River Derwent Fishing Rights Aston Lane, Oker, Matlock DE4 2JP

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A lovely right bank stretch of the River Derwent offering private trout and grayling fishing. The property is For Sale by auction, held at the Agricultural Business Centre, Agricultural Way, Bakewell DE45 1AH at 3:00pm on the 22nd of November 2021

The stretch of river is located downstream of the village of Oker. The beat is only 1.1 miles from Matlock, 7.3 miles from Bakewell and is within 25 miles of both Derby and Sheffield.
The stretch is located between Darley Bridge and Matlock, close to the settlement of Oker, and is located within grazing and mowing meadows.

The stretch has a varied flow and small island in low water, offering the purchaser fishing to suit their preference.

The river is known for having good fly life with excellent hatches of mayfly, olives and caddis.

The property would be well suited to individuals looking for their own private fishing, or clubs looking to extend their existing offering to members.

The River
A beautiful trout river, the River Derwent rises from the moors above Ladybower and flows for 66 miles before its confluence with the Trent. The Derwent runs through the Peak District National Park, with the limestone rivers, the Wye and Noe being key tributaries.

This sale offers the rare opportunity to acquire an attractive private stretch of the River Derwent that affords good trout and grayling fishing. The beat extends to approximately 180 metres of right bank fishing located in a rural setting, the extent of which is shown edged RED on the plan.

Access and Maintenance:
Access to the property is by way of foot only along a public right of way, as shown by the BROWN line on the attached plan. The property can be accessed at either point A or B.

Method of Sale:
The property is offered by Public Auction at 3.00pm, Monday 22nd November 2021 at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AH.

Fish Stocks:
The stretch primarily holds brown trout and grayling, with some rainbow trout occasionally caught. Barbel, dace and chub may be present but are uncommon.

Whilst the vendor has not stocked this stretch, the river has both wild brown trout and benefits from stocking elsewhere.

Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the quantity, quality and nature of any fish stocks.

Viewing is permitted at during normal daylight hours when in possession of these particulars.

Please do exercise caution when viewing the property. The river is fast flowing and prospective purchasers are encouraged not to go down the riverbank or get too close to the river whilst viewing the property.

When driving along the A6 through Matlock, take Matlock Spa Road. Drive past the Super store and keep right onto Snitterton Road, follow the road through the village of Snitterton. The property can be accessed on your right, approximately 350m north of Snitterton at point B.

All interested parties wishing to view the property are requested to park and walk to the river. The nearest postcode is DE4 2JP. The access to the property is located at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference SK 27956 60810 or what3words///beaks.cubes.redeemed.

Local Authority:
Derbyshire Dales District Council Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN T: 01629 761100

Vendors Solicitors:
Alastair Reid -W02891-0007
BRM solicitors
Steel City House
West Street
South Yorkshire
S1 2GQ

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.

Deposits and Completion
The successful purchaser will be required to pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price upon the fall of the hammer. Please note that proof of identification must also be provided to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations 2003. The signing of the Contract of Sale and 10% deposit is legally binding on both parties and completion will occur within 28 days thereafter, unless stated otherwise at the auction. The sale is subject to a buyer’s fee of £400 + VAT (£480 inc. VAT) payable on the fall of the hammer. Please contact the auctioneers for further details.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the office of the Auctioneers seven days prior to the sale and will not be read at the sale. The Auctioneers and Solicitors will be in the sale room fifteen minutes prior to the commencement of the auction to deal with any matter arising from either the conditions of Sale, the Sales Particulars or relating to the auction generally. At the appointed time the sale will commence and thereafter no further queries will be dealt with and the purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the Conditions of Sale and to have satisfied himself fully upon all matters contained or referred to therein, whether or not the purchaser has read them.