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Farquharson Arms, Pimperne

For sale: POA|278 Sq M|Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Restaurants/Cafes, Licensed & Leisure

Property details

SIZE278 Sq M
ADDRESSFarquharson Arms, Pimperne, Blandford Forum, DT11 8TX
TYPEPubs/Bars/Clubs, Restaurants/Cafes, Licensed & Leisure
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON5th November 2021


Key Points

  • Prominent character pub in desirable village location
  • 3 bedrooms owner accommodation
  • Will appeal to A3/A4 owner operators
  • Development opportunity (STP)
  • Site extends approximately 0.699 acres (0.2829 hectares)
  • Potential for alternative community uses (STP)
  • Summary

    Prominent character pub in desirable village location. The Farquharson Arms comprises a two storey building of traditional brick elevations.


    The Farquharson Arms comprises a two storey building of traditional brick rendered elevations with single glazed fenestration under a slate tiled pitched roof. There are a number of interconnecting rooms with the bar servery adjacent to the entrance and main restaurant area (32 covers). A commercial kitchen, cellar and WC facilities are also provided at ground floor level. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, a lounge and bathroom. The Gross Internal Area of the pub is approximately 278sq m (2,992 sq ft). Externally there is a two storey garage, which is currently used for storage. The public house also benefits from parking at the front and rear of the property and occupies a highly visible trading position. The site extends to 0.699 acres (0.2829 hectares) and is generally regular in shape with an uneven topography with the site rising from west (front) to east (rear).


    Strictly by appointment with Savills.


    The Farquharson Arms is located within Pimperne, which is situated within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 2 miles outside of the Georgian town of Blandford Forum. At the heart of the village lies a Conservation Area of special historic interest. The wider Cranborne Chase also hosts a number of festivals such as The Great Dorset Steam Fair and the AONB Woodfair. The Farquharson Arms is prominently located on the A354 connecting Salisbury to Weymouth.


    The premises is held on a freehold basis. The pub is currently tenanted and vacant possession can be provided on completion.

    The Business

    The public house is popular with local residents of the village, but also appeals to destination custom. Currently the pub has a trade split between wet and dry of approximately 60:40.


    The Property is entered in the 2017 Rating List with a Rateable Value of £5,500. The National Multiplier for England and Wales for 2019/20 is £0.504.


    Location: Farquharson Arms, Pimperne, Blandford Forum, DT11 8TX
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