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Ahmed Zahir (August 2016)
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Freehold Price: £590,000 Price Reduced Annual Turnover: £299,000
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Business Description
• 4 superior en-suite letting rooms
• Private 4 bedroom Owners accommodation
• Well-presented throughout
• High turnover with good profits
• Food led – excellent local reputation
Falcon Commercial is delighted to offer for sale this popular food led Country Public House which benefits from spacious owner’s accommodation as well as 4 letting rooms (all en-suite) and well maintained Gardens. It has been under the proud ownership of our clients since 2003 during which time the business has seen considerable growth and has been restored and refurbished. It is now reluctantly being placed on the market as our clients wish to retire. During their stewardship the business has built up an excellent reputation for its welcoming atmosphere and excellent food.
Operating from substantial detached landmark premises of real charm and character, the business is predominantly food led offering a diverse range of traditional home cooked food using local produce form local Dorset suppliers wherever possible.
This thriving Public House has an extremely good regular trade as it is the focal point of the local community with open fires in the winter months and a lovely sun trap garden for those long summer days. The ever changing Specials Board and Fresh Fish Dishes are particularly popular.
The Saxon Inn is run by our clients with help from a dedicated team of staff. The business generates an excellent turnover in the region of £299,000 per year and enjoys consistently high gross profit margins.

This rarely available opportunity is not to be missed and early negotiations with Falcon Commercial come highly recommended.
The Premises
This substantial character landmark premises occupies an outstanding trading position in the centre of the popular affluent Dorset Village, Child Okeford and provides excellent internal and external business accommodation.

The well-presented and equipped accommodation briefly comprises:

Ground Floor
• Main Bar which is open plan with an open fire and seating for approx. 14 people both at the bar and at tables
• Main dining room with seating for approximately 26
• Second dining room with seating for 22 this area of the pub is the oldest part and contains an attractive open fire
• Commercial catering Kitchen containing an array of well maintained equipment
• Preparation room
• Beer Cellar
• Wash up area
• Ladies Toilets
• Gents Toilets
• Owners private lounge

First floor letting rooms
• Twin/Double bedroom with en-suite
• Twin/Double bedroom with en-suite
• Double bedroom with en-suite
• Single bedroom with en-suite

First floor Owners accommodation
• Double bedroom
• Double bedroom
• Double Bedroom
• Double Bedroom currently used as a Laundry room
• Family Bathroom
• Office

Accommodation Continued

• Outside storage sheds
• Customer Car Park
• Private owners parking
• Covered patio are with outside Bar
• Private owners garden
• Beer Garden

Opening Hours
• Mid-day – 3.00pm then 6.00pm – 11.00pm

Stock - The business stock value is approximately £2,500.

Staff – The business is run with help from a team of dedicated full and part time staff

Tenure – Freehold
£299,144 Per year

Turnover Split
• Food 46%
• Rooms 23%
• Bar 31%

Accounts will be provided to genuine purchasers after a formal viewing

Business Rates
Current Business Rates payable £7,260 per year
Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the local billing authority to ascertain the exact rates payable or enquiries can be made online at the VOA website

Legal Costs
Each party to bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction

For further information, you should make your own enquiries to North Dorset District Council, Nordon, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum DT11 7LL

EPC Rating - EPC Rating: E

Strictly by appointment with the vendor's agents, Falcon Commercial, 1 Miltons Yard Axminster EX13 5FE on 01297 598080
Child Okeford is a thriving village, between the River Stour to the west and Hambledon Hill to the east. It has an excellent range of facilities, a general store, a post office, an organic shop, a Church, doctor's surgery with dispensary and a primary school with nursery. The nearby towns of Blandford Forum and Shaftesbury offer a wide range of facilities including shops, supermarkets, a small hospital and libraries, whilst Gillingham has a mainline railway station (London Waterloo). Further afield is Salisbury to the east and Bath to the north. The A303 is approximately 30 minutes to the north, giving access to the south-west and London via the M3. There is a fantastic range of local schools in the area including Bryanston School, Clayesmore School, Handford School and Knighton House.
Tenure: Freehold

Location Details:
Gold Hill
Child Okeford
Blanford Forum
DT11 8HD

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