Pub/bar for sale

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(£99.15/sq. ft)

Pub/bar for sale

92 High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset DT1

3,530 sq. ft

Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Sunninghill Preparatory School 0.2 miles
  • St Mary's Catholic First School, Dorchester 0.3 miles
  • Dorchester South 0.5 miles
  • Dorchester West 0.7 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Suitable for similar or alternative uses subject to any necessary consents
  • Characterful historic building of c 3,500 sq ft (325 sq m) arranged over ground & first floors
  • Site area: 0.283 acres. ( 0.1145 ha)
  • Freehold Owner Occupier/Investment/Development Opportunity
  • Good sized rear car park and gardens
  • Attractive area of Fordington within Dorset's county town

Characterful historic building and former Inn of c 3,500 sq ft (325 sq m)

Fordington was originally a separate village but nowadays is a characterful area of Dorchester. The former Bull's Head Inn is prominently located fronting High Street approximately half a mile east of the town centre.

A substantial two storey property under a main pitched roof with single storey sections to the rear . To the rear of the property and accessed off the High Street via and adjacent vehicular access is a tarmacadam surfaced car park together with a large terraced garden.

The premises are considered suitable for hospitality trades and may also lend themselves well to alternative uses such as nursery school, educational or medical orientated uses including veterinary surgery or potentially for office / co working type space.


The ground floor extends to around 2,250 sq ft (209 sq m) and comprises public bar, lounge bar, ancillary areas, boiler room, beer,
cellar, male and female WC's, kitchen, wash up, larder, skittle alley with adjacent small bar.

The first floor extends to around 1,280 sq ft (119 sq m) and comprises five double bedrooms, bathroom and staff room/potential lounge plus kitchen.

Areas stated on a Net Internal basis and measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice 6th Edition.


Rateable Value £7,000
Source The 2023/2024 small business multiplier is 0.499 (49.9p payable per £1). This determines what business rates are payable. All parties are advised to make their own enquiries for confirmation. *If you qualify as a 'small business' you may be eligible for substantial relief in connection with business rates payable. We advise all parties speak to the local authority in the first instance for confirmation.


Offers invited in the Region of £350,000 for the freehold interest with vacant possession. Alternatively the premises are available by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease for a term to be agreed at an asking rent of £30,000 per annum, exclusive. The lease will incorporate upwards only rent reviews at 5 yearly intervals.


Applicants should make their own enquiries of the Local Planning Authority
Dorset Council:

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Asset Rating - D84

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