Queens Head, Burgh Castle

Freehold for Sale

Price: Offers in Excess of £350,000 Ex VAT

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Substantial freehouse with open gardens, several parking areas, large bar and separate restaurant area

Key Points

  • 265 sq m Gross External Area - (2,852 sq ft)
  • Freehold for sale in attractive village known as gateway to Norfolk Broads
  • Traditional, immaculately presented bar areas along with restaurant
  • 3 ensuite letting bedrooms plus domestic flat
  • Large plot with good frontage - 0.63 acres (approx)
  • Sizeable trade garden and car park
  • EPC Rating: C(59)


Burgh Castle village, described as a gateway to the Broads, is a short drive to both Great Yarmouth to the East and Lowestoft to the South, which hosts several caravan and holiday parks providing a substantial influx of tourists throughout the year. The Queens Head is in a prominent corner position with excellent road frontage.


The Queens Head is a well maintained and presented substantial 2 storey brick built property under pitched pantiled roof with rear extentions.

The ground floor provides a largely open plan bar area, with pool and darts areas, served by a central brick bar servery, which is comfortably laid out for 40 covers.  To the side are male, female and disabled WCs with baby changing facilities. 

To the right hand side is a dedicated restaurant for c 40 covers, which benefits from excellent natural light leading to the side patio areas. Both the bar and restaurant are air conditioned. The trade areas are well supported by a ground floor cellar, office, spirit store, immaculate commercial trade kitchen with large walk in freezer, wash up and storage areas.

The 1st floor, which benefits from self contained access, provides 3 ensuite letting rooms- 2 twin rooms and 1 family room.  In addition there is a generous self contained flat with office, lounge, double bedroom, shower room and kitchen.

Externally the property provides a tarmac car park as well as covered eating area, garden and front patio areas.


The area of the site, as measured from digital mapping, is approximately 0.63 acres and the ground floor footprint extends to 265m² / 2,855ft² (approx), exclusive of the rear outbuildings which extend to 41m² (437ft²).


The property is fully serviced with mains electricity and drainage and calor gas. 2 new boilers have recently been installed separating the upper and lower floor heating.


We are advised that the property is not listed and does not fall within a Conservation Area.

The property is listed as an Asset of Community Value with a decision date of 01/03/2017 expiring 01/03/2022.

Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries to Great Yarmouth Borough Council. 

Trading Information

The Queens Head is a profitable and established business but provides a genuine opportunity to grow wet, dry and accommodation sales. A full Profit & Loss account can be made available to genuinely interested parties. 

Rates & Charges

Business Rates
£692.13 per annum (based on a Rateable Value of £12,350)
The business benefits from small business rate relief
Council Tax
£1169 per annum (Band B)

High Road
Burgh Castle
NR31 9QQ