Property Summary

Starting Bid £7,500

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

Fishing Rights to the South of, Durham Road

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION • Approximately 416m of single bank fishing on the River Wear • 1.675 Acres (0.68 Hectares) of riverbank • Ideal opportunity for Salmon and Trout fishing • Accessible location

The Area
Wolsingham has a good range of every day facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. The village is home to a primary school providing mixed education for 5 to 11 years of age, whilst Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for 11 to 18 years of age. Both are within short walking distance of the property.

Wolsingham is found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the “Gateway to Weardale”. Surrounding countryside provides the setting for outdoor, leisure and country pursuits and stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, perfect for evening and weekend walks. Whilst retaining its rural aspect access is easily available to the major regional business centres such as Darlington, Durham and Newcastle and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within an hour by car and offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
The property extends to approximately 1.675 Acres (0.68 Hectares) as shown highlighted red on the plan within these particulars. Included within the sale are the rights to single bank fishing along approximately 416m of the River Wear.

The property is located in an accessible position close to the local highway routes and regional centres in the area.

Fishing Rights
The current owner claims that the land shown highlighted red on the plan enclosed within these particulars has the benefit of a right to fish in the River Wear. This claim is supported by a Statutory Declaration dated 4 July 2007. A copy of this Statutory Declaration is available on request.

No fishing records are available as to prevailing fish stocks within the relevant stretch of the river channel.
Tenure & Possession
Possessory title of the land and rights are offered for sale by the modern method of auction freehold with vacant possession upon completion
The property is shown edged red on the plan within these particulars for identification purpose only.
The property has the benefit of pedestrian access only, over a public footpath as shown blue on the enclosed plan.
Rights & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, water, drainage, water courses and other easements quasi or reputed easements and rights of adjoining owners, if any, affecting the same and all existing proposed Wayleaves and all other matters registered by any competent authority subject to statute.

The property is sold subject to such restrictive covenants, rights, stipulations or provisions as may have been imposed and may still be subsisting and may be capable of being enforced.

Further to the above, the property is sold specifically subject to an existing public footpath which runs along the full length of the property.
The land can be viewed at any time without appointment but with the particulars in hand. Please take care while viewing unaccompanied.
This property is for sale by the modern method of auction also known as a “conditional auction”. This process is similar to a normal property purchase but on acceptance of an offer the purchaser will pay a non refundable reservation fee to secure the property. The buyer then has 28 days to exchange contracts and a further 28 days to complete the purchase. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to the modern method of auction, which is operated by George F White in partnership with The Great North Property Auction. Please see the auction section on our website or visit
Important Notice
Every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed.  If there is any point, which is of particular importance  professional verification should be sought.  All dimensions/boundaries are approximate.  The mention of fixtures, fittings &/or appliances does not imply they are in full efficient working order.  Photographs are provided for general information buy you may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website.  These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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