9 bedroom pub for sale



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Tenure: Freehold



Pleasant location set back from the road in the lovely village of Child Okeford, Dorset.

Lounge Bar/Restaurant (circa 30) with carpeted flooring, bar servery area and beams.

Dining Room (circa 30) offering a lovely inglenook fireplace, carpets and beams.

Traditional Public Bar (circa 20).

Excellent 5 Bed Owners Accommodation.

4 Lucrative En-Suite Letting Bedrooms.

Stunning Patio & Lawned Gardens (circa 90).

Car Park & Commercial Catering Kitchen.

Advised turnover circa £317,528 (incl.VAT) year end 03/17, based on a trade split of 30% wet, 50% food & 20% accom and offering an excellent recon net profit of £87,304 per annum.



This established and beautifully presented Village Inn with Letting Bedrooms is pleasantly positioned set back off the road on Gold Hill, Child Okeford.
Child Okeford is a picturesque village nestled amongst the captivating landscape of the Blackmore Vale in the heart of the North Dorset countryside.
Situated on the River Stour, it is 4 miles from Sturminster Newton and 6 miles from Blandford Forum.
The civil parish has a recorded population of 1,114 according to the 2011 census.
This bustling village offers a village hall, community centre, playing fields with both a cricket and football pitch, doctors surgery, post office with general store, excellent primary school and a nursery.


The Renowned Freehold property is built of a mix of stone and brick construction under various pitched tiled roofs and benefits from a beautiful peaceful position set back from the road within Child Okeford, Dorset.

The Lounge Bar/Restaurant (circa 30) is a lovely room offering a bar servery area, carpeted flooring, beamed ceilings and doors to the trade gardens.

The Dining Room (circa 30) offers an intimate dining experience with a stunning inglenook fireplace, carpeted floors, beamed ceilings and wood panelling.

The Public Bar (circa 20) is a traditional bar area offering an open fireplace, bar servery and beams, ideal for the locals.

Ladies & Gents W.C's.

There is a Commercial Catering Kitchen with stainless steel appliances (not tested) and work surfaces with a separate wash up area.

The Ground Floor Cellar has a python system and coolers.


Located on the 1st Floor and benefitting from its own entrance are 4 Double/Twin En-Suite Letting Bedrooms all being offered in superb condition. The current rate is £85 for a double B&B.


Located on the Ground & 1st Floor and comprising of Four Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom, Ground Floor Lounge and Lovely Bathroom all in excellent decorative condition. Our vendors also have a garden for their own use.


To the rear of the building is a Lovely Lawned Beer Garden for 60 customers along with a Patio Terrace Area (circa 25), the patio area is partially covered and wiring for heaters is already fitted.
There is a Car Park for 15 cars.
To the side of the business is a Barn that is currently used as storage.


We are advised that the business trades with the benefit of the Premises Licence (not seen) which permits the sale of alcohol during the hours of:

7 days per week 10am - 1am

Current opening hours are:

7 days per week Midday - 3pm
6pm - 11pm

NB. Important. Prospective purchasers wishing to continue to operate the public house should ensure that they gain the APLH Qualification in readiness for their intended operation of the Public House.


The property and business is being offered for sale freehold (although we have not had sight of the title deeds). The property offers all mains services along with being heated with gas central heating (no services tested). Business rates payable are advised as being £4,240 per annum.


The current owners purchased the business in 2003 and have built up a highly successful and profitable business that new operators will benefit from. The property is presented to a very high standard throughout and offers a lovely 'quality of life' as well as a highly successful business. The business has consistently made profits above £80,000 for the last three years.
We are advised that accounts declare takings of £317,528 (incl. vat) in the year to end 03/17 on a trade split of 50% food, 30% wet and 20% letting accommodation. These figures are generating a very healthy reconstituted net profit of approx. £87,304 per annum.

Accounting information will be made available to interested parties after viewing.

The property was viewed by Marc Blackford who would be delighted to discuss further details and can be contacted on 07812 753014

Viewing appointments must be made via Guy Simmonds.

VIEWING: All appointments must be made through Guy Simmonds. Please note that these Sales Particulars are issued on the strict basis that all negotiations, viewings and contacts in connection with this business are conducted through Guy Simmonds who are appointed by the vendor to act under a Sole Selling Rights agreement with total confidentiality. Any breach of these terms may make you liable in law to litigation and damages. Under no circumstances must you approach the owner direct without a formal appointment or disclose to other customers and staff that the Premises are for sale.

FINANCE FOR PURCHASING A LICENSED PROPERTY: We are in constant touch with a leading finance broker who specialises in arranging Business Finance for Licensed Properties. Whether you are purchasing a Licensed Property through ourselves, or another agent, we will be pleased to contact on your behalf our specialist who can arrange the necessary Finance Package for you at preferential rates. Please telephone for free and no obligation advice with regards to financing a Business.

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(V) Guy Simmonds are unable to give any warranty as to the working order of any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services associated with the premises and therefore, cannot verify they are in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to obtain specialist reports prior to exchange of contracts in order to satisfy themselves.
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Nearest station

  • Kirk Sandall (189.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds Business Transfers Limited , National Licensed Property

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448136 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Kirk Sandall (189.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Guy Simmonds Business Transfers Limited , National Licensed Property

Coppice Farm, Ashby Road Melbourne, DE73 8BJ

01332 448136 Local call rate

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

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