A POPULAR pub near Denbigh has gone on the market, and has been described as a “fabulous” opportunity for investors.

The Golden Lion Inn, in Llangynhafal, has been put up for sale with estate agent St David’s Commercial for £395,000.

The “thriving” business, which is run by a husband and wife team, is on the market owing to ill health, the listing said.

It opened in 1971, is situated on the Offas Dyke walkway, and has previously won awards for the community hub it has become.

The impressive site is includes a horsebox with a full working kitchen, including water heaters, a fridge/freezer, wine cooler, gas burner, microwave and pizza oven.

The pub also has a cellar, fitted kitchen, with a bar and separate restaurant area, and an upstairs area made up of two guest suites and owners’ studio accommodation.


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Several clubs meet monthly at the inn, including a book club, ladies that walk and talk, astronomy club, and Welsh folk music.

The estate agent listing states: “A fabulous opportunity has arisen to acquire a freehouse with rooms, in the Clwydian Hills, with a campsite pitch for up to six pitches, with substantial car park, large paddock area, ideal for parties, functions and weddings.

“The inn has deservedly been recognized as a ‘community hub’ in the pub award - it is a thriving business operated by a husband and wife team and is available owing only to ill health.

“Very attractive looking building with lovely bar and separate restaurant.

“We are looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs to take over this fantastic establishment and potentially expand the gardens with a detached building with four bedrooms, beer garden etc.

“Preliminary drawings have been drawn up (but not pursued).”