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Fishing Properties

While away a lazy sunny afternoon on your own private lake tucked away in the French countryside waiting for that elusive carp or pike to take the bait before retiring to your secluded lakeside cottage to watch a golden sunset whilst enjoying a chilled local beer; enjoy the thrill and challenge of salmon fishing in your own exclusive stretch of chalk stream in the South of England or revel in the wild splendour of the Scottish Highlands and fish for salmon or trout on the your own stretch of the famous River Spey or Tweed before relaxing on the terrace of your magnificent Georgian house where lush green lawns sweep down to sparkling silver blue water set against a backdrop of green and purple hills. Mostly located in remote and country locations with accommodation ranging from simple cottages to stately country house, there are fishing properties in England, Scotland and throughout Europe – particularly in France– all presenting an ideal investment opportunity for investors wanting something that little bit different.

Fishing is one of those activities that never goes out of fashion, appealing to all ages and all types of people. Whether you are looking to buy a fishing property for you and your family to live the dream of owning your very own stretch of river or lake or buying a fishing property with an established fishing business to enter the lucrative fishing holiday market, fishing properties come in all shapes and sizes and depending on your budget and taste will enable you to indulge your passion for this very popular sport.

In England the most prized fishing properties are those located in the South on the magnificent chalk streams of the River Itchen or Test where a healthy demand from investors and fishing enthusiasts continues to drive up prices for those fishing properties at the top end of the market; expect to pay at least £1million for a spacious property with land and fishing rights with Georgian or Queen Anne period properties easily reaching over £3 million.

North of the border in Scotland, the demand for gold standard fishing properties is also equally high; an eight-bedroom Georgian house with a three-quarters-of-a-mile beat on the River Spey or River Tweed would command a premium price of at around £1 – 2m as would a similar-sized house on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire and this is often met because of the oil money coming out of Aberdeen itself. Large estates with fishing rights and extensive land are also available with prices starting at around £5-6m and often going as high as £10-12m. Prices are somewhat lower for fishing properties on the more obscure and less accessible rivers in the Highlands where there are opportunities to buy fishing properties and rent them out as holiday homes to take advantage of the increasing and very lucrative market for fishing holidays.

Demand for fishing properties in France is very healthy driven by anglers looking to indulge their passion for carp fishing in France. France is a land of lakes and carp lakes can be found all over the country particularly in Limousin - known as the ‘Lakeland of France’ – which is a rich hunting ground for fishing properties, the Loire Valley and in the popular areas of the South such as Aquitaine and Languedoc-Roussillon.

In Limousin and the Loire Valley, fishing properties range from simple lakeside wooden cabins which are often very basic with no mainline electricity, gas or water, to small cottages with basic accommodation using water pumped from the lake and a generator for electricity to the top end of the market which offers spacious and comfortable country houses with wooden floors and beams. Prices reflect the wide range of fishing properties available, starting at around €30,000 for the smaller and simpler properties and increasing to around €700 - €1m for the larger country houses.

Aquitaine also has a healthy supply of fishing properties with the most prized providing fishing rights on the banks of the Dordogne and Garonne rivers. Prices for a stone farmhouse or village house start at around €120,000 and can increase to over €1m for large chateaux and manor houses set in their own private grounds. If building and renovating is more your style then there are also opportunities to buy plots of land complete with lakes and planning permission to built your own dream fishing property.

Fishing properties in the South in areas such as Languedoc-Roussillon and the Côte d’Azur are more expensive. Country houses and villas with mature gardens and access to their own stretch of river or carp stocked lakes begin at around €200,000 and at the top end of the market there are special fishing properties such as former abbeys and water mills which have been beautifully renovated to provide luxurious accommodation and landscaped grounds.

Fishing properties can be found in some of the most remote and beautiful parts of England, Scotland and France. Whether a simple stone cottage on the shores of a tranquil carp lake or a Georgian country manor house with a salmon and trout river rushing through its lush green grounds, fishing properties are becoming increasingly popular as an investment both as a residence and also as holiday rental accommodation, providing fishing enthusiasts with a golden opportunity to indulge their passion for this every popular sport.

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7 bedroom French chateau for sale, Marciac, Gers, Gascony

7 bedroom French chateau for sale, Marciac, Gers, Gascony
820,000 EUR

7 bedroom French chateau for sale, Marciac, Gers, Gascony

With a total spacious living area of 466m2, this enchanting 7 bedroom boutique chateau, plus a private lodge and swimming pool, is ideally set on a plateau overlooking Marciac lake and the rolling Gas...

REF: 226954
  • Floor Size: 466 square metres
  • Plot Size: 7,118 square metres (0.71 hectares / 1.76 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 7
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7 bedroom castle for sale, Le Broc, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d'Azur French Riviera

7 bedroom castle for sale, Le Broc, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d
6,900,000 EUR

7 bedroom castle for sale, Le Broc, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d'Azur French Riviera

Exceptional 7 bedroom 17th Century stone built castle, with a total spacious living area of 567m2, ideally set right in the heart of a green park of almost 70 hectares and just 30 minutes from the Nic...

REF: 226930
  • Floor Size: 567 square metres
  • Plot Size: 690,000 square metres (69.00 hectares / 170.51 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 7
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5 bedroom house for sale, Le Bugue, Bergerac, Dordogne, Aquitaine

5 bedroom house for sale, Le Bugue, Bergerac, Dordogne, Aquitaine
599,000 EUR

5 bedroom house for sale, Le Bugue, Bergerac, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Full of character and charm, this impressive 5 bedroom stone built property, with a total spacious living area of 233m2, includes the main house with 3 apartments and an independent guest house, all o...

REF: 226879
  • Floor Size: 233 square metres
  • Plot Size: 11,831 square metres (1.18 hectares / 2.92 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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7 bedroom house for sale, Verteillac, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert

7 bedroom house for sale, Verteillac, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert
449,000 EUR

7 bedroom house for sale, Verteillac, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert

Beautifully and totally renovated 7 bedroom house, with a total spacious living area of 392m, set within a large plot of 14,417m2 with a swimming pool, ideally located in a quiet setting yet close to ...

REF: 226768
  • Floor Size: 392 square metres
  • Plot Size: 14,417 square metres (1.44 hectares / 3.56 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 7
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13 bedroom mill for sale, Jonzac, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

13 bedroom mill for sale, Jonzac, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes
1,417,500 EUR

13 bedroom mill for sale, Jonzac, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes

Beautifully and totally renovated mill, which has been completely refurbished by professionals, ideally located in a quiet setting in Jonzac and just a 30 minute drive from Cognac. With a tota...

REF: 226767
  • Floor Size: 588 square metres
  • Plot Size: 15,878 square metres (1.59 hectares / 3.92 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 13
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4 bedroom house for sale, Cordes sur Ciel, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

4 bedroom house for sale, Cordes sur Ciel, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees
485,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Cordes sur Ciel, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

Beautifully refurbished 4 bedroom stone built house, with a total living area of 190m2, set within a large plot of 50,000m2 with 2 shaded terraces on each side of the house with lovely sunrise and sun...

REF: 226729
  • Floor Size: 190 square metres
  • Plot Size: 50,000 square metres (5.00 hectares / 12.36 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Puntiro, Central Mallorca, Mallorca

5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Puntiro, Central Mallorca, Mallorca
1,325,000 EUR

5 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Puntiro, Central Mallorca, Mallorca

Grand, spacious and elegant 5 bedroom Mediterranean-style villa, with a total beautifully presented living area of 765m2, with the added bonus of having a holiday-rental licence, ideally situated with...

REF: 226724
  • Floor Size: 765 square metres
  • Plot Size: 8,016 square metres (0.80 hectares / 1.98 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Sala Comacina, Como, Lake Como

5 bedroom villa for sale, Sala Comacina, Como, Lake Como
4,500,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Sala Comacina, Como, Lake Como

Simply stunning 5 bedroom villa, with a magnificent total living area of 540m2, set within an elevated plot of 1,000m2 with a swimming pool, situated in a quiet area in Sala Comacina and with stunning...

REF: 226702
  • Floor Size: 540 square metres
  • Plot Size: 14,000 square metres (1.40 hectares / 3.46 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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2 bedroom apartment for sale, La Quinta Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

2 bedroom apartment for sale, La Quinta Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia
560,000 EUR

2 bedroom apartment for sale, La Quinta Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

Immaculate, modern and spacious 2 bedroom ground floor apartment, with a total living area of 256m2, plus a private garden of 199m2 and lovely views towards the coast, Africa, Gibraltar and the mounta...

REF: 226691
  • Floor Size: 256 square metres
  • Plot Size: 199 square metres (0.02 hectares / 0.05 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 2
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9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon

9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon
1,690,000 EUR

9 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Carcassonne, Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon

Charming 17th Century farmhouse and gites, ideally situated in a dominant position within a large plot of 720,000m2, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with landscaped gardens, fruit trees, o...

REF: 226644
  • Floor Size: 544 square metres
  • Plot Size: 720,000 square metres (72.00 hectares / 177.92 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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