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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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5 bedroom house for sale, Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

5 bedroom house for sale, Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine
1,312,500 EUR

5 bedroom house for sale, Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Unique opportunity to acquire a charming 5 bedroom stone farmhouse full of rustic charm, set in more than 58 hectares of land with a lake, located in a village near to all amenities. The proper...

REF: 220303
  • Floor Size: 205 square metres
  • Plot Size: 581,217 square metres (58.12 hectares / 143.62 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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8 bedroom mill for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

8 bedroom mill for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine
795,000 EUR

8 bedroom mill for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Beautifully restored 8 bedroom stone built 17th Century mill set in 3 hectares of land, ideally situated alongside river Couze, in a quiet setting close to Beaumont-du-Perigord. Located in a ...

REF: 220285
  • Floor Size: 338 square metres
  • Plot Size: 30,000 square metres (3.00 hectares / 7.41 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 8
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11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine
2,950,000 EUR

11 bedroom French chateau for sale, Beaumont du Perigord, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Unique opportunity to acquire a magnificent, renovated 11 bedroom Louis XIVth style chateau built in the late 17th/early 18th century, set in 190 hectares of land in a peaceful area in the Dordogne.

REF: 220265
  • Floor Size: 1,000 square metres
  • Plot Size: 190,000 square metres (19.00 hectares / 46.95 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 11
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1 bedroom penthouse for sale, Colonno, Como, Lake Como

1 bedroom penthouse for sale, Colonno, Como, Lake Como
475,000 EUR

1 bedroom penthouse for sale, Colonno, Como, Lake Como

A stylish and elegant penthouse apartment with spacious terrace on the top floor of a desirable residence in Colonno, in a quiet and private situation with spectacular lake views. In a reside...

REF: 220215
  • Floor Size: 70 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 1
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3 bedroom villa for sale, Costa Del Sol, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

3 bedroom villa for sale, Costa Del Sol, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia
1,650,000 EUR

3 bedroom villa for sale, Costa Del Sol, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

Contemporary and spacious newly built 3 bedroom villa, ideally situated in an exclusive residential golfing complex in Benahavis, which is set within a privileged natural enclave of more than 123,000m...

REF: 220190
  • Floor Size: 205 square metres
  • Plot Size: 819 square metres (0.08 hectares / 0.20 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 3
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Capanes Del Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

4 bedroom villa for sale, Capanes Del Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia
2,590,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Capanes Del Golf, Benahavis, Malaga Costa del Sol, Andalucia

Superb state-of-art villa with 4 bedrooms, providing not just a luxury home, but a statement of modernity and stress-free living. With over 500m2 of living space, there are fantastic views and...

REF: 220172
  • Floor Size: 510 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,339 square metres (0.13 hectares / 0.33 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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5 bedroom house for sale, Cologny, Geneva

5 bedroom house for sale, Cologny, Geneva
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5 bedroom house for sale, Cologny, Geneva

Enjoying breathtaking views over the lake is this superb 4 storey, 5 bedroom villa located in Cologny. This stylish property offers 500 m2 of living space on 4 levels with a lift. Sp...

REF: 220170
  • Floor Size: 500 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 5
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Cabris, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d'Azur French Riviera

4 bedroom villa for sale, Cabris, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d
750,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Cabris, Alpes-Maritimes, Cote d'Azur French Riviera

Ideally located in a quiet setting yet just 400m from the charming village of Cabris, this beautiful 5 bedroom is set within a large elevated plot of 1,140m2 with magnificent views towards the sea and...

REF: 220036
  • Floor Size: 135 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,140 square metres (0.11 hectares / 0.28 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees
604,200 EUR

6 bedroom house for sale, Montaigu de Quercy, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees

Exceptional value for money, these 2 spacious stone built homes, with a combined total living area of 375m2, are set within a large mature plot of 10,676m2 with 2 salt water pools and an additional la...

REF: 220013
  • Floor Size: 375 square metres
  • Plot Size: 10,676 square metres (1.07 hectares / 2.64 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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6 bedroom villa for sale, Veyrier du Lac, Haute-Savoie, Lake Annecy

6 bedroom villa for sale, Veyrier du Lac, Haute-Savoie, Lake Annecy
7,400,000 EUR

6 bedroom villa for sale, Veyrier du Lac, Haute-Savoie, Lake Annecy

Exceptional 6 bedroom waterfront villa with infinity pool, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Annecy, located in a very quiet desirable area. This prestigious property of around 400 ...

REF: 219971
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 2,500 square metres (0.25 hectares / 0.62 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 6
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