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FOR SALE: THE KINGS ARMS, THORNFORD, NR SHERBORNE, DORSET

FOR SALE: THE KINGS ARMS, THORNFORD, NR SHERBORNE, DORSET - 7th February 2018

AN ATTRACTIVE AND SOUGHT AFTER FREE OF TIE LEASEHOLD PUB IN A QUINTESSENTIAL DORSET VILLAGE SETTING
THE KINGS ARMS, POUND ROAD, THORNFORD, NR SHERBORNE, DORSET DT9 6QD FREE OF TIE LEASEHOLD: £97,500

Property specialists, Stonesmith, are delighted to offer to market The Kings Arms - an extremely well presented character village freehouse with origins dating back to the early 1900s. This detached character property occupies a prominent landmark position in the centre of the Dorset village of Thornford.

The well appointed village inn retains many attractive character features and briefly comprises: Character Main Bar Area with exposed beams and open fireplace (40+), attractive Restaurant (54), purpose equipped Skittle Alley/Function Room (30+), Commercial Catering Kitchen with extensive backup and ancillary facilities, well presented and spacious family sized 3 Double Bedroom Owners Accommodation with Sitting Room, Bathroom and Office/Store. Externally the property benefits from Customer Car Parking space to the front for up to 10 vehicles, lawned and Patio Trade Gardens to either side of the property (50+), small Children’s Play Area, Owners Garden & Courtyard Area and a stone built Workshop/Store.

Thornford is a popular and active village community which lies approximately 5 miles from the Abbey town of Sherborne with its historic architecture, boutique and national high street shops and two supermarkets. Communication links are excellent with a train halt on the west side of the village on the Weymouth to Bristol line and a mainline station at Sherborne links directly with London Waterloo, while road links are along the A303 joined at Wincanton and giving swift access to London and the home counties along the M3, M25 route. The well regarded Gryphon Secondary School and the renowned private Sherborne School of Lewiston are close by.

The Kings Arms is a popular FREE OF TIE Dorset pub and restaurant which is presented to an extremely high standard throughout. Enjoying an excellent reputation for real ales, fine wines and home made food, The Kings Arms enjoys a popular local following and has a strong year round regular trade, not only from Thornford, but also from the surrounding villages, hamlets and towns. The pub benefits from 4 skittle teams, and is popular for skittle parties as well as being a venue and meeting place for various other local clubs and societies. The business has its own website www.kings-armsthornford.com which provides further background on the business. The impressive year round trade has continued to grow year on year during our clients ownership.

The business is for sale on a Free of Tie leasehold basis with an asking price of £97,500. Full property details are available from the website www.stonesmith.co.uk. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please call 01392 201262
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I am very grateful for all your efforts and patience in selling my business. Many thanks again.

Anne Olivant - Previous owner of Olivants, Exmouth