A FORMER Flintshire pub failed to sell at auction on Tuesday (September 5). 

The Druid Inn, Pontblyddyn was put on the market in August 2021, just four years after undergoing significant investment. 

Planning permission was recently granted to turn the pub on the A451, into two homes. 

The building which dates back to the 1800s was set to go to auction on July 27 with SDL Auctions, but due to admin errors it eventually went to auction yesterday. 

It was been given a guide price of £325,000, £70,000 less than the asking price when it went on the market two years ago. 

That price still wasn't enough to entice a buyer, with the auction company confirming that the former pub did not sell. 

The Druid Inn remains available for offers on SDL Auctions website, at a price of £357,000. 

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The property is described on the SDL Auctions website as: "A detached two storey stone built character property conveniently situated along the A541 approximately three miles from Mold.

"The Druid Inn has been a licensed pub in Pontblyddyn for many years with a restaurant area seating approximately 60 supplemented by an external decked seating area and large car park.

"At first floor there is a three bedroom managers/owners self contained flat. The property occupies a large plot extending to approximately 0.57 acre.

"Planning permission granted for change in use of building from use as a restaurant (Use Class A3) to use as two dwellinghouses (Use Class C3), with associated minor alterations to the external appearance of the building, erection of new means of enclosure and landscape works."