Lot 87 - Former Riverside Bar, Pontypridd Road, Porth, CF39 9PL

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £120,000+

Lot 87 - Spectacular Freehold Setting near Tom Jones Birth Place



The property benefits from four entrances to the front and side of the building, one which provides access to the top floor residential accommodation. The other two lead directly into the open plan former bar/restaurant area. The 4th leads to the beer store. Subject to the relevant consent, the ground floor may be divided into two commercial units or kept as a bar/restaurant. There is also a good sized kitchen area, and balcony to the rear which provides scenic views.

The top floor of the property is briefly comprised of four bedrooms, with a sink/plumbing for a sink in each room. There is a large communal area/living room which may lend itself to being converted into two separate bedrooms (subject to the relevant consents). Additionally there is 2 bathrooms, kitchen and balcony area overlooking the river.

This former bar and restaurant is located in the town of Porth and backs on to the Rhondda river, the property benefits from being positioned on Pontypridd Road, one of the main thoroughfares through the town. There are plenty of transport links within close proximity, with a bus stop directly outside and Porth railway station approximately a one minute walk away, making it an ideal commercial location.

Planning Permission
We have been advised the are no planning applications for this property (please refer to the local council for confirmation.

The property benefits from gas, electric and water (not tested).

Business Rates
Current rateable value is £13,500. The property is classified as 'Restaurant and premises'.

Vendor has advised that there is no VAT due on the sale of this property (to be confirmed by a solicitor).


Floor Description Area Sq Ft Area Sq M
First Floor Bar Area 612.14 56.87
Storage Area 44.67 4.15
Restaurant Area 645.94 60.01
Small store room 16.03 1.49
Men's wc 57.69 5.36
Women's wc 69.85 6.49
Kitchen 152.73 14.19
Toilet 48.43 4.50
Small room to rear 86.86 8.07
Top Floor - Flat Shower Room 59.30 5.51
Living Room 274.69 25.52
Bedroom 1 144.45 13.42
Bedroom 2 110.54 10.27
Bedroom 3 145.42 13.51
Bedroom 4 118.08 10.97
Bathroom 68.13 6.33


To be sold with vacant possession


Advised Freehold - to be verified by solicitor

Auction Fees And Additional Costs

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Additional costs: The purchase of the property may be subject to (but are not limited to), VAT (if applicable), reimbursement of the seller’s search fees, reimbursement of seller’s legal and/or sales costs, stamp duty. Please check accompanying legal pack for further details.

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