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Best Carp Fishing Businesses for Sale in France - 2017

A selection of six of the best carp fishing lakes in France on the market in 2017

A combination of business and pleasure

Fishing is one of those activities that never goes out of fashion. It appeals to all ages and all types of people, and there will always be a market for fishing holidays, especially in France (Fishing in France) where the weather, the scenery and the passion for the sport (Sport in France) is second to none. What better way, then, to indulge your passion for France and for fishing than to buy a carp fishing business that comes complete with a lovely house and an established income to get you going?

Carp lakes for sale in France

France is a land of lakes, and carp lakes can be found all over the country. The Limousin (Limousin Property Guide) is always a rich hunting ground for fishing properties (French Properties with Lakes), as it is rightly known as the "Lakeland of France", but wherever you want to be, chances are you will find a superb carp lake!

Six of the best businesses for sale in France

Below are some of the best carp fishing businesses to be offered for sale in 2017. Most of these properties come with not only a lake, stocked with carp and an established income already in place, but also with a main house and extra accommodation for holidaymakers.


12 acre lake set in approx 48 acres meadow  with B & B. business,

12 acre lake set in approx 48 acres meadow with B & B. business,

430,000 Euros

Burgundy, between Moulins and Nevers, fabulous property comprising 19hectares (approx 48 acres) of meadow with a 5 hectare (approx. 12 acres) lake, fed by a river, 2 streams and several springs, with great potential for a fishing business, and a recently beautifully renovated house with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, currently run as a successful Bed & Breakfast business with a potential turnover of around 4,000€ per month. Ideal also for horses, with enormous modern barn for boxes and indoor ring

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Idyllic Gîte Business With Fishing Lake And Heated Pool In 3.3 Hectares

Idyllic Gîte Business With Fishing Lake And Heated Pool In 3.3 Hectares

481,500 Euros

This stunningly located, well established gite business has just come onto the market and is an opportunity not to be missed, providing you with an idyllic place to live whilst earning an income. It is located just 1km (15mins walk) from the local village of Le Sourn with all amenities yet is just a short drive to the medieval town of Pontivy.

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16 hectare lake and house
Centre Val de Loire

16 hectare lake and house

450,000 Euros

Situated about 5 hours drive from Dieppe, on the edge of a tiny village in the heart of the Centre Val de Loire region this property is just waiting for the right person to realise their full potential.

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Magnificent Estate with 5 gites

Magnificent Estate with 5 gites

1,490,000 Euros

An unusual opportunity to purchase a magnificent listed estate currently in use as a thriving B B business. The property, on 13.26 Hectares (32 Acres), includes a lovely manor house with important original elements, 5 fully equipped guest cottages (kitchen, living room, laundry room, garden or terrace, etc.), 2 heated swimming pools, 2 fishing lakes, a spa house, barns, a fishing cottage, BBQ and play areas, extensive park, river frontage, a waterfall and a private island.

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PRICE JUST REDUCED... Well Established Large Carp Fishery

PRICE JUST REDUCED... Well Established Large Carp Fishery

Price available on request

Up-and-running, well-established large carp fishery business (running for 8 years) with a very regular clientele (around 85% is repeat business). 11 hectares of forest & a 12-acre fishing lake with 1.25-acre stock pond. The main lake: 200 mirrors & common carp to 70lb. The stock pond: 40 carp up to about 27lb/30lb. Depths 5 ft - 18 ft. Fisherman's Lodge comprising kitchen/dining/lounge area + bedroom or storage room. Attached shower room, wc, laundry facilities, garage & another storage room.

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5 acre carp fishing lake and 3-bedroom house


5 acre carp fishing lake and 3-bedroom house

Price available on request

Quiet and entirely fenced 10 acre site 3.5hrs from Calais this property will delight lovers of carp fishing. Walk in, turn on the water and electricity and start generating income!

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Additional articles which may be of interest:

The Best Lakes for Sale in France
Best Businesses for Sale in France
Buying a Business in France
Leisure Lakes of the Languedoc - Perfect Property Location?
Life in France

About the author

Joanna Simm moved to the Languedoc area of south-west France in October 2004 having found her property through French Property Links.

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