The Carpenters Arms


Chilthorne Domer is a sought after village in Somerset. The village has a population of 574 and benefits from a Church, a Primary School and a Village Hall. It is situated on the old coach road and the Carpenters Arms is the only pub in the village.  Benefitting from a main road position the Carpenters Arms has a large Car Park attracting passing trade.

The Business Premises

The Carpenters Arms is a detached two-storey building located on the main road through the village of Chilthorne Domer.  Benefitting from a large car park, terrace, bar area, restaurant and conservatory this business has the potential to accommodate over 80 covers.

We are looking to invest in this property with the right tenant and would be looking to do an internal refurbishment with full external decoration, signage and lighting.

Trading Area

A ground floor open plan dining space, seating circa 80 covers with a central bar servery.  The trade area is light and airy with a mixture of tiled, wooden and carpeted areas.  The areas are defined currently as snug bar area, restaurant leading out to conservatory.  The conservatory whilst being accessed from the restaurant can also be closed off to create a private dining/function area.

Ladies & Gents WC

Quality, well-appointed Ladies and Gents situated in the bar area.

Commercial Kitchen/Cellar

A large Kitchen area is fully fitted with a full range of professional equipment together with a substantial Cellar.


Double doors from the main front bar open out to a paved terrace (circa 20 covers) with a smoking solution.  This area leads out to the car park.

Private Accommodation

The Carpenters private accommodation is accessed through an internal stairway with 1 bedroom, lounge/diner, kitchen and bathroom.  Further storage rooms.

The Business
A full breakdown of trading information will be made available after viewing the premises.


The property is available on the basis of a brand new three or five year agreement.

There is a Full Wet Tie to Butcombe Brewery.



Deposit: £10,000

F&F: circa £20,000

Stock & Glassware: circa £3,000

Working Capital: £5,000