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Handsome 18c Guest House In Dorchester For Sale

Dorchester, Dorset
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The property is located in a prominent position in the main street of this celebrated county town close to all amenities, museums, shopping centre etc. Dorchester was the home and inspiration of the author Thomas Hardy, whose novel The Mayor of Casterbridge was based on the town. Just to the west of the town is Poundbury – an ‘urban village’ designed by Prince Charles which will eventually house around 6000 people. Currently a major new shopping and dining development is nearing completion on the site of the old brewery in Dorchester.
The property is Grade II Listed and believed to date back to about 1740 and has run as a high quality guest house for decades and benefits from gas fired central heating and partial double glazing. The interior is comfortably furnished to a high standard with many period pieces of furniture. Breakfast can be taken in the dining room or light and airy conservatory. There is a drinks licence in place, a guest lounge and library.

There are 6 fine en suite double rooms and 2 bedroom owners accommodation; a quiet,small, pretty walled garden and a garage included nearby with additional parking; two further rented garages (optional)

The turnover for the year ended April 2017 was £ 126,790 Ex Vat achieving net profits of approx. £50,000 p.a.

Property information



Living Accommodation:

2 bedroom accommodation with the possibility of adding a 3rd bedroom and taking one of the public rooms and changing to private use.


Town Centre

Premises Details:

Lovely Grade II Listed Building

No EPC as Exempt

Business Operation

Competition / Market:

Dorchester is not over-bedded

Reasons for selling:


Years established:
Very Long Established

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    We will pass a copy of your enquiry information, along with the name of the business you enquired on to finance specialists Rangewell. They will contact you in due course about financing your business purchase.

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