For Sale

Outstanding Hotel/Pub/Restaurant in Idyllic Location

Treorchy, Mid Glamorgan

£389,999 +SAV

Ref: B05332

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Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Dunraven Hotel which is a well established pub / hotel with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a popular local business in an area teeming with customers and offering further scope for development.

Dunraven Hotel is a family run pub at the top of the world famous Rhondda Valley, where a warm Welsh welcome always awaits customers. The pub dates back to the late 19th century where it is believed that it may have been a court house prior to its conversion into a pub.

The current owners have run Dunraven Hotel for the last 15 years or so and the business has been a real labour of love for them and has flourished under their ownership. The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to the vendors wish to pursue a change of lifestyle, perhaps moving to sunnier climes. They are keen to see their beloved pub / hotel pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner(s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.

Dunraven Hotel is a well established pub and hotel. Featuring free WiFi.  The business offers pet friendly accommodation and each room comes with a flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have a private bath or shower room. There are eight letting rooms which are offered on a bed and breakfast basis.

The business is popular with walkers and mountain bikers and offers storage and washing facilities for bikers on site, which enables their guests to keep their biking equipment in perfect condition whilst not in use.

The sale will include the company website ( and Facebook pages and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via websites such as , , , , and etc. Dunraven Hotel enjoys great online reviews.

Scope to improve

  • Advertising and marketing campaign
  • Maximise the use of social media particularly twitter and instagram
  • Introduce an evening meal option for staying guests
  • Develop the outside catering side of the business for parties, weddings and special events etc
  • Open as a bistro in the evenings
  • Develop a lunchtime food offering
  • Explore online voucher discounters such as Groupon and Wowcher
Reasons to Buy

  • A well established business with an enviable reputation and many regular customers
  • A real opportunity to increase turnover and profits significantly, current owners are running at a pace to suit
  • Little competition locally
  • Includes generous owners accommodation
  • A real lifestyle business offering a lucky new owner the opportunity to live and work in the beautiful welsh countryside
  • Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success of the business
  • Priced to facilitate a quick sale.

Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.

This great business is likely to attract considerable interest.



We are advised that Dunraven Hotel is being sold as a freehold business opportunity.

We are advised that the business rates payable are approximately £9100 per annum


Dunraven Hotel operates 24/7.


The business is run and managed by our clients, a husband and wife team with the help of 9 part time members of staff.

Financial Profile

Dunraven Hotel generates an advised current turnover of circa £375,000 per annum, which  comprises of a split of revenue generated from wet sales of roughly £275,000 and the balance through the letting side of the business.


Dunraven Hotel is located in Treherbert.

Treherbert is a village and community situated at the head of the Rhonda Fawr valley in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf. Historically part of Glamorgan, Treherbert is a former industrial coal mining village which was at its economic peak between 1860 and 1920. Treherbert is the upper most community of the Rhondda Fawr and encompasses the districts of Blaencwm, Blaenrhondda, Tynewydd and Pen-Yr-Englyn.

The main road in the northerly direction out of Treherbert is the A4061 Rhigos Mountain Road towards Hirwaun and the A465 Heads of the Valleys road.

Dunraven Hotel is close to the Brecon Beacons, with two national trails and a national park, this is fabulous walking and thinking country. In its charming, lively market towns, outdoorsy types rub along with writers and artists and the mood is gently alternative and modestly intellectual.

The business is situated at the foot of Penpych mountain, which is one of only two flat topped spur mountains in Europe which is ideal for walkers and mountain bikers alike.

There are multiple mountain biking centres near the business which offer a variety of rude experiences. Bike Park Wales situated in Merthyr Tydfil is one of the best parks in Britain with several trails to cater for riders of all abilities.

The business occupies an impressive corner position and is presented and maintained to a high standard with clear visible signage. There is free on street parking immediately outside the premises and a free public car park directly opposite.


Dunraven Hotel occupies an end terraced, period style property and briefly comprises;

Main Bar

Windows to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior, two levels  having wood effect flooring, high ceilings with feature beams and period features, tables and chairs, leather effect sofas and low table, wall mounted TV, built in banquette seating. Lower level has a further two windows to the front, interesting feature mezzanine, wall mounted TV, alcove area with children’s play area and chalk boards.


Bespoke counter with padded front and complimentary timber worktop, 13 points of dispense, glass wash, double glass fronted drinks chiller, single glass fronted drinks chiller, stainless steel hand wash basin, wall mounted soap and paper towel dispenser, EPOS till system.

Games Room

Lovely traditional games room with tiled floor, french doors to garden, breakfast bar with stools. Pool table

Breakfast Room / Restaurant

A really generous room flooded with natural daylight from the patio doors to side,nice quality tables and chairs, bespoke bar area with Exobar coffee machine, coffee grinder, under counter fridge, Scotsman ice dispenser, 4 points of dispense, glass fronted drinks chiller and potato oven.

Ladies and Gents WC’s

With close coupled toilets and hand wash basins

Office / Dry Goods Room

Good sized room with ample space for desk, chairs and filing cabinets etc. Freestanding shelving unit and floor storage space.


Generous and comprehensively equipped catering kitchen, dual aspect with windows to side and rear, door to rear garden, vinyl non slip flooring, chest freezer, stainless steel sink with double drainer and useful storage space beneath, separate hand wash basin with wall mounted soap and paper towel dispensers, UPVC wall cladding, Beko fridge / freezer, stainless steel preparation tables, twin basket fryer, Russell Hobbs microwave, Sharp microwave, 5 burner range cooker with fan oven, further 6 burner range cooker with fan oven and 4 slot toaster.

Letting Accommodation

There are eight letting rooms each with its own bath or shower room and all presented and maintained to the highest standard.

Owners / Managers accommodation

There is good sized owners accommodation with 2 bedrooms and it’s own kitchen.


There are generous and secure gardens to the side and rear of the premises with a lovely raised deck area with complimentary timber pergola, raised flower beds and established herbaceous borders, paved seating area and a lawned area also.

The premises are secured by an alarm system and a 12 camera CCTV system with smartphone connectivity (if required).

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