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2 bedroom character property for sale

Orton Lane, Norton Juxta Twycros, Warwickshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Bar
  • Three Seating Areas
  • W.C's
  • Club Room
  • Staff Flat
  • Lawn
  • Car Park

Full description

Main bar area with three separate seating areas, three open fireplaces, ladies & gents w.c's, cellar, store cupboard, adjoining flat with living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom above together with separate large detached club room, large garden and car park.


The Moores Arms lies in the heart of the rural village of Norton-Juxta-Twycross in Leicestershire. The property is situated on Orton Lane which is approximatley 1 mile from the A444 and the renowned village of Twycross and approximately 3 miles from junction 11 of the M42.
The pub is easily accessible from a large number of the surrounding villages, towns and cities, such as: Leicester (28 miles), Ashby-de-la-Zouch (9 miles), Tamworth (15 miles), Nuneaton (12 miles), Market Bosworth (7 miles), Burton-upon-Trent (13 miles), Derby (25 miles) and Birmingham (26 miles).


The Moores Arms is a Grade II Listed public house with a detached brick and tile club room, this building would benefit from some improvement works. The vendors have done a large amount of work on and outside the main pub including; re-decoration, fitting an alarm, and other electrical work.
The pub also has the benefit of a self contained residential flat with kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside there is a lawned seating area and adjoining large car park with good access from Orton Lane.

Pub Accommodation

The pub accommodation is provided on one floor and briefly comprises:

Main Bar

6.60m(21'8'') x 4.70m(15'5'')

with door from front, tiled floor leading to servery together with seating area surrounding an open fire and open fire surround. The bar includes shelving, glass storage, washing facilities and beer taps (owned by the individual breweries). Open access through to either side and further seating areas:

Seating Area

6.60m(21'8'') x 3.70m(12'2'')

with tiled floor, open fireplace, direct access to the side of the bar and ladies w.c.

Ladies W.C

3.42m(11'3'') x 1.96m(6'5'')

with two w.c. cubicles and wash basin.

Seating Area

4.10m(13'5'') x 2.80m(9'2'')

with carpeted floor, open fireplace and seating area with access to gents w.c. and staff accommodation.

Gents W.C

2.60m(8'6'') x 2.40m(7'10'')

with wash hand basin and two w.c's.


3.53m(11'7'') x 2.50m(8'2'')

with concrete floor, stone thrawls and beer pump mechanisms (owned by the brewery).


understairs storage cupboard.

Residential Accommodation

The residential accommodation is provided on two floors and can be accessed from the pub or from the front of the property.

Living Room

3.76m(12'4'') x 3.90m(12'10'')

with open fireplace, storage and display shelving with access to the first floor, external door and:


3.93m(12'11'') x 2.43m(8'0'')

with tiled floor, external door and fitted floor units with storage and worktops above and stainless steel sink unit.

Bedroom 1

3.55m(11'8'') x 3.26m(10'8'')

with window to front and storage cupboard

Bedroom 2

3.73m(12'3'') x 3.23m(10'7'') max

with window to front


3.88m(12'9'') x 3.96m(13'0'')

with bath, wash hand basin and low flush w.c, plumbed for washing machine.

Club Room Building

A brick and tile building with the following accommodation:

Club Room

4.72m(15'6'') x 10.59m(34'9'')

with access from the rear yard and attached coal store, tongue & groove wooden strip flooring, open fire, electricity, lighting and windows. There is a second floor to this building but has not been measured.


3.64m(11'11'') x 2.68m(8'10'')

with side access, understairs storage and leading through to:


3.60m(11'10'') x 3.17m(10'5'')

with access to first floor.

Upstairs Room 1

4.09m(13'5'') x 3.65m(12'0'')

with window to front elevation

Upstairs Room 2

4.76m(15'7'') x 3.05m(10'0'')

with window to front elevation


To the side of the pub is a lawned area with play facilities and ample seating for use as a beer garden.

Car Park

Accessed from Orton Lane is a tarmac car park, this extends to approximately acres and gives pedestrian access to the pub and club room.

General Information


The property is held freehold.


Vacant possession will be given upon completion

Development Clause

Further information will be supplied.

Fixtures And Fittings

Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specificaly excluded but may be available by seperate negotiation. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.


The property benefits from mains water, mains electricity, BT telephone points and mains drainage.
None of the above services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of services.

Rights Of Way

It is not believed that the property is affected by or benefits from any rights of way, wayleaves or easements.
The property is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights that may exist whether disclosed or not.

Local Authority

Hinckley and Bosworth and Borough Council: 01455 238 141
Leicestershire County Council: 0116 232 3232


The Moores Arms has a current rateable value of 2,725 (not including the staff flat) and the rates payable for the 2005/2006 year are 1,554. The vendor has been paying reduced rates due to the staff flat not being occupied or used.


The plan, area and description are believed to be correct in every way but no claim will be entertained by the vendor or the agents in respect of any error, omission or misdescription. The plan is for identification purposes only.


The pub is Grade II Listed and benefits from planning permission for use as a pub. Any changes in this use would require planning permission and further information can be obtained from the Local Authority.


Viewing is strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Howkins and Harrison on telephone 01827 718 021.

These particulars have been prepared in all good faith to give a fair overall view of the property. If any points are particularly relevant to your interest in the property please ask for further information.
Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.
The photograph/s depict only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings/furniture etc. photographed are included in the sale. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photograph/s. No assumptions should be made with regard to parts of the property that have not been photographed. Please ask for further information if required.
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a GUIDE ONLY and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries or those which can be performed by the appointed advisers.
Where reference is made to planning permissions or potential uses such information is given in good faith. Purchasers should however make their own enquiries into such matters prior to purchase.

Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquiries to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match expectations you may have of the property.
The information in these particulars is given without responsibility on the part of the sole Agents or their Clients. The particulars do not form any part of an offer or a contract and neither the sole Agents nor their employees have any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


Particulars Prepared: December 2005
Photogrpahs Taken: November 2005
Ref: PAB/TH/C/B128

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07 December 2010

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