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The Chestnut, Green Street, Birr, Co. Offaly

2700 sq. ft.

Restaurant / Bar / Hotel

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  • Available From: Immediately


  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 2700 sq. ft.
Donal Boyd Auctioneers are delighted to introduce The Chestnut Public House to the market. Built in c.1823, The Chestnut is a terraced, five bay, two storey imposing building with integral carriage leading to a large, fully enclosed, rear garden area. It occupies a magnificent prime location in the heart of Birr Town Centre, fronting directly onto Green Street. Many original Georgian features can be seen from the outside and also throughout the building. Over the years the premises have been carefully and sympathetically restored and with an extensive garden area and smoking area. The Chestnut provides for a modern indoor and outdoor space, within which larger parties/ private functions etc. can be catered for. Local festivals such as Offline Film Festival, Birr Film Festival and Birr Musical Festival have held functions/launches in this space, as have many brides and grooms who have hosted second day wedding celebrations here also. As well as local events, the garden area also regularly plays host to many International & Irish acclaimed musical artists and DJ's with a raised stage providing a fantastic performing area. This iconic licensed premises and well-established business has been trading successfully since 1999 under the current owners, and is a popular destination widely known around Offaly and further afield. The Chestnut is laid out over two floors, and internally extends to c.2,700sq.ft in total which also includes a spacious self-contained one bedroom apartment. Certified turnover figures are available on request together with an inventory of items included in the sale. Birr town is in the heart of the Midlands and has a vibrant social scene with many festivals taking place throughout the year, as well as having a wide range of fantastic visitor attractions nearby including Birr Castle & Gardens which is a 2 minute walk away. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all this superb premises has to offer. FEATURES *LOCATED IN THE HEART OF BIRR TOWN CENTRE *FULL 7 DAY LICENCE ON THE ENTIRE BUILDING (INCL. OUTSIDE AREAS) *CCTV SYSTEM THROUGHOUT *MONITORED ALARM & FIRE ALARM SYSTEM THROUGHOUT *OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING *UPGRADED WATER SYSTEM *STATE OF THE ART ELECTIC SPEAKER/SOUND SYSTEM PIPED BOTH INDOOR & OUTDOOR *SUPERB REAR GARDEN AREA WITH SEPARATE BAR (c.2,000sq.ft) *SELF CONTAINED 1 BED OVERHEAD ACCOMMODATION *ACCOMMODATION INTERNALLY EXTENDS TO c.2,700sq.ft *TOTAL SITE AREA IS c.0.12ha/0.45ac ACCOMMODATION GROUND FLOOR L-SHAPED LOUNGE & BAR AREA (3.96m x 7.2m) plus (5.23m x9.8m) With feature curved fitted teak counter, display shelving with mirrored splashbacks, stainless steel sink units (x 2), 18 counter taps, 3 integrated drinks fridges and dish washer. Wooden flooring and decorative ceiling throughout. Two open fireplaces at either end of the bar in cast iron surround Door at either end to Toilets and yard. KITCHENETTE (2.31m x 2.43m) With stainless steel sink unit and door to modernised cellar area. LADIES AND GENTS TOILETS (4.22m x 5.4m) Ladies - Fully tiled with 3 separate cubicles, 2 sink units and hand dryer. Gents - Fully tiled with 3 urinals and a separate cubicle, sink units and hand dryer. Door to rear yard. 1ST FLOOR Large impressive feature stair case leads to:- LOUNGE / COCKTAIL AREA (4.56m x 9.97m) Bright and spacious with decorative paneled walls, wooden flooring and separate Ladies and Gents Toilets SEPARATE 1 BEDROOM SELF CONTAINED APARTMENT (c.500sq.ft) Open plan living/dining area with open fireplace, wooden flooring, fully fitted kitchen, separate bedroom and showeroom. OUTSIDE Set back from the road and accessed by an integral Georgian archway, the rear of the property provides for a number of separate areas. Directly upon entering, there is a large yard with staircases leading to the main inside bar and lounge area. There is a partially covered outdoor smoking area also. Further on, and set behind a stunning 150 year old Olive Tree, there is the superb outdoor space extending to c.1900sq.ft, which has been fully modernised providing for a magnificent area for larger parties/events (up to 150 people). Bar and ancillary storage areas also. VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AND IS BY APPOINMENT ONLY WITH THE SOLE SELLING AGENT, DONAL BOYD AUCTIONEERS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL DONAL BOYD ON 0872554412 OR EMAIL THE ADDRESS BELOW DONAL BOYD AUCTIONEERS LTD PSR LICENCE NO 001591

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