Pub for sale

Frampton Arms, Moreton, Dorchester, England, DT2 8BB

£695,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Net sales of 472,036
  • Large main bar, restaurant and function room
  • 3 Letting rooms
  • 2 Bedroom owner's apartment
  • Large trade garden and parking
  • Skittle alley and family room. Energy Rating C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description

A substantial detached freehouse dating from 1840, The Frampton Arms occupies an enviable position opposite the station in the idyllic Dorset village of Moreton on the B3390, close to touring caravan parks, a leisure park and with many self catering cottages in the area.

The property has been sympathetically and comprehensively refurbished over 30 years by the present owners who are now looking to retire.

A conservatory restaurant and charming orchard garden with attractive letting rooms, make this an ideal business to develop with further marketing.

Location

The Frampton Arms is situated on the outskirts of the idyllic Dorset village of Moreton on the B3390 between Bere Regis (7 miles) and Warmwell (3 miles). It is positioned opposite Moreton Halt Railway station on the Weymouth to London line with hourly train services to Weymouth and London Waterloo. It is close to the Jurassic coast and flanked by two touring caravan parks and a further one approximately a mile away.

Internal Details

Lounge bar (30 covers), carpeted throughout and features open fireplace, range of seating, wooden tables and chairs. Central wooden bar servery.
Conservatory restaurant (35 covers), carpeted throughout and features a range of beech wood tables and chairs.
Restaurant (20 covers), carpeted throughout with a range of wooden tables and chair subdivided by removable wooden partitions.
Warmwell Bar (30 covers) carpeted throughout featuring an open fireplace, a range of mix height tables and chairs, darts area and pool table.

Ladies, Gentleman's and Disabled WC.

Conservatory walkway providing access to:-
Skittle Alley/Function Room (50 covers) featuring large skittle alley, wood burner, range of wooden tables and chairs, private bar servery.
Family Room (20 covers) carpeted throughout, featuring pool table, range of wooden tables and chairs with direct access to a superb orchard garden.

Fully equipped commercial kitchen, with walk-in fridge and freezer. Fully equipped underground cellar.

Fixtures & Fittings

We are advised all fixtures and fittings are to be included in the sale and an inventory will be provided.

Letting Accommodation

Two double en suites and one twin en suite.
Double Room - £60/£70 per night.
Twin Room - £70 per night.
Family Room - £80/£90 per night.

External Details

Extensive rear beer garden (150 covers) equipped with range of wooden picnic tables and children’s play furniture. Front patio area equipped with a range of wooden picnic tables. Parking for 30 vehicles. Two garages.

Owner's Accommodation

Beautiful two bedroom owner’s accommodation, lounge, domestic kitchen, WC, jacuzzi bathroom and office.

The Opportunity

The owners have operated the business for over 30 years, completing comprehensive and sympathetic renovations to the premises along the way. Now due to retirement they wish to sell the business they have worked so hard to develop. The pub has a reputation as a traditional freehouse providing a range of cask ales and for its full and extensive menu, bar snacks and Sunday lunches. It is also known for its beautiful letting accommodation that offers a real potential for a buyer to come in and expand the trade through wider and extensive advertising.

Trading Information

We are in receipt of accounts for year end 31 January 2017 showing a net turnover of £472,036. More detailed current and historic information can be provided to seriously interested parties upon request.

Trading Hours

Monday – Saturday 11.30am - 2.30pm and 6.30pm - 11.00pm
Sunday 12.00noon - 3.30pm and 6.30pm - 10.30pm

Business Rates

The Rateable Value is £37,000 for the year commencing 1 April 2017.


More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Moreton (0.0 mi)
  • Wool (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Exeter

Kings Wharf The Quay, St. Thomas, Exeter, EX2 4AN

01392 799187 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Moreton (0.0 mi)
  • Wool (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Christie & Co , Exeter

Kings Wharf The Quay, St. Thomas, Exeter, EX2 4AN

01392 799187 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Disclaimer - Property reference 3259064-fh. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Christie & Co , Exeter. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by comparethemarket.com

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.