BUNG SAWAN ESTATE, CHUMPHON LUXURY PRIVATE LAKESIDE RESIDENCE WITH SEPARATE GATE/GUEST HOUSE THE LAKE IS FULLY STOCKED WITH EXOTIC ASIAN AND SOUTH AMERICAN SPECIES AND COULD BE USED AS A FISHING BUSINESS
BUNG SAWAN – A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE
Nestled in 15 Rai of land just outside Chumphon town is an exclusive estate conceived and owned by UK TV fishing legend John Wilson MBE and his wife Jo. The development fulfills two dreams – an exclusive luxury lakeside home and/or a well – stocked private fishery suitable for a business.
The estate features a main residence and a good size gate house/guest villa located on opposite sides of the lake. The overall site landscaping has been carefully designed so that neither property can be viewed directly from the other. The site is self-contained and fenced on all sides, with a gated entrance flanked by Travellers’ Palms and a massive Aloe Vera.
10 Niger (ripsaw) Catfish 12 – 25lbs. 20 Giant Snakehead 10 – 30lbs.
As befits a lake conceived by one of the world’s most famous fishermen it is extensively stocked withe many exotic Asian and South American species including ;
Several thousand Silver Barbs between a few ounces and 5lbs.
10-12 Arapaima 200-3–lbs. 50 Chao Phraya Catfish 40-80lbs.
Over 100 Red Tail Catfish 20 -80lbs. 50 Redtail hybrid Catfish 20-40lbs 30 Striped & Mekong Catfish 30-100lbs. 20 Alligator Garfish 20-40lbs. 60 Pacu 10-30lbs. 50 Tambaqui 25-40lbs. 100 Giant Gouramis 4-15lbs. 90 Siamese Carp 45-80lbs.
There is also a growing – on pond in which fish are prepared before being introduced into the main lake.
Bung Sawan was operated as a successful fishery for a few years unitl John decided to permanently retire and his brother moved to Hua Hin. It would take very little to restart it as an exclusive fishery for anglers seeking giant exotic species in a beautiful setting.