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

2 Bed

1 Bath

294 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 294 m²
The Purple Heather is a gem in the crown of Kenmare culinary premises. On the market as a going concern, this is a prime opportunity to purchase one of the most iconic properties in the heart of Kenmare town. The Purple Heather has been open since the 1960 s and has been renowned for its exceptional food. The ground floor of about 2,086 sq. ft. has a 56-seater restaurant & bar which also has a benefit of a full bar license. Located off the restaurant area is the commercial kitchen. To the rear are the ladies and gents toilets and dry goods room. The property extends to Henry Lane at the rear where there are various store rooms, which are ideal for further development. On the first floor is a private 2-bedroom apartment,1,083 sq. ft. (approx). This is ideal as an upstairs living quarters or a home. The large living room to the front has beautiful high ceilings with original cornicing and sash windows. There are also 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, living and dining room. On the third floor is an attic with a home office, 422 sq. ft. (approx). Total Site area 0.073 acres. The property is located on Henry Street which is renowned for its many restaurants, bars and shops. There is 28 ft of street frontage. This is a once in a life time opportunity to buy a gem within the jewel of the Heritage town of Kenmare. Joint Selling Agents: Connor Scarteen 064 6641263 Ground Floor Bar/Restaurant/Storage 193.8 Sq. mts. (2,086 sq.ft). Restaurant/Bar 56 Seater Bar and Restaurant. wood burning stove. Heating via free standing electric heater. Commercial Kitchen Commercial kitchen. List of contents available from the Estate Agent on request. Mens Toilets Toilets, sinks and urinals. Ladies Toilets Toilets and sinks Storage Dry goods area for main kitchen. External Storage Previously used as staff accommodation. Storage Previously used as staff accommodation. First Floor - 2 Bedroom Apartment 110.6 Sq.mts. ( 1,083 Sq. Ft.). Lounge Spacious living room with high ceiling. Original cornicing and sash windows. Open fireplace. Bedroom 1 Twin bedroom with high ceilings and original sash windows. Bedroom 2 Double bedroom to the rear. Bathroom W.c., w.h.b, bath with electric shower. Storage room Ideal as a home office. Kitchen Fitted kitchen with Neff electric oven, whirlpool fridge Freezer. Sink. Living & Dining room. Dining area with lounge area overlooking roof terrace. Second Floor - Attic/Storage 39.2 Sq.mts. (422 Sq.ft). Attic Ample storage area and office. Office Home office. DIRECTIONS: Located on Henry Street which is one of the busy commercial streets within the Heritage town of Kenmare.
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Property Features

  • Vacant Possessions
  • Full 7-day Bar Licence
  • 56-Seater Bar/Restaurant
  • Front facade of the building is listed
  • Potential to expand to the first floor
  • Development potential to rear onto Henry Lane
  • Services
  • Mains Water
  • Mains Sewage
  • Heating - Storage heating, solid fuel stove

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BER Details


BER No: 800808792

Energy Performance Indicator: 441.44 kWh/m2/yr





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