Savills, on behalf of a private vendor, has been instructed to sell The Old Nene Golf & Country Club in Bodsey, Ramsey, with a guide price of £1.75 million.
The Old Nene Golf & Country Club is located approximately a mile from the historic market town of Ramsey, on the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens, with good access to the major road network. The current owners acquired the property in 2013 since when they have invested heavily to develop the business into the thriving golf, holiday and function venue that it is today.
Occupying a site extending to approximately 82.84 acres (33.53 hectares), the property comprises a nine hole par 33 golf course constructed in 1992, with each hole having two tee positions so that an 18 hole game can also be played on the course.
There is a purpose built floodlit driving range building providing 12 covered range bays. The central part of this building was historically used as a golf professional’s shop/health & fitness centre and currently houses a treatment room used by a physiotherapist and a Pilates studio.
The modern golf clubhouse was constructed in 2016 and spans approximately 5,600 sq ft. Over two floors the accommodation includes a restaurant, bar/lounge areas, function rooms, a commercial kitchen and male/female changing and WC facilities. There is also a separate office building, greenkeeper’s shed, golf course WC building and storage building.
The property has the added benefit of seven luxury building regulation compliant lodges, comprising a mix of one and two bedroom units. All of the lodges are spacious and open plan in design incorporating a lounge/kitchen area with vaulted ceiling and external decking area, with four of the lodges having outdoor hot tubs on the decking.
Kay Griffiths, Associate Director in the Leisure and Trade Related team at Savills, says: “This is a profitable business with a diverse income stream. The current owners have invested heavily in the property and the business has been expanded into a thriving multipurpose venue which provides a wide range of facilities for golf members, lodge occupants and function guests. There is potential to grow the business further by enhancing the wedding business and, subject to obtaining planning permission, to continue development of the site by increasing the number of holiday lodges.”