The Old Harbour Office FOR SALE FREEHOLD on Poole Quay
The Old Harbour Office, The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, UK

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The Old Harbour Office FOR SALE FREEHOLD on Poole Quay



  • Grade II Listed building
  • Unique opportunity to acquire a historic property on Poole Quay
  • For Sale Freehold
  • Prominent location in the Old Town of Poole



The property is situated in the centre of the historic area of Poole Quay on the corner of Thames Street and adjacent to Poole Museum and ‘Piplers of Poole’ chandlery.


The Quay forms part of the Old Town of Poole which comprises a combination of commercial and residential properties.  The Harbour Office lies within the Town Centre Conservation Area and overlooks Poole docks and Poole Harbour beyond.


A range of facilities and amenities are provided on Poole Quay and in the High Street which provides access to the Dolphin Shopping Centre, Poole railway station and the bus station which are all within walking distance of the property.


The Quay is accessed from the lower end of Poole High Street and the A350 West Street which in turn provides access to the A35 and A3049 dual carriageways. Bournemouth town centre is situated approximately 6 miles from the property.



The property comprises a two storey Grade II Listed Georgian building which fronts the oldest part of The Quay.  The building is a notable and significant example of a harbour office in its original historic context.


Constructed in 1822, the property consists of solid load bearing masonry walls with external decorated cement render.  The front elevation at ground floor level is set back from the first floor and the overhanging first floor is supported by 5 stone columns which provide a public walkway under the building.


The roof is a double pitch, cut timber structure with slate waterproof covering and clay ridge tiles. The windows consist of decorated timber sliding sash units.


All mains services are connected to the property.  Heating is provided via a gas boiler situated in the first floor kitchen which serves radiators throughout the buildings.


The ground floor is arranged as an entrance lobby, two offices, WC, shower and wet room.  The first floor is arranged as main office, store room, kitchen and WC.  There are two staircases which provide access to the first floor.


We have measured the approximate net internal floor areas of the property as follows:


Ground Floor                     26.8 sq m            288 sq ft

First Floor                            46.6 sq m            502 sq ft

Total                                      73.4 sq m            790 sq ft


Externally, the south elevation of the property forms a party wall with King Charles public house.  There is an exposed medieval window in the party wall which has been preserved by a timber framed glazed unit.



Freehold with vacant possession.



The property is Grade II Listed and is situated within the Old Town Conservation Area.  We understand the building has been used as offices for many years.


Interested parties are encouraged to contact Borough of Poole Planning Department in respect of their proposed use of the property.



The property has a rateable value of £7,600.



Offers are invited in the region of or in excess of £300,000 exclusive.

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