The Star Inn, Talybont Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal

£390,000 /Freehold


  • Commercial and Land
  • Riverside
  • Towpath Side


The Star Inn is a Grade II Listed inn is set in an amazing position in the village of Talybont on Usk, in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Usk Valley. The main pub garden is to the side, with lawns running right down to the River Caerfanell, a tributary to the River Usk, and picnic tables overlooking the river. The Monmouth and Brecon Canal is set on an embankment to the rear. Sadly there are no direct views of the canal from the garden, however there is a stunning view of the stone aqueduct which takes the canal over the river and there is a pathway with direct access to the canal towpath.

On the ground floor there are three interconnecting trading areas, each with a wealth of period charm and character. The main bar has a a quarry tiled floor, and a feature open fireplace with a cast iron solid fuel burner, exposed stone chimney breast and a keystone arch over. The carpeted lounge area has part panelled walls and a fireplace with brickette surround. The carpeted restaurant has a cast iron solid fuel burner set in an exposed stone chimney breast with brick keystone arch over. Each of these rooms seats about 20. The three areas are arranged around a central bar and servery with separate counters for each room. There is a catering kitchen and a large ground floor bottle and dry store, as well as the usual basement and beer cellar. There are also customer toilets on this floor.

On the first floor there are four en-suite letting rooms. These include a double with a fireplace and en-suite bathroom, a double with a fireplace and an unfitted en-suite, and two triple rooms each with a fireplace and an en-suite shower room. The owner’s accommodation is on the second floor. It comprises two double bedrooms and a boxroom suitable for creating an owner’s bathroom.

Outside there are two storerooms in a courtyard, one is a stone built building and the other is in a block building.

The agent states that their clients acquired the property in 2016, prior to which it had been owned by a Pub Company. They have subsequently improved the fabric of the building and established a healthy level of trade, with a turnover of £216,392 PA net of VAT from limited opening hours (evenings only). The freehold price £390,000 includes fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock at valuation in addition.

View this property on the Estate Agent’s Website. For full details contact Sidney Philips quoting Ref: 43860. No direct approach to be made to the business. All communications should be directed through Sidney Phillips. Viewing strictly by appointment only.

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Sidney Phillips

Specialists in Licensed Premises Sales
No direct approach to be made to the businesses. All communications should be directed through Sidney Phillips. Viewing strictly by appointment only.