Village freehouse for sale in Blandford Forum

The Cross, Child Okeford, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8ED | Ref: 93867
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Sidney Phillips


  • Centre of large vibrant village
  • Village green property opposite church
  • Easy to run single bar operation
  • Three bedroom flat
  • Trade gardens
  • Separate holiday cottage
  • Previous planning granted for extension of dining area


The Baker Arms occupies a central position in the highly desirable village of Child Okeford. Which is approximately 3 miles from the town of Sturminster Newton and close to Blandford Forum and Shaftesbury. Child Okeford is approximately 20 miles from the Dorset coast at Poole. Child Okeford has many facilities serving the population of circa 1,100. The village has a doctors surgery, Post Office/general store, primary school and Gold Hill farm (a craft centre and organic farm shop). The Baker Arms occupies a 'village green style setting' overlooking the war memorial and church. The Baker Arms has lapsed planning permission for a single storey rear extension to expand the dining and restaurant area.


  • Front inner ENTRANCE PORCH.
  • The MAIN BAR is open plan with open fireplaces at either end, one of which is for display, the other having rustic brick with inset log burner. Half of the room has slate floor with the remainder being of fitted carpet and dark wood bar walkway. Furnishing include a variety of chattels including tables and chairs, with a seating capacity of 36. Panelled faced bar servery with matching canopy over and mirrored back bar cabinet.
  • Conveniently at the rear of the servery is the CATERING KITCHEN.
  • Good sized BEER CELLAR.


FREEHOLD £455,000 to include goodwill and fixtures and fittings. Stock at valuation in addition.