A rare opportunity to own a share in a fly fishing syndicate on the River Test at Timsbury, Hampshire has come up.

A rare opportunity to join a fishing syndicate in a productive chalk stream fishery on the River Test has arisen. The Timsbury Fishery is set between Romsey and Stockbridge in the Test Valley which has been described as “one of the best kept secrets in Hampshire” and is just an hour’s drive from London it is close to Winchester, Salisbury and the New Forest.

The Timsbury Fishery comprises four individual beats providing fishing for two rods of 1.5miles of both River Test and two carrier streams. There is a fishing lodge which has power, water, washing facilities, a kitchen, WC as well as a large patio area.

Each rod fishes one day per fortnight during the season which generally runs from late April until mid October. The fishing is for brown trout using up-stream dry fly and nymph. Any salmon caught must be returned to the water. The fishery is fully keepered and has had the same manager for the last 16 years. The annual management fee is the only one payable by shareholders.

James Millard of Strutt & Parker’s Salisbury offices says “The River Test is regarded by many as the most famous chalk stream in the UK and is also fondly referred to be the home of modern fly-fishing. The chalk water and abundance of weed are ideal for salmon, trout and grayling. The chance to purchase a share on this fine stretch of river is rare.”

The guide price is £30,000 per share. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01722 344 051.

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