A rare opportunity to purchase a delightful and well-established fishery in Stourbridge is being brought to the market by specialist property adviser Christie + Co.
Wassell Grove Fisheries is tucked away in a tranquil beauty spot on the outskirts of Hagley village, approximately five miles from junction 3 of the M5.
The fishery covers around 7.5 acres and consists of three well-stocked pools, providing roach, tench, perch, bream, carp and chub.
All the pools are popular for both pleasure and match fishing, with the current record weight for the site being 175lb. The entire site extends to 20 acres and features a small waterfall and stream in a wildlife-rich wood thought to be 1,000 years old.
Its magnificent views over the Clent hills and impressive array of rare flowers and birds make it a very popular venue for walkers and nature enthusiasts.
The Match Pool is the largest at 3.5 acres and holds 53 well-spaced pegs. It also incorporates plenty of features including two islands. The Brook Pool, 26 pegs, and The Specimen Pool, 15 pegs, both extend to two acres each.
The Specimen Pool has produced carp of up to nearly 30lb. The site also features a warm and welcoming cafe which serves a selection of sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, confectionary and the popular full English breakfast.
The business has seen vast improvements under the ownership of Carl and Jill Miller. Since 2008, they have extensively re-landscaped the pool surroundings, introduced a shop and updated the cafe menu.
Tim Bloomer of Christie + Co, who is handling the sale, believes turnover could be increased further by offering night fishing and fishing competitions. After some considerable time, the owners now have planning permission for a managers’ flat and a static home on site.
He says: “This is a beautiful and rare freehold fishery site in the West Midlands. It has been kept to the highest of standards and really must be seen in person to do it justice.
If you are looking for a steady business with the opportunity for growth, positioned with gorgeous surroundings, then look no further.” Christie + Co is inviting offers for the freehold firstname.lastname@example.org