A unique opportunity to acquire a detached bungalow in spacious grounds, therewith ‘Spion Kop Fisheries’, an adjoining fully established fishing facility with ninety pegs, collectively extending in total to 13.22 acres (5.35ha).
Offered on the open market for the first time in over fifty years, Mosscar Bungalow and Spion Kop Fisheries offers a rare and unique opportunity to acquire a three bedroomed residential detached bungalow and a fully established fishery with four lakes providing for ninety pegs in total and in addition two stock ponds. Originally open marsh fields; the grounds were excavated in the early 1970’s to create ‘Spion Kop Fisheries’ which we understand to be one of the first fisheries to operate in Nottinghamshire.
The property is located on the edge of Warsop, a civil parish situated on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest. The property is situated just off the A60 and occupies a delightful private setting with the benefit of separate access to the Fisheries. The property is located 14.7 miles east of Chesterfield, 10.0 miles south of Worksop and 3.7 miles north of Mansfield. Mansfield is a popular market town in Nottinghamshire with many amenities including a hospital, railway station, post office, supermarkets, retail park and fitness centre. The local Meden School in Warsop rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED in 2017.
The property, extending in total to 13.22 acres (5.35 ha), comprises a detached three bedroomed bungalow with detached double garage that is set within spacious grounds as well as the adjoining ‘Spion Kop Fisheries’; a ninety peg fishing facility with benefit of separate gated access. The fishery extends to four lakes including a match lake and in addition two stock ponds. Vehicular access is provided to each peg via a hardstanding track around each lake. The property is well situated in a private setting with spacious grounds including an adjoining large grassed area bounded to the north and east by way of mature conifers. This space offers potential for future development subject to the necessary consents.
The property comprises a brick built detached three bedroomed bungalow with detached double garage, set within spacious grounds including a large paved driveway with parking for in excess of five vehicles. The bungalow has internal accommodation which can be described as follows:
24' 9'' x 8' 6'' (7.54m x 2.58m)
A spacious entrance hall which joins the principal rooms within the property, accessed through the front door.
25' 6'' x 12' 9'' (7.78m x 3.88m)
A spacious open plan kitchen / dining area with fitted kitchen units and fan oven, integrated under counter fridge, radiator and plumbing for a dishwasher. The dining area benefits from triple aspect windows across the patio and garden to the rear of the property. French style doors lead from the kitchen diner to the patio at the rear.
19' 10'' x 15' 0'' (6.04m x 4.57m)
A delightful sitting room with patio doors opening on to the patio providing views to the rear of the property. With a gas feature fire place with brick surround.
13' 7'' x 12' 10'' (4.13m x 3.90m)
Double bedroom with a radiator, mirrored fitted wardrobe and bay window which looks across the garden at the rear of the property. In addition is an En-suite (2.76m x 1.94m) consisting of a toilet, sink and shower.
15' 1'' x 12' 11'' (4.60m x 3.93m)
Double bedroom with a radiator, fitted wardrobe and bay window overlooking the front of the property.
14' 10'' x 12' 10'' (4.52m x 3.92m)
Double bedroom with a radiator, fitted wardrobe and window with views of the front of the property.
9' 1'' x 8' 5'' (2.78m x 2.56m)
Bathroom with suite including a toilet, sink and bath with tiled walls and floor.
11' 5'' x 5' 3'' (3.48m x 1.60m)
With plumbing for a washing machine, sink and fitted cupboards as well as space for a fridge-freezer.
Externally, the property benefits from a private outdoor patio area and lawned garden bound by hedgerows which have an abundance of wildlife, as well as an adjoining large grassed paddock to the north bounded by way of mature conifers which presents the potential for future development subject to obtaining the necessary consents. There is also spacious parking for in excess of five vehicles.
Council Tax and EPC
We understand that Mosscar Bungalow falls within Manfield District Council Tax Bands ‘E’ and has an energy performance rating of ‘C’.
Spion Kop Fisheries
Situated adjoining Mosscar Bungalow, Spion Kop Fisheries is an attractive business and leisure opportunity. The fishery comprises a ninety peg fishing facility with benefit of four lakes including a match lake and two stock ponds. All lakes have easy peg side parking, gravel compacted edging for easy access and stability for driving safely around all lakes, and all pegs have been renovated within the last 3-4 years.
The facility can be accessed both via Mosscar Bungalow, and via a separate vehicular access for use by patrons of the facility. Therein, each peg can be accessed by way of a gravelled vehicular track around each lake perimeter. The property also benefits from a delightful peaceful setting within the grounds with the lakes providing a diverse habitat for wildlife.
Spion Kop Fisheries is currently in operation as an established business and provides a rare and unique opportunity to acquire such as a business that is capable of expansion.
Spion Kop Fisheries continued...
Season passes currently retail at £125, with day passes available for £7.50. Associated to the business are portable sanitary facilities, which hired are on a rolling contract however are not included within the sale.
Silverfish Lake (0.64 acres (0.26 ha)):
The Silverfish Lake totals 0.64 acres and comprises 19 fishable pegs. The lake is fed by a natural stream, which runs through the garden of the bungalow.
Heron Lake (0.71 acres (0.29ha))
The Heron Lake totals 0.71 acres and comprises 17 fishable pegs.
Horse Shoe Lake (1.78 acres (0.72 ha))
The Horseshoe Lake totals 1.78 acres and comprises 24 fishable pegs. This lake can be used to host fishing matches.
Osprey (Match) Lake (1.92 acres (0.78ha))
The Osprey Lake comprises 1.92 acres and hosts regular fishing matches. This is the main match lake within the fishery consisting of 30 fishable pegs.
Stock Pond A (0.19 acres (0.08 ha))
Stock pond A totals 0.19 acres. Stock ponds host younger fish after hatching to supplement existing populations.
Stock Pond B (0.05 acres (0.02 ha)):
Stock pond B totals 0.05 acres.
Fish Stock, Fixtures and Fittings:
Current stock includes Carp (F1, mirror, common and crucian), Barbel, Rudd, Bream, Tench, Ide, Gudgeon and Chubb. All fish upon the date of completion in the lakes will be included in the sale. Bagshaws 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. Other fixtures and fittings are only included in the sale if they are expressly referred to in these particulars.
Buildings on site include a static unit which has previously been in use both for storage and supplies and a Nissin hut, again used for storage.
The property has benefit of mains connected gas, water, electricity and drainage.
Tenure and Possession
The property is sold freehold with vacant possession granted upon completion.
Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist, whether or not they are defined in these particulars.
Timber, Mineral and Sporting Rights
Included insofar as they exist.
Fixtures and Fittings
Only those items referred to in the particulars are included in the sale.
Associated to the maintenance of the fisheries, there is various plant and machinery including a Bobcat and ride on mower which are available by way of separate negotiation.
Local Planning Authority
Mansfield District Council, Civic Centre, Chesterfield Road South, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7BH
Strictly by appointment only through the sole agents at the Bakewell office
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty.
Hopkins Solicitors, Eden Court, Crow Hill Drive, Mansfield, NG19 7AF
From the centre of Warsop, head south on Church St towards Carr Lane. Continue on the A60 for approximately 1.0 mile and the property is situated on the right indicated by our ‘For Sale’ board.
Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.
Money Laundering Regulations 2017
Due to recent changes in legislation, all buyers must provide relevant documentation in order to provide proof of their identity and place of residence. The documentation collected will not be disclosed to any other party.
Council Tax and EPC
We understand that Mosscar Bungalow falls within Mansfield District Council Tax Band ‘E’ and has an energy performance rating of ‘C’.
EPCs are used to define the energy efficiency of buildings. The rating is on a scale from A (Most efficient) to G (Least efficient).
They can be very important to any prospective buyer in helping them gauge how much it will cost to heat and light a building.
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