Glasbury-on-Wye, Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A detached riverside building formally used as a cafe with excellent potential for further uses (subject to planning). There are four en-suite bedrooms on the first floor and a large open plan area with commercial kitchen and wash facilities on the ground floor.


The River Café is found alongside the River Wye in a beautiful position and offers excellent potential for further uses subject to the necessary planning consent. The accommodation overall offers bedrooms of excellent quality and the large open plan area on the ground floor making good use of the space and natural light.


Glasbury-on-Wye is approximately 5 miles from Hay-on-Wye on the main A438 Hereford to Brecon Road. Glasbury, which is sited on one of the main river bridge crossings of the River Wye, offers a petrol station/general store, a church, a public house, an outdoor and recreation centre and the renowned Foyles Hotel & Restaurant.

Hay-on-Wye is the closest town and is known the world over for its annual Literary Festival held at the end of May each year. Hay-on-Wye benefits from many services and facilities including a library, a primary school, a church, a post-office, a dental surgery, a doctors surgery, a wide range of public houses, restaurants as well as independent shops, boutiques and a small Co-op supermarket.

The Wye Valley is very well known for its sporting amenities including fishing on the River Wye as well as the small back water areas. Excellent recreational facilities are found in The Brecon Beacons National Park and The Black Mountains, which are both excellent for hiking, cycling and riding.

The nearest train station is found in Abergavenny. The M4 motorway is at Newport and the M50 at Ross-on-Wye.


On the ground floor the property is entered through the main front café entrance with a bar and serving area and separate access to downstairs washroom facilities. A set of steps lead up into the main dining area with large picture windows looking out over the river and doors out to the balcony beyond.

From the front dining area there is an opening into the kitchen and wash areas. From the rear dining area a doorway opens into the rear entrance where there is a staircase leading to the first floor landing. From the landing there is access to 4 double bedrooms, each of which have en-suite facilities. Overall the accommodation extends to approximately 230 square metres of accommodation with further cellar and storage areas accessed from the rear.


The property is allocated a parking area immediately to one side of the building and a pathway leads around to the rear to the outside seating areas. In addition to the main building there is an additional two storey brick building which is used as storage on the ground floor and has steps leading up to the first floor which has recently been used as an office.

Business Rates

Powys County Council rateable value £6,067.00


Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Agents Note

All contents and fittings are excluded from the sale or possibly could be included by separate negotiation.


From Hay-on-Wye head towards Brecon on the B4350 and continue into the village of Glasbury. When at the petrol station turn right onto the A438 and just past the converted chapel on the right hand side the property will be found immediately on the right. Please turn down before the building and park on the left hand side.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands.

Contact tel: 01497 822522

Office opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm.

Out of hours contact

Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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