Savills | Rodden Row, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4JL | Property for sale
269.98 sq m
Guide price £650,000(฿28,088,963)

Rodden RowAbbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4JL


    Key features

    • Grade II listed property being historically two cottages and former post office/shop
    • Tea rooms with lovely garden terrace
    • Popular tourist area and on Jurassic Coast walking routes
    • Owner's accommodation and extensive landscaped garden
    • Scope to further develop this lifestyle business if desired

    Character B&B and licensed Tea Rooms located in attractive historic village.

    About this property

    • A charming end of terrace property of stone construction under a part slate and part thatched roof. The property comprises two former cottages and post office/shop and is reported to date back to circa 1680. Within the plot is a landscaped terrace, off-road parking and mature private garden with water features. The entire plot extends to about 0.225 acres.

      The Tea Rooms occupy part of the ground floor providing a characterful open plan area with up to thirty six customer seats. The Tea Rooms benefit from separate access to Market Street as well as access to the garden terrace via the B&B reception foyer. Ancillary ground floor space includes the main kitchen, customer cloakroom and utility/storage area. The remaining ground floor area comprises a good size owner's living and dining accommodation with feature inglenook fireplace and private cloakroom.

      Located on the upper two floors are three en suite Bed and Breakfast rooms and one en suite private owner's bedroom. There is also a fifth bedroom/office/study and ample storage.

      The garden is well maintained with mature landscaping providing numerous attractive features. Immediately to the rear is a terrace patio tea garden. The remainder of the grounds are mainly private and include a large lawn, pond summerhouse and Mediterranean garden. There is driveway car parking to the side.

      We understand the side driveway is held on a long lease with approximately 80 years unexpired on a peppercorn rent.

      The guide price includes the fixtures and fittings.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    An exciting opportunity to own a tea room

    Lizzie BallProperty agent

    Local information

    • Abbotsbury has long been regarded as one of the most sought after villages in this part of Dorset, with its long historic connections to the Ilchester Estate, large Dorset land owners ensuring the village has remained unspoilt for decades.
    • This attractive village has excellent facilities including a village shop and public house.
    • There is also an active community with a fine parish church, village hall and primary school. Within a short distance of the cottage is the magnificent Jurassic Coast with the Fleet Lagoon leading onto the famous Chesil Beach with the Swannery at its Western end.
    • Up on the hill overlooking the sea is St Catherine's Chapel, an attractive local landmark and beyond that the Tropical Gardens, another village attraction.
    • The county town of Dorchester (13 miles) offers an excellent range of facilities including a mainline railway station to London Waterloo as does Weymouth, the journey taking approximately 2½ hours.
    • There are fine golf courses at West Bay near Bridport and Came Down near Dorchester. Independent schools include Sunninghill Preparatory School in Dorchester, Sherborne School for Boys, Sherborne School for Girls, Sherborne Preparatory School, Leweston, Milton Abbey and Bryanston.
    • There are also excellent state education facilities: Thomas Hardye, St Osmond's Middle School and Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Dorchester head West on B3157 and on entering the village Abbotsbury B&B and Tea Rooms will be found on the right hand side. Post Code DT3 4JL
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure = Freehold