Fancy buying a whole reservoir near Kettering?

A reservoir with its own woodland and filter house has gone on sale in a Kettering village.

By Kate Cronin
Friday, 27th September 2019, 11:53 am
The tranquil spot is just four miles from Kettering
The tranquil spot is just four miles from Kettering

The 40-acre Cransley Reservoir and the 75 acres it sits in have gone on sale for a cool £1.7m.The price also includes a three-bedroom converted former filter house that has its own swimming pool and woodland. The vaulted-roof home also boasts impressive countryside views.It is being marketed by Kettering-based Pattison Lane as a business opportunity as a flourishing sailing club and fishing syndicate are both based at the reservoir.

The reservoir has an active sailing club which has its own clubhouse.
The reservoir is accessed via a path along the dam

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The reservoir provided clean water for Kettering and Desborough for 100 years
The refurbished former filter house has its own swimming pool
How about waking up to this every morning?
The water sits in approximately 75 acres of woodland and grassland
There's a fishing syndicate that pays an annual fee to the owner of the reservoir
A weeping willow droops over the edge of the water
The reservoir was constructed in the 1892 to provide water for Kettering and Cransley.
The old filter house was once used to filter water before it was piped to homes. It now has a vaulted roof and a log burning stove.
Don't trip, or else you might find yourself at the bottom of this hill!
Cransley reservoir is a haven for wildlife and boasts a wide selection of natural habitats from forestry areas to marshlands perfect for a diverse mix of trees, flowers, birds, animals and insects.
The reservoir lies to the west of the main residence