Fish Pond Farm,

Owersby Moor, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire LN8 3YN

Guide price  £1,250,000 (Sold Subject to Contract)

  • Bathroom
  • Dining Area
  • Sitting Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen
Sold Subject to Contract


Lincoln 20 miles Market Rasen 4 miles M180 Motorway 15 miles
A stunning residential farm of around 32 Hectares 80 acres at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds which are designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty only 15 miles from the M 180 motorway including a well appointed 3 bedroom family
home with potential to extend, an annex flat, equestrian facilities including 29 stables, two lakes with a specimen carp lake with past catches up to 31 lb, a coarse lake, mature shelterbelts, parkland and woodland, post and rail paddocks, former arable land, buildings and stores and grassland.

The farm offers great potential for a private country home or for the development of fishing, equestrian and other recreational enterprises.

For sale by private treaty. Offers will be considered for parts.


The farm is located on the east side of the A46 Market Rasen to Caistor Road at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds which are designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Market Rasen around 4 miles to the south offers a good range of local facilities and the cathedral city of Lincoln is only 20 miles to the south. The area is well served for secondary education with
Caistor Grammar School and De Aston at Market Rasen. Horse racing is available at Market Rasen and point to pointing at


Entrance and Utility

Stable external door into utility area with a stainless steel sink, work surface, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator and tiled floor. Boiler Room with Sapphire oil fired boiler. WC with wash basin and radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen

Fully fitted kitchen with matching wall and base units twin bowl butler sink, Rangemasterstove with extractor over, integrated
and dishwasher, central island unit, glass wall display cabinet and wine rack unit, radiator and tiled flooring.

Family Area

Family area with double glazed window, overlooking parkland and radiator.

Sitting Room

Sitting room with dual aspect - large double glazed bay window overlooking parkland and French doors to garden, stairs to first floor with under stairs cupboard, brick fireplace with Jutul propane gas stove, radiator,

Dining Area

Dining area with double glazed French doors opening onto terrace and Kitchen, exposed beamwork to ceiling and radiator.


UPVC double glazed with doors opening to garden, tiled floor, two ceiling fans and Mitsubishi electric air conditioning unit.

First Floor Landing

Double glazed casement window, two radiators and loft access.

Bedroom Three

Double glazed wooden window, fitted wardrobes and radiator

Bedroom Two

Double glazed wooden window, pitched ceiling, fitted wardrobe and radiator.


Wooden double glazed window, white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC and wash basin, extractor fan and radiator.

Master Bedroom

Dual aspect with two double glazed windows, radiator, glazed double doors into:

Dressing Room

Double glazed wooden window, range of wardrobes and fitted units.

En-suite Bathroom

Double glazed wooden window, white suite including panelled bath with shower over, WC and bash basin, extractor fan.


To the rear of the house there is a good area of asphalt providing parking for both the annex, stables and the house. At the centre there is a fountain. Adjoining the Conservatory there is an attractive raised terrace enclosed by a low brick wall topped with box planting. The lawn is fringed with attractive mature trees. To the rear of the house adjoining the annex there is a brick store; 2.4 metres x 2.16 metres and gardeners WC


The Annexe building includes a self-contained flat with the following accommodation:@

Ground Floor Office (L-shaped)

Dual aspect with double glazed wooden windows and radiator.

Entrance Hall

Radiator and stairs to first floor.

First Floor Landing

Two double glazed windows and radiator.


Three piece suite including bath with shower fitting, WC and wash basin, fitted cupboard and radiator.


Dual aspect with two double glazed wooden windows, matching wall and base units, stainless steel sink, radiator.


Double glazed wooden window, radiator, fitted cupboard.

Sitting Room

Triple aspect with four double glazed wooden windows, two radiators.


Store Room


Rug Room

With double glazed wooden window, Firebird boiler, radiator and timber shelving.

Washing Area

Stainless steel sink, radiator and double glazed wooden window.


Close to the house there is a timber stable range around a central yard including feed store/tack room, wash room 2 large corner boxes each around 16'8 x 11'7 and 16 boxes each around 11'7 x 11'8.

Close to the specimen lake there is a former agricultural building 22.5m x 11.75m which has been internally divided with stable partitions to create 11 boxes. 4 are approximately 12' x 12 and 7 are approximately 10' x 10'.

There are 7 post and rail paddocks in all around 23 acres and an outdoor riding arena.


The present owners have dredged and stocked both the main lakes and have erected otter fencing to protect stocks. The lakes have only been lightly fished in recent years.

The Specimen lake is stocked with Common Carp and Leather Carp and photographs in the fisherman's hut show catches between 2006 to 2013 of fish weighing 19lb to 31lb. The lake has a water surface area of around 1.8 acres, is fringed with mature trees and has a central island. Currently there are around 13 pegs and a timber fisherman's hut.

The bottom lake is stocked with silver fish and carp and it has a water area of around 2.2 acres and has around 19 pegs. There is a portable WC unit.


2 bay open fronted timber and corrugated iron store - 6.11m x 6.66m
Dutch barn - 18.2m x 9.2m
Aged static caravan
General purpose storage building - 12.2m x 23m
Dutch barn - 22.7m x 12.2m


The land is all laid to grass. The two bottom fields were arable but were grassed in recent years.


The property is freehold and is registered as title number LL208990.


All those items usually regarded as tenants fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.


Basic Payment Entitlements relating to the eligible land will be available to the purchaser after completion at valuation if required.


The sporting rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.


The mines and minerals on most of the farm below 300ft from the surface with ancillary powers of working are reserved to a former owner with provision for compensation in the event of any damage caused thereby. A small area in the north east corner of the farm the mines and minerals are excluded. Further details are available from the agents.


The farm is sold subject to a reservation that if planning consent or General Development Order permitted development rights consent is granted on any part of the property for dwelling(s), residential accommodation, holiday accommodation, lodges or static caravans in the next 25 years, the vendors will be entitled to receive 20% of the increase in value of the property with the benefit of the consent over its existing use value, less the reasonable costs of obtaining the consent.


The vendor may require some rights of holdover.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support,
drainage, water, and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easement and quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.


It is not thought that the sale will attract VAT. However, in the event that any of the property is sold subject to VAT this will be payable in addition to the purchase price.


Please take care when viewing. By the nature of this property please be especially careful to avoid danger and injury especially in respect of the risks of open water presented by the lakes, water courses and ponds.


If you would like to view this property, please contact us to make an appointment.


Tim Atkinson
JHWalter LLP, 1 Mint Lane, Lincoln, LN1 1UD.
Tel: 01522 504304 /

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