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Sale of Bulbury Woods Golf Club

11.00am 22nd August 2001 - Property

Humberts Leisure, the golf and leisure business specialists, are pleased to confirm the sale of Bulbury Woods Golf Club near Poole, to Burry & Knight Ltd. No details of the sale price are being made available.

Bulbury Woods Golf Club is a freehold 18 hole proprietary golf club located at Lytchett Matravers near Poole. The facilities comprise a 6,264 yard golf course with practice facilities and a substantial clubhouse. The business was offered for sale to enable the vendor to concentrate on his other business ventures.

This acquisition swells the Burry & Knight golf course portfolio to three courses, joining Crane Valley Golf Club at Verwood, Dorset and Hurtmore Golf Club near Godalming in Surrey. Burry & Knight is associated with Hoburne Ltd whose main business is the operation of holiday parks.

Ben Allen BSc (Hons) MRICS, head of Humbert Leisure’s golf agency team, handled the marketing of Bulbury Woods Golf Club. He said ‘We were instructed to find a purchaser for the club on a strictly confidential basis. Our detailed knowledge of the market enabled us to achieve this objective without detriment to the business. Our last three sales have all be undertaken on this basis, proving that confidential marketing can be highly effective if deemed appropriate by the client’.

Humberts Leisure

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