Houses with fishing rights

From a contemporary property with a private shorefront on Lough Derg in County Clare, Ireland, to an 18th-century mill house on the River Avon, Wiltshire.


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Bunglasha Lodge, Oggonelloe, County Clare, Ireland. This contemporary house has a private shorefront on Lough Derg with a dock overlooking Holy Island. It has a double-height entrance hall, French windows leading onto a patio, and three stone cottages in the grounds with planning permission to be turned into holiday homes. 8 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, 7.75 acres. €1.5m Christie's International Real Estate +353 1 237 6402.


Derwent Lodge, Shortley Bridge, County Durham. An 1860s property in a conservation area with woodland access to theRiver Derwent, over whichit has fishing rights. The house has large sash windows,period fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 2 baths,5 receps, games room,2-bed annexe, stables, courtyard, garage, gardens, 7.6 acres. £1.5m Strutt & Parker 01670-516123.


Lancych Mansion, Boncath, Pembrokeshire. A Grade II-listed, 1820s Gothic mansion in a private valley intersected by the River Cych, with fishing rights on a trout stream that connects to the Teifi, which is famous for its salmon and trout. It has flagstone floors, period fireplaces, shutteredbay windows, Gothic arched doors and a newly fitted kitchen.7 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, library, kitchen, 2-bed flat, gardens, woodland, pasture, 59 acres. £1.25m Fine & Country 01834-862138.

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Littlecott Mill, Enford, Wiltshire. A renovated 18th-century mill house overlooking water meadows with double- and single-bank fishing rights on the River Avon. It has exposed beams, open fireplaces and a bespoke kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds,4 baths, 2 receps, 2-bed cottage, gardens,1.9 acres. £1.95m Savills 01722-426880.


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Lower Chilland House, Martyr Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire. A renovated, Grade II-listed, 18th-century house with a mill leet running through the grounds and425 yards of double-bank fishing on the River Itchen, which is a premier chalk stream for fly fishing. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, mill house with a kitchen, gym and office, pool house with a cinema, estate office, kennels, greenhouse, swimming pool, tennis court, 5.5 acres. £7.5m Savills 01962-840081.


Lower Willsworthy House, Peter Tavy, Tavistock, Devon. A house in an elevated position in Dartmoor National Park with 0.75 miles of single-bank fishing rights on the River Tavy. It has a wood-burning stoveand a large kitchen with an Aga.4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, office, 3-bed holiday cottage, stables, indoor riding arena, outdoor jump paddock, rifle range, kennels, gardens, 37.3 acres. £1.7m Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.


Snails Place, Yoxall, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century cottage with later additions set in gardens bordered by the River Swarborne, over which it has fishing rights.

4 beds, 2 baths,3 receps, a 1-bedannexe and 2.5 acres. £925,000 Knight Frank 0121-233 6400.


Bridge House, Ashford Bowdler, Ludlow, Shropshire. This converted 16th-century farmhouse overlooks Ashford Weir.A further 4.8 acres with fishing rights on the River Teme are available separately for £75,000. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, 1-bed annexe, conservatory, 2.8 acres. £750,000 Fine & Country 01584-872153.