Live Like a King and Buy Your Very Own Grade-I Listed Castle
‘Living like a king’ is a well-used phrase for a reason. Well, now it could be your reality as a Grade I listed castle near Bristol has just gone up for sale. The Thornbury Castle was used by King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn during their honeymoon tour in 1535 and comes with a mere 28 en suite individually styled Tudor bedrooms.
Dating back as far as 1510, with some sections even dating from 1330, Thornbury Castle comes with 28 en suite bedrooms, a fine dining restaurant, a private dining facilities and impressive Tudor suite, a dedicated conference and numerous events space. It’s currently being used as a luxury hotel and is used regularly as a wedding venue thanks to its two spaces licensed for outdoor wedding ceremonies for up to 200 guests.
The interior bedrooms all feature four-poster beds and ornate carved ceilings, as well as plenty of Tudor tapestries. While outdoors you’ll find a 15.4 acre gardens and grounds, with the ruins of the former curtain wall and the productive vineyard.
Located just 10 miles from Bristol, the market town of Thornbury lies to the south west of the Costwolds, adjacent to the historic St Mary the Virgin Church, providing an excellent base to discover all that the local area has to offer including world class shopping and culture in Bristol and Cardiff, and the natural beauty of the Costwolds and river Severn.
Thornbury Castle is up for sale over at Savills where they’re looking for bids in excess of £8.5 million. While you could use it as a hotel, you could just have 27 games rooms if you feel like it! Head over to the Savills Website for more details or head over to the Thornbury Castle Website to see more details about the hotel.