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Francis Street, Kilrush, Co. Clare

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Investment Property For Sale | 5,048 sq. feet (469 sq. metres)
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Property Description:


- 32 bed hostel with further potential for expansion
- Failte Ireland approved with fire certificate
- Ground floor unit leased to semi-state body with annual rent of €8,500
- Tenant unaffected
- Excellent street parking available
- Rear access
- Kilrush is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way and home to the burgeoning Scattery Island tourist destination
-Co. Clare is the 6th most visited tourist county in Ireland
-There are currently no hotels in Kilrush


This property is delightfully situated on Frances Street in the heart of Kilrush town and within walking distance of the town centre and all the services and amenities that Kilrush has to offer. Kilrush is a busy trading town and the largest in west Clare, with attractions such as the Marina and Aqua Park, the Vandeleur Gardens and Cappa Pier. Kilrush is a heritage town that offers a wide range of services and amenities such as pubs, supermarkets, restaurants, cafés, banks, credit union, church, primary and secondary schools, library, golf club etc.

This is a significant mid-terraced three-storey building delightfully located in the heart of Kilrush town on Frances Street with excellent parking facilities. The property is a 32 bed fully operational and profitable hostel that has a hint of old and new as parts of the building date back to the 18th century. The property comprises of a separate ground floor office unit to the front of the building that is rented on a long term lease to a semi-state body for €8,500 per annum. This office space was renovated in 2014 to a high specification and the tenant is unaffected. The remainder of the ground floor is used for hostel purposes. The hostel accommodates a reception area, office, laundry room, store room, kitchen and dining/lounge area on the ground floor while the first floor has a mixture of private rooms, family rooms, dorms and shower/bathroom facility. The second floor is alarge open plan room with excellent potential for various purposes. The large store room to the rear connects the building to John Street for rear access which is an excellent feature.


Front Shop Unit: Vinyl tile/carpet

Reception Room: Vinyl tile floor, sink, base units. 6.0 x 3.1

Office: Vinyl tile floor. 3.8 x 3.2

Store Room: Tiled floor. 2.2 x 3.6

Laundry Room. 5.0 x 3.6

Shed/Storage: Concrete floor, sub divided off, garage door onto lane. 17.4 x 3.6

Kitchen: Tiled floor, gas range, storage units, sink. 3.0 x 3.3

Dining Area: Tiled floor, stove, seating area. 5.3 x 3.5

Landing: Timber floor, seating area. 2.1 x 6.2

Room 1: Timber floor. 3.6 x 3.3

Room 2: Timber floor, wardrobes. 3.7 x 6.4

Room 3: Timber floor, wardrobes. 2.8 x 3.1

Toilets: 3 cubicles, 3 showers, 2 x wc. 2.4 x 4.0

Shower Room: Tiled floor, wc, whb, shower. 1.5 x 2.3

Room 4: Timber floor, fireplace. 3.4 x 5.3

Room 5: Timber floor. 3.7 x 6.0

Shower Room : Tiled floor, wc, whb, shower. 2.3 x 1.5

Second Floor: Carpet & timber floor open plan-sleeps 10-15. 7.1 x 7.3

BER Details


What is BER?

A Building Energy Rating (BER) indicates the energy performance of a property. Using a scale of A to G, higher rated homes will have lower energy bills.

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BER No 800615213
Energy Performance Indicator: 723.94 kWh/m2/yr

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Date Entered/Renewed:

29/5/2020 (73 days ago)

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