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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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10 bedroom manor house for sale, Lussac les Chateaux, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

10 bedroom manor house for sale, Lussac les Chateaux, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes
1,869,000 EUR

10 bedroom manor house for sale, Lussac les Chateaux, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

Beautiful Manor house in excellent condition with many original features, with its origins dating from the XVIIIth Century, with a vast total living area of 700m2, set within 57 hectares of gardens wi...

REF: 193870
  • Plot Size: 570,000 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 10
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11 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Amelie les Bains, Pyrenees-Orientales, Pyrenees Vallespir

11 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Amelie les Bains, Pyrenees-Orientales, Pyrenees Vallespir
514,100 EUR

11 bedroom farmhouse for sale, Amelie les Bains, Pyrenees-Orientales, Pyrenees Vallespir

Beautifully restored stone built farmhouse with a total of 11 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, located in a truly stunning and picturesque countryside setting alongside a river, in Amelie Les Bains Palalda, ...

REF: 197578
  • Floor Size: 360 square metres
  • Plot Size: 11,300 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 11
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14 bedroom commercial property for sale, Nontron, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert

14 bedroom commercial property for sale, Nontron, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert
505,620 EUR

14 bedroom commercial property for sale, Nontron, Dordogne, Dordogne Perigord Vert

A versatile and income generating property with a complex of 6 gites, set in 3 acres in a riverside setting with a lake and conveniently situated within walking distance to a medieval village. <...

REF: 197338
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 12,649 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 14
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Modernised House with Well Stocked Fishing Lake

Modernised House with Well Stocked Fishing Lake
428,000 EUR

Modernised House with Well Stocked Fishing Lake

Lovely 6 bedroom home which was extensively extended and modernised about 10 years ago, and which now offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for family and guests alike. The current own...

REF: 211000
  • Floor Size: 135 square metres
  • Plot Size: 40,000 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 6
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6 bedroom house for sale, Ceyroux, Creuse, Limousin

6 bedroom house for sale, Ceyroux, Creuse, Limousin
424,000 EUR

6 bedroom house for sale, Ceyroux, Creuse, Limousin

2 completely refurbished stone built houses, which have been beautifully modernised to a very high standard, situated in a simply magnificent area within 25 hectares of land with a beautiful 3 hectare...

REF: 210093
  • Floor Size: 240 square metres
  • Plot Size: 255,351 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 6
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4 bedroom house for sale, Availles, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

4 bedroom house for sale, Availles, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes
344,500 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Availles, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes

Ideal opportunity to purchase a superb 4 bedroom equestrian property with a total living area of 170m2, set within 20 hectares of attached land, located in Availles and situated in the rolling country...

REF: 210090
  • Floor Size: 170 square metres
  • Plot Size: 200,623 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 4
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8 bedroom villa for sale, Bardolino, Verona, Lake Garda

8 bedroom villa for sale, Bardolino, Verona, Lake Garda
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8 bedroom villa for sale, Bardolino, Verona, Lake Garda

This most exclusive estate occupies a waterfront location and comes with its own 150m2 boat mooring, staff accommodation and outbuilding. Given its dominant position on the south eastern shore of Lake...

REF: 196536
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 5,000 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 8
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Luxury Castle - Villa for sale on Lake Maggiore

Luxury Castle - Villa for sale on Lake Maggiore
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Luxury Castle - Villa for sale on Lake Maggiore

This stunning property, near Lake Maggiore, comes with 1,200m2 of luxury interior spaces with 4 bedroom suites, 3 dining room, a huge reception room and a beautiful orangery. The property is pe...

REF: 172591
  • Floor Size: 1,200 square metres
  • Plot Size: 16,000 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 4
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One of many French Chateaux for sale in the Limousin

One of many French Chateaux for sale in the Limousin
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One of many French Chateaux for sale in the Limousin

This chateau was built in 1179 and is one of only 4 castles from that epoque in France with a special history relating to the Crusades and King Richard the Lionheart. It is situated in Limousin reg...

REF: 168254
  • Floor Size: 3,500 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,650,000 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 20
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6 bedroom manor house for sale, Cologny, Geneva

6 bedroom manor house for sale, Cologny, Geneva
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6 bedroom manor house for sale, Cologny, Geneva

Magnificent 1912 manor house with a vast total living area of over 600m2, nestled within a superb park of more than 6,300m2 with century old trees and stunning panoramic views over the lake and the c...

REF: 209482
  • Floor Size: 600 square metres
  • Plot Size: 6,300 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 6
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