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Abbots B&B And Tea Rooms, 7 Long Street

For sale: £575,000.00|2,292 Sq Ft|Hotels, Restaurants/Cafes, General Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Retail

Property details

FOR SALE£575,000.00
SIZE2,292 Sq Ft
ADDRESSAbbots B&B And Tea Rooms, 7 Long Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2 7JF
TYPEHotels, Restaurants/Cafes, General Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Retail
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON14th June 2022


Key Points

  • Character 5 x B&B; and Tea Room property located in historic village
  • Tea Rooms seats approximately 26 with 45+ to rear garden
  • Nearby tourist attractions include the Cerne Giant, Tithe Barn & Minterne Gardens
  • Located on popular Wessex Ridgeway route walk
  • Potential for single private residential dwelling use (subject to planning)
  • Genuine scope to further develop this lifestyle business if desired
  • Summary

    Character Freehold Property For Sale


    A character Grade II listed two storey mid-terrace property of brick construction with rendered and painted elevations under a pitched slate roof with additional living accommodation at attic level. We understand the property dates back to the early 17th Century. The entire plot extends to approximately 0.065 acres. We understand the approximate Gross Internal Area of the property including outbuildings is 213 M2 (2,292 FT2).


    The property is located in the centre of the historic village of Cerne Abbas at the corner of Long Street and Duck Street within the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village benefits from a number of local services including three public houses, village stores, primary school and a doctor’s surgery. Local points of interest include the ancient chalk Cerne Giant and Cerne Abbey. The village itself is popular for its well preserved period buildings and nearby walking routes. The attractive village of Cerne Abbas lies just east of the A352, 6 miles
    north of Dorchester, 12 miles south
    of Sherbourne and 16 miles north
    of Weymouth.

    Internal Description

    The Tea Rooms occupy part of the ground floor providing a characterful open plan area with up to 26 customer seats which benefits from dual access from Long Street and via the rear garden. Ancillary ground floor space includes a trade kitchen with open pass and utility/storage area. Customer WCs are located in an external outbuilding.

    External Areas

    Located to rear of the property is a private garden and patio area which can be used by tearoom customers and B&B; guests and is accessible from Mill Lane and a side passageway to Long Street. There is seating for approximately 45 with some areas covered and heated.

    Bed & Breakfast Rooms/ Accommodation

    Living accommodation benefits from access to the rear with the first floor comprising B&B; rooms listed as 1 x en-suite super king, 1 x ensuite standard double and 1 x “L”- shaped family room with 1 x separate bathroom. A good sized kitchen / laundry room could be reconfigured to provide additional en-suite facility or alternative room layout (subject to consents). The first floor could also be used for owner’s accommodation. The second floor comprises 1 x ensuite twin and 1 x en-suite superking double bedroom.

    Tenure & Price

    The premises are held freehold.

    We are seeking Offers In Region of £575,000 for the freehold interest inclusive of commercial inventory. Any stock may be valued in addition upon completion.


    Location: Abbots B&B And Tea Rooms, 7 Long Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2 7JF

    Maiden Newton (4.6 miles)

    Chetnole (6.4 miles)

    Dorchester West (6.8 miles)

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