High Street, Builth Wells - £375,000

bedrooms 5 baths 3 receptions 5

A wonderful opportunity within a thriving market town in Mid-Wales to purchase a respected family run business and Grade II character filled freehold in a central location offering a great lifestyle adventure.

Key Features

  • Excellent change of lifestyle opportunity
  • Historical business and freehold in central town location
  • Reluctant sale due to retirement
  • Wonderfully maintained character filled property
  • Popular family run business in thriving market town
  • Impressive and imposing 17th century building
  • Fantastic five bedroom owner's accommodation
  • Private courtyard serving area and rooftop sun terrace


This fantastic opportunity is positioned in a prime, prominent and much sought after location. Builth Wells is a unique, picturesque and historically fascinating small Welsh town and benefits from a vibrant, active and diverse community with many activities, clubs and social opportunities in the area. With an established client base plus the benefit of visitor/tourist trade the business stays busy during the winter months as well as the peak season.

The Premises & Business

This wonderful tea rooms and restaurant is situated on the ground floor of this 17th Century building, and features original character features throughout. The current owner's have spent considerable time and money maintaining the building and viewings are highly recommended to experience the property in full. There is a lovely restaurant area as well as tea room and pleasant sitting room to the front of the building, as well as ample courtyard tables and seating, in total around 85 covers. These are catered for superbly by the preparation and serving commercial kitchens, both fully fitted with an array of quality stainless steel catering equipment, induction hob and separate electric oven to allow the incoming purchaser to trade immediately. The building is in a perfect position to take advantage of foot traffic, as well as repeat business and visitors to the area, as references by its current 4.4/5 star Google rating. There are plenty of storage rooms to the rear of the property, allowing ample space for white goods and food, as well as ladies and gents toilet and wash hand basin facilities conveniently located off the central hallway. A handy workshop is situated to the rear of the property as well. Accounts for the previous three trading years have been provided to the estate agents and can be discussed further with keenly interested parties.

Owner's Accommodation

Setting this opportunity aside from many other businesses available is the quality and size of the private residential accommodation located on the first floor of this wonderful building. With five bedrooms featuring an en-suite to the master, two bathrooms (one shower) and two reception rooms, this could offer generous family accommodation or extra income potential if the new owner's wished to branch out into bed and breakfast. Lovingly maintained and improved over the current owner's tenure, these rooms offer a wealth of character as you would expect, and need to be viewed to be appreciated in full. Externally, a sun terrace offers a low maintenance garden, offering a private retreat away from the hustle and bustle of running the business.

Builth Wells has a range of amenities and facilities including Primary and Secondary Schools, a cinema, leisure centre, cricket, rugby, football and golf clubs. It is also home to the internationally famous Royal Welsh Show which is the largest agricultural show in Europe. The town has good transport links, is on a bus route between Cardiff and North Wales and is also served by Builth Road Railway Station on the Heart of Wales Line. Situated within the Wye Valley, an area of natural beauty and close to the Elan Valley at Rhayader, it is well-known as a walker’s paradise whilst the Red Kite feeding centre at Gigrin Farm offers a truly unique experience to see the rare and magnificent birds on a daily basis.

Floorplan for High Street, Builth Wells, Powys