Lodge & Salmon Fishing For Sale

Sep 21, 2022 | Blog, Featured

Riverside Lodge and The Upper Drum and Lower Durris Salmon Fishings, River Dee, Aberdeenshire

Banchory 8 miles, Aberdeen 12 miles, Aberdeen airport 18 miles, Edinburgh 115 miles, Glasgow 147 miles

A comfortably appointed and privately situated residential lodge overlooking the River Dee with approximately 1,917 square feet of internal accommodation including 2 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

Useful outbuildings including garage and general store/rod room.

About 1.3 miles of double and 0.3 mile of single (right) bank salmon and sea trout fishings on one of the most historically productive beats of salmon fishing on the River Dee with 11 named pools.

A beautifully maintained and historically productive beat (10-year average of 258 salmon/grilse and 65 sea trout to 1999) which has been lightly fished in recent years (10-year average of 76 salmon/grilse and 14 sea trout to 2021).

Fishing for up to 6 rods with notably easy wading throughout (the beat is affectionately known as the ‘carpet slipper’ beat).

Excellent vehicular and pedestrian access, two well-equipped fishing huts plus associated stores and a boat to enable easy access to either bank.

Full-time and highly regarded ghillie with a combination of excellent experience of the beat and enthusiastic vision for its future.

Ownership of the riverbanks and alveus (river bed) on both banks including well-managed stands of mixed-species woodland with possibilities for the development of leisure facilities including cabins, chalets, glamping pods or similar subject to the necessary consents.

Access for kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, rafting and wild swimming.

Extensive wildlife and natural capital including otters, ospreys, kingfishers, wagtails, dippers and a host of other native species of flora and fauna.

About 87 acres in total.

For sale as a whole.

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