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The Purple Heather, Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

3591 sq. ft.

Restaurant / Bar / Hotel

Property Overview

  • Available From: Immediately


  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 3591 sq. ft.
Joint Selling Agents with: Sherry Fitzgerald Daly, Kenmare 064 6641213 The Purple Heather Bistro Bar is renowned throughout Ireland for its exceptional food, drink and atmosphere. The famous gourmet bistro has maintained the highest standard since opening in the early 1960s. The thriving food and beverage business is located in the center of the attractive and busy Henry Street in the heart of Kenmare town. This charming building is in a row of buildings built from limestone and sandstone which remained after the construction of the beautiful Holy Cross Church in Kenmare in approximately 1864. The well laid out premises has been renovated to the highest standards throughout the years. The first and second floors currently used for residential purposes could also be incorporated into the Bistro Bar or utilised for a variety of uses.  A unique investment opportunity to purchase as a going concern this exceptional food destination in one of Ireland's premier gourmet towns. Ground floor 193.8 Sq.m ( 2086 Sq ft ): Porch: Windows at both sides and above door, stone entrance step Entrance Hall: Tiled floor, double doors, stairs to first and second floor, high ceiling, 2 doors to Kitchen and restaurant. Restaurant/Bar: 56-Seater Bar & Restaurant, 2 large front facing windows, high ceilings, Wood burning Stove. The restaurant comprises of 9 tables with chairs, separate seating booths and Bar Counter Seats. Kitchen: Commercial Kitchen , List of Contents available from the Agent. Ladies & Gents toilets: Sky lights, tiled floors and walls, w.h.b's, urinals in gents, w/c's Staff Changing / Toilets Work Room / Storage: Dry goods area for kitchen External: Storage: Previously used as staff accommodation Guest WC; Storage rooms: Previously used as staff accommodation Storage room: 3.40 m X 2.70 m Lean To/ Storage: 3.40m X 3.50m First floor 100.6 Sq.m ( 1083 Sq.ft ): Private Residential Quarters Sitting room: High ceiling, open fireplace, two large windows facing the front. Bedroom 1: Twin Bedroom , Large window facing the front, fireplace & high ceiling. Bedroom 2: Double Bedroom, Window facing rear, shelving, wood flooring, w.h.b. Storage room: Small window, shelving, carpet flooring. Bathroom: Window to side, w.h.b, w/c, bath/ shower Kitchen: Window facing rear, fitted kitchen, laminate flooring. Hall: Storage, carpet flooring. Living/ dining room: Patio doors to roof terrace, Dining Area with lounge area , window facing side. Second floor 39.2 Sq.m ( 422 Sq.ft ) Private- Attic Storage: Ample Storage area and Office Office: Home Office Storage: 2.30m X 3.00m Please contact the Agent for the Full Property Brochure

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BER No: 800808792

Energy Performance Indicator: 441.44 kWh/m2/yr





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Contact Agent


Patrick Connor-Scarteen

064 66 41263
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