'Lots' of Opportunity at our Autumn Auctions

Mark Lewis
By Mark Lewis

September 2019

With 40 lots in 5 counties due to go under the hammer within the next 5 weeks, Symonds & Sampson have a very busy autumn ahead.

'Lots' of Opportunity at our Autumn Auctions

Auctioneer Mark Lewis says “We will be holding auctions in Sherborne, Wimborne and Axminster, comprising some of the most exciting and diverse lots that we have had for some time. As ever with our auctions, there are some wonderful quirky lots, some of which have not been available on the open market for generations”.

Highlights include:

Commercial investments:

  • 65 Cheap Street Sherborne is a shop let to Quba Sales for £30,000 pa and 4 flats above that could yield a further £20,000 pa. The guide price is £700,000
  • A pub in need of modernisation on Portland has a guide of £400,000
  • A commercial ground lease at Bere Regis is guided at £150,000
  • A mixed-use building in Salisbury £125,000
  • A shop and 2 flats in Warminster with an income of £22,000, guide £225,000

Properties for renovation or improvement:

  • A detached farmhouse near Shepton Mallet with annexe and outbuildings set in 10 acres £350,000
  • A substantial house near Beaminster £295,000
  • Hunger Hill Cottage at East Stour near Gillingham needs a lot of work and is guided at £200,000
  • A charming thatched cottage in Shaftesbury, Guide of £250,000 (pictured)
  • Manor Cottage at Limington near Yeovil needing work £295,000
  • A substantial house in Bournemouth £250,000
  • A ground floor flat in Wimborne £140,000
  • A detached bungalow with mooring in Poole harbour £395,000
  • A one-bedroom cottage in Winterborne Stickland £90,000
  • A four-bedroom house in Axminster £225,000
  • An attractive detached house in Seaton £175,000
  • A detached bungalow in Axminster £200,000
  • A detached house in Marnhull £275,000
  • A unique detached property in Sherborne £220,000

Building plots:

  • A stunning plot in a walled garden at West Stour has a guide of £275,000
  • A barn at East Stour is guided at £50,000
  • A good single plot in Wareham £100,000
  • A barn at Ferndown £90,000
  • A large house with development potential at Seaton £575,000
  • A super individual plot in Marnhull £150,000


  • 68 acres of farmland in 8 lots at Dalwood, East Devon
  • An orchard at Godmanstone near Dorchester £20,000
  • 4 acres at Briantspuddle £45,000
  • 3 acres of woodland near Sherborne

Something Different:

  • A boat storage park at Castle Cove Weymouth £50,000
  • Three garages just off the high street in Sherborne are guided at £35,000
  • A Chapel in Maiden Newton has development potential and has a guide of £120,000
  • Part of the sports field at Bere Regis £25,000
  • A former officer’s billet at Sutton Mandeville with views over the badges is £50,000

Further details of these properties can be found here, or contact Mark Lewis 01258 473766

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