An idyllic set of stunning fishing lakes and the surrounding business is up for sale in Witham.

Colemans Cottage Fishery, located just off the A12 in Little Braxted Lane, has been placed on the market for £1.4 million.

The premises includes five lakes, a restaurant and bar seating up to 80 people, and a fishing shop.

The fishery is set in 27.5 acres of land, about the size of 46 football pitches, and was first established in the year 2001.

A spokesman for Fenn Wright estate agents said: "Income is currently generated from the sale of day tickets, match fees, the restaurant, luxury onsite accommodation and rent from the tackle shop.

"The fishery caters for coarse anglers of all ages and abilities with an emphasis on pleasure match fishing.

"The individual lakes can be rented out for a fixed price or £10 per peg for match bookings."

Several "holiday pods" were created for fishermen and tourists in 2017.

The spokesman continued: "There are five mega pods available, with four sleeping up to three people and the fifth pod sleeping up to four people.

"Each pod contains a kitchenette, en-suite shower and toilet with essential items such as TV, kettle, crockery, toaster and fridge. There is also a caravan site located within the grounds."

A three-bed residential property, Colemans Cottage, is also being offered for sale separately.

In May, The Times' reported the business was struggling to cope with ongoing roadworks to Coleman's Bridge, Witham.

The bridge was damaged in February when truck driver Gurdip Johal, 30, crashed through safety barriers and on to the carriageway. He died in the incident.

Repairs have now been completed and the bridge has reopened.