This pub for sale sits in a national park overlooking a mountain - and is thought to be hundreds of years old. 

The Old Ford Inn, in Llanhamlach, is in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park and overlooks Pen-y-Fan mountain. 

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The bar area. (Pattinsons Commercial)

The pub is thought to have origins in the 12th century as a coaching inn, having been extended and updated over the years. 

It has been run by the same family since 2004, and is now going to auction.

Inside, there is an entrance hall leading to a reception area / snug bar, while towards the rear of the property is a dining room with a large window looking out to the mountains. 

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The dining area, complete with period ceiling beams and a feature chimney breast. (Pattinsons Commercial )

The main restaurant sits 55, and there are an additional 22 seats in the guest breakfast room, which is also used as a function room. 

There is a large commercial kitchen with preparation areas, as well as customer washrooms and an inner lobby. 

As well as the restaurant, there are currently five en-suite guest rooms on site, plus a further two currently being used for personal living accommodation.

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There are multiple en-suite letting rooms as well as the owners' accommodation. (Pattinsons Commercial)

The owners’ accommodation comprises two lounges, a kitchen and a master bedroom with an en-suite bedroom. 

Outside, there is a lawned beer garden with views over the countryside, a decked patio, a car park and a courtyard. 

An enclosed garden offers a private space for the owners, with a patio area and a summer house. 

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The countryside and mountain views. (Pattinson Commercial )

The property is being sold by Pattinsons Auction for a guide price of £480,000, with online auction bids open until 12th September 2023. 

The agent said: “We are pleased to offer to auction this wonderful opportunity to acquire a stunning freehold commercial property set in the stunning area of the Brecon Beacons National Park overlooking Pen-y-Fan Mountain.

“This established, family-run country Inn is a very popular venue providing traditional free house licensed bar facilities associated with an establishment of this kind. 

“The Old Ford Inn is also renowned for its range of fine, cask-conditioned real ales and for its full and varied lunchtime and evening menus of classic home-cooked, locally sourced pub meals, snacks and traditional roast Sunday lunches.”