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92 High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1LD

For sale: £350,000.00|To rent: £30,000.00 Per Annum|3,530 Sq Ft|Office, Retail - High Street, Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Other, Offices, Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

FOR SALE£350,000.00
TO RENT£30,000.00 Per Annum
SIZE3,530 Sq Ft
ADDRESS92 High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1LD
TYPEOffice, Retail - High Street, Pubs/Bars/Clubs, Other, Offices, Retail, Licensed & Leisure, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENURETo Let, Under Offer, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON8th May 2024



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 www.voa.org.uk 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: planningwest@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

EPC Text

Asset Rating - D84

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Location: 92 High Street, Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1LD

Dorchester South (0.7 miles)

Dorchester West (1.0 miles)

Upwey (4.8 miles)

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