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


£250.87 per sq. ft.

Business rates & charges may apply

Savills, Southampton - Licensed Leisure
2,292 sq. ft.
(213 sq. m.)
High street retail property for sale

Key features

  • 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

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

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.


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


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Maiden Newton Station4.5 miles
  • Chetnole Station5.8 miles


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