Commercial property for sale in Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth SY23

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Property features

  • **Commercial Opportunity comprising of a Public House / Hotel Redevelopment Opportunity **
  • **Building Plot **2 Bed Cottage (currently under refurbishment) **
  • **3 Bed Cottage **5 Bed House**
  • **Large parking forecourt to front**
  • **Hotel - currently under renovation, 15 bed redevelopment including 200 seater restaurant **
  • Fantastic location along the A44 trunk road

Property description

**Commercial Opportunity comprising of a Public House / Hotel Redevelopment Opportunity ****Building Plot **2 Bed Cottage (currently under refurbishment) ** **3 Bed Cottage **5 Bed House****Large parking forecourt to front** **Hotel - currently under renovation, 15 bed redevelopment including 200 seater restaurant **Fantastic location along the A44 trunk road, conveniently positioned between Aberystwyth and Newtown/Builth Wells. Expansive views over open countryside. Close links to a range of public footpaths and mountain biking centres. Unique opportunity that rarely comes available in this part of Wales. Dyffryn Castell is a well renowned Public House and Hotel, conveniently positioned along one of the main routes into West/Mid Wales with its picturesque scenery being a wonderful setting for a commercial investment opportunity. The property sits on the edge of the rural village of Ponterwyd offering a petrol station/village shop, places of worship and is some 12 miles East of the larger urban Conurbation of Aberystwyth which offers a wider range of commercial and retail opportunities including local and national retailers, university, regional hospital, local and higher education facilities. Access to All Wales Coastal path, public houses, cafes, restaurants etc.

Fantastic Commercial Portfolio. Cambrian Mountains location. Pub/Hotel Redevelopment with adjoining building plot.



The property is located within a small cluster, approximately 1 mile outside the North Ceredigion Settlement of Ponterwyd along the main A44 trunk road that leads to Mid Wales.

The property is located along an important route, linking Mid and West Wales and forms the main thoroughfare to Aberystwyth. Strategically the property is in a good location.

All properties are located within a cluster.

Dyffryn Castell Hotel forms the focus of this cluster along with the car park on the opposite side of the road.

Isfryn (3 bed Cottage), Arnant (5 Bed Cottage) and the 2 bed cottage lie immediately adjacent to the hotel, as does the building plot.

Dyffryn Castell is currently vacant but prior to its purchase and commencement of redevelopment by the vendor, it was a thriving privately owned Hotel.

Its location is extremely popular with Tourist wishing to enjoy the pleasant outdoors and the Cambrian Mountains which surround the property on all sides.

Dyffryn castell hotel


This 3 storey building comprises of the bar, hotel and restaurant business. The main elevations are finished in traditional stone with natural slate roof. UPVC windows and doors exist on all elevations.

The building fronts immediately onto the trunk road with private car park facilities opposite. The car park measures approximately 0.4 acres.

At present the building is subject to renovation works and has been stripped ready for electrical re-wiring and plumbing.


We are advised that Planning permission exists for the redevelopment and extension of the hotel to provide increased levels of accommodation to provide 15 bedrooms and a 200 seater restaurant. The proposal includes the development of a projecting gable elevation to the rear and side to accommodate the additional facilities. A connecting bridge will link the development to a feature rear garden. It is considered that this extension work will result in a much improved facility attracting customers from far afield.

Proposed accommodation

Ground Floor – Via Main entrance lobby, through to main bar and reception area with adjoining 200 seater restaurant with access to side patio and garden. The restaurant is supported by customer toilets, kitchen, storage and cellar areas with ground floor disable bedroom also being provided.

First floor

Accessed via 2 separate ground floor staircases from lobby. One staircase leads direct to an independent 1 bed, en-suite apartment with lounge and kitchen (split over 1st & 2nd floor) on the eastern elevation while the other leads to the remainder of the bedrooms located within the original building. This includes access to 8 en-suite bedrooms and storage rooms. It also provides direct access to the ground floor bar and rear garden. A staircase links here to the 2nd floor of the extension.

Second floor

Via the new staircase independent access is provided to the 4 remaining en-suite bedrooms located within the original building. The other 3 en-suite bedrooms are accessed via the new extension.


To the front the property abuts the main A44 trunk road with only a dwarf wall separating the front curtilage and the roadside. The car park is located opposite.

To the rear the ground has been cleared ready for extensions and landscaping the garden. Rear access is via the side entrance to the west.

Arnant ponterwyd


Arnant is a detached welsh long house located on the eastern end of the cluster. The property extends back into the plot and is 2 storey in height. The property is deceptive and offers 5 bed accommodation. The property benefits from oil central heating.

The building is finished in roughcast render and benefits from independent road access and parking.

It is set within mature gardens with a feature stream running within the gardens.

Ground floor

entrance hall

Via double glazed upvc door, with tounge and groove boarding, tiled floor and downstairs w/c, through to -


15' 11" x 6' 7" (4.85m x 2.01m) including kitchen units (base & wall) in need of replacing, electric cooker with extractor fan over, 1 ½ stainless steel sink and drainer, front and rear windows, ceramic tiled splashback to walls, tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine, heater.

Dining room

11' 8" x 15' 8" (3.56m x 4.78m) a large dining space/family room window to front, heater, open fire place with connecting door to:


15' 11" x 11' 3" (4.85m x 3.43m) good size room, open firre, window to front enjoying open countryside views, alcove shelving leading to -

bedroom 1
16' 1" x 9' 9" (4.90m x 2.97m) large double room, front window overlooking countryside and front of property, shower room, heater.

First floor landing

15' 8" x 5' 5" (4.78m x 1.65m) Approached from Ground Floor Inner hallway.

Bedroom 2
12' 8" x 9' (3.86m x 2.74m) a double room, heater, alcove shelving, window.

Inner landing hallway

30' 2" x 2' 8" (9.19m x 0.81m).

Bedroom 3
12' 3" x 15' 9" (3.73m x 4.80m)a double room, heater, window to side and front.

Bedroom 4
12' 8" x 11' 4" (3.86m x 3.45m) a double room, side window, heater.

Bedroom 5
6' 11" x 11' 10" (2.11m x 3.61m) a single room, heater, window.

Family bathroom

6' 3" x 8' 1" (1.91m x 2.46m) no bathroom suite included but connections in place for bath/shower, w/c and wash hand basin, side window.


To the front the property abuts the A44 trunk road. Vehicular access to the property is to the side of the main dwelling, providing parking for up to 3 vehicles.


A side garden with shed is located here, with footpath access over the stream to an extended garden area.

Isfryn ponterwyd


This 2 storey end cottage is located on the western end of the cluster with side access for parking.

The building is finished in roughcast render and benefits from UPVC double glazing.

There is no designated rear garden area but this will be provided as part of the hotel redevelopment proposals.


We are advised that the accommodation provides 3 bedrooms, bathroom, lounge, kitchen and dining room.

Externally -

The front footpath of the property abuts the main A44 trunk road. There is a side door which would provide access to the rear garden when redevelopment is complete.

Building plot adj to isfryn


Planning permission exists on the western fringes of the property portfolio (A110179 Dated 14th May 2015) for the erection of a 3 bed dwelling. Access to the plot is via a new track which also serves as a service point and rear access to all properties, except for Arnant.

A rear garden is provided.

The plot is completely detached to the main cluster of properties and enjoys expansive views over the Cambrian Mountains. It is located in an enviable position with a limited number of plots being available in this location.

Planning Permission existing for the following accommodation layout -

ground floor – via rear entrance lobby to 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), separate shower room with staircase leading to

first floor – via landing to family bathroom, open plan kitchen and dining area, lounge, storage room

externally - To the front, it is proposed to provide a grassed verge allowing for junction visibility splays to cross over. The house is set back some 2-3m form the road.


The rear garden is set immediately off the rear lobby door providing 10m deep private garden area.

Parking is to the side.

2 bed cottage.


This 2 storey cottage is located between Dyffryn Castell and Isfryn. It fronts onto the A44.

The property is finished in stone and is currently subject to refurbishment under a previous planning permission.

A new garden will be created to the rear.

We are advised that the cottage provides 2 bedroom accommodation, bathroom with open plan lounge and kitchen on the ground floor.

Externally -

The property is bound to the A44 by a small footpath. Residents use the hotel car park for vehicle parking.

To the rear the garden is being reformed as part of the adjoining development but the property will benefit from private amenity space.

All drawings for the hotel and building plot available on request.

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