ground mounted solar array. The Vendors will make best endeavours to transfer the current agreement to the Purchasers. (Savills have not tested any service, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.)
- Any guide prices quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT. In the event of a sale of the property or any part of it, or any right attached to it becoming a chargeable event for purposes of VAT, such tax would be payable in addition to the purchase price.
- Those items mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the freehold sale. All other fixtures, fittings and other furnishings are expressly excluded. It should be noted by the buyers that the following items are reserved to the Vendor: 1. All machinery and equipment relating to the fishery 2. All shop stock. 3. All cafeteria kitchen equipment.
- Designations: It should be noted that whilst close to the border Lemington Lakes is not located in Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
- Health and Safety: Given the potential hazards of a working fishery, we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible when visiting the fishery for your own personal safety. In particular please be very aware of the risks of open water and if accompanied by children take particular care and have them within line of sight at all times.
- All plans and road maps will appear in a frame with the OS copyright number and NOT TO SCALE unless alternative instructions are given in the plans section at the front of this document. Promap and other frames will be removed.
- Disputes: Any disputes arising as to the boundaries or any point arising in the General Remarks or particulars, schedule, plan or interpretation of any questions, shall be referred to the Arbitration of the selling agents whose decision acting as experts shall be final. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the Vendor nor the Vendor’s agent will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.
- Viewing strictly by appointment with Savills. Prior to making an appointment to view, we strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property, in order that you do not make a wasted journey.
- Directions: From Moreton-in-Marsh take the A429 Fosse Way in a northerly direction. Just as you leave Moreton-in-Marsh turn right signposted Todenham onto Todenham Road. Continue for about 1.33 miles. The entrance to Lemington Lakes will be found on the left.
- EPC Rating: C
- Tenure: Freehold
- Council Tax Band: F