Lower Burton Farm Buildings – Unit 6, Charminster DT2 7RZ

  • £895 plus VAT per calendar month
  • Available immediately
  • Extends to 2,153 Sq Ft (200.03 Sq m)
  • Use Class B8 – Storage and Distribution
  • PDF of details

The Property

Set within the rural hamlet of Lower Burton, this complex offers sympathetically converted traditional barns offering practical, open plan accommodation within easy reach of Dorchester.

Unit 6 falls within use class B8 of the Town and Country Planning Order 1987 which permits storage and distribution. Under the recent changes in Permitted Development Rights this unit can convert to use class B1 which permits the property to be used for offices and light industry.


Located only one mile from the centre of the County Town of Dorchester in Dorset. Lower Burton Farm Buildings benefit from fantastic access directly off Westleaze only 0.4 miles off the B3147 providing direct access on to the A37.


From Dorchester town centre, head north on the B3147 towards Charminster. At the BP fuel station turn right on to Westleaze and travel for approximately 0.4 miles. Turn left immediately after the traffic lights beyond The Sun Inn.

From the A37 take the exit off the mini roundabout onto the B3147 signposted Dorchester and Charminster. Continue for approximately 0.8 miles and turn left onto Westleaze at the BP fuel station. Travel for 0.4 miles and turn left immediately after the traffic lights beyond The Sun Inn.


Extending to approximately 2,153 sq ft (200.03 sq m) this unit is open plan with a separate office on a mezzanine floor. Access is via timber double doors off a shared concrete courtyard. Private parking for two vehicles is included within the letting but the yard offers plenty of additional space for delivery vehicles and visitors.

Use Class

The premises currently has consent for a B8 use as identified in The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987. This permits the unit to be used for storage and distribution.


The unit has mains electricity, water and drainage.

Rent and other outgoings

The rent is £895 per calendar month plus VAT (£10,740 per annum plus VAT).

The rent is exclusive of all charges. Business rates are payable in addition (The Rateable value is £8,400).


The deposit for the property will be equivalent to one months rent. This will be held within a deposit account for the duration of the lease

Lease Details

New leases on flexible terms available. Tenants will be responsible for internal maintenance and repair.


Strictly by appointment only. Parties must contact the Estate Office to book. Before making an appointment it is a good idea to ask as many questions as possible to avoid making a wasted journey

The Estate Office, Melbury Sampford – 01935 482200


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