The Royal Oak, Bromyard Downs, Norton, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7 4QP

Freehold public house with additional cottage in Herefordshire

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Sold for £319,000

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Auction details:

Thursday 26th October 2023 @ 09:00AM

A Freehold Public House with Additional Cottage Set in 2.7 Acres or Thereabouts

Property Description

The property comprises a 300 year old character filled public house, that, until its closure in 2020, offered a wide range of food and drink with a large, picturesque beer garden set in 2.7 acres or thereabouts. This is an excellent opportunity to reopen and further develop the property to benefit from it’s sought after location. The public house consists of a main entrance that leads to a self-contained function room, open bar, lounge and dining area, with ancillary areas and 3 bedroom managers/owners’ accommodation above . To the side of the property there is a small ‘ 1 up, 1 down’ cottage providing further potential. Externally , a long sweeping driveway leads to the car park and beer garden with access to the remaining grounds.


The Royal occupies an idyllic location in Bromyard Downs, approximately one mile northeast of the centre of Bromyard. The property is nestled away on the Bromyard Downs in the Herefordshire countryside, an area of real natural beauty with panoramic views of rolling hills & woods, Bromyard itself, sits on the main A44 between Worcester ( 8 miles to the east) and Leominster ( 9 miles to the west), and is a popular market town with an excellent range of facilities to include shops, cafes, supermarket, schools and good road links into Worcester and Malvern.


Public House Bar, Lounge/Dining Area, Function Room, Kitchen, WC’s.
First Floor: 3 Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchenette, Bathroom.
Cottage 1 Room to the Ground Floor with a further Room to the First Floor.
Outside: The property sits within 2.7 acres of land, incorporating a driveway, customer car park, beer garden, and further grounds.


Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.


The property is considered suitable for continuance of its existing use and a number of alternative uses subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is not applicable on this transaction.

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