Blandford Forum is a popular Georgian market town located approximately 20 miles north west of Bournemouth and 25 miles south west of Salisbury. The town offers good shopping facilities featuring a broad range of both independent and multiple retailers.
Major names represented in central Blandford include Marks & Spencer Simply Food, Morrisons, wh Smith, Boots, M &Co, Costa, Specsavers & Holland & Barrett amongst others.
The subject premises occupy a central location in the town centre fronting East Street where numerous retail, catering and professional services businesses will be found. The town centre is well served by public car parks. East Street traders also benefit from roadside parking (subject to daytime waiting restrictions)
These end of terrace, Grade 11 listed premises house our client's Indian restaurant and take away which has remained in present hands for almost 40 years.
The property comprises a ground floor restaurant currently laid for 38 covers . To the rear is a lobby and good sized commercial kitchen together with a spacious basement/cellar providing excellent storage space, this having good clear headroom of 6'8" (2.03m).
An integral staircase leading off the restaurant leads to the first floor where male a female customer WC's are provided. Leading off the first floor landing is staff accommodation which comprises, on the first floor a spacious landing / inner hallway, lounge ( currently used as a double bedroom) & double bedroom. At second floor level ( part restricted headroom) is a landing, bathroom and two further double bedrooms. Outside at the rear is a small yard area and staff WC.
The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating and part double glazing.
Restaurant 411 sq ft 38.20
Male & Female WCs
1st & 2nd flr accom
Total Internal Area
Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries of the Local Authority for confirmation.
Asset Rating - To be advised
Rateable Value £9,300
Source The 2022/2023 small business multiplier is 0.499 (4.99p payable per £1). This determines what business rates are payable. All parties are advised to make their own enquiries for confirmation. *If you qualify as a 'small business' you may be eligible for substantial relief in connection with business rates payable. We advise all parties speak to the local authority in the first instance for confirmation.
A price of £275,000 is sought for the freehold interest, goodwill, trade fixtures fittings and equipment plus stock to include all alcohol.
The property is to be conveyed with full vacant possession upon completion ( subject to contract).