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54 Bargates

Christchurch, Dorset

Type: Restaurant

Size: 588 sq ft (54.63 sq m)

For Sale £460,000 Freehold

Key Features

Restaurant 588 sq.ft. (44 covers) plus kitchens

Detached property with large garden and garage

Living accommodation requires renovation

Current Brochure


Christchurch is a busy market town approximately 6 miles east of Bournemouth town centre which serves the surrounding affluent residential neighbourhoods of the town. Christchurch also benefits from a large influx of tourists during the summer months. Bargates is an established secondary trading area of the town centre which has a mix of local and specialist retail and office occupiers and catering outlets.

The subject property comprises a detached freehold restaurant with self contained living accommodation above. The ground floor comprises a modern well presented Indian restaurant that has successfully traded for over 30 years. At the rear of the property is a yard area for bins and storage. The living accommodation comprises 4 rooms and a bathroom and is currently used as staff accommodation and storage. The living accommodation requires renovation

Outside there is a sizeable garden and a garage and vehicular access from the access road behind the neighbouring properties leading out onto Bargates


Long established use as a restaurant on the ground floor and residential accommodation above.
This property falls within Class E Commercial Businesses and Services, which include A1 retail, A2 office, A3 Catering, B1 Light Industrial, Indoor sports and Medical use, crèche/day nursery

Legal Fees

Each party will be responsible for their own legal fees.


Rating D


We understand from the vendor that he has been approached by local developers about selling the garden for redevelopment.

There is also a lapsed planning consent from 2006 to increase the size of the restaurant kitchen and stores.


Ground floor restaurant
Entrance Lobby into restaurant

Width 19'02" ( 5.8m)
Depth 35'00" (10.6m)
Sales Area 588 sq.ft. (54.6 sq.m.) Approx.
Kitchens 15'00" x 14'04" (4.5m x 4.4m)

Kitchen equipment
9 burner Cooker with spice rack @ two ovens
1 large Tandoori Oven
1 large hot plate
1 large double freezer
Stainless steel sink with double drainer
2 commercial microwaves
Various stainless steel worktops and kitchen utensils

Customer and staff cloakrooms
Currently 44 covers

Living Accommodation
Room 1 (front) 12'00" x 14'00" (3.6m x 4.3m)
Room 2 (front) 6'10" x 9'10" (2.1m x 2.9m)
Room 3 (mid) 12'00" x 10'06" )3.6m x 3.2m)
Bathroom 7'06" x 6'08" (2.3m x 2.1m)
Room 4 (rear) 13'09" x 15'03" (4.2m x 4.6m) max

Yard immediately to the rear of the property for bin storage leading to a large garden. At the end of the garden is a garage with vehicular access onto a private road adjoining the neighbours property

Premises Licence PL0102
Sale of Alcohol
Monday to Saturday 10am to Midnight
Sunday 12pm to 11.30 p.m.
Late night refreshments until 12.30 a.m.