Main property header
Property headerProperty header
Property header

THE PURPLE HEATHER, Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

2 Bed

2 Bath

334 m²



  • Sale Type: For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Overall Floor Area: 334 m²
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 Restaurant, wood burning stove, 2 large front facing windows, high ceilings, The restaurant comprises of 9 tables with chairs, separate seating booths & Bar Counter seats. Kitchen: Commercial Kitchen. List of appliances available from the Agent on request. Tiled floor, 3 doors, window facing side. Ladies & Gents toilets: Sky lights, tiled floors and walls, w.h.b, urinals in gents, w/c Staff Changing / Toilets: Facilities for the staff 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: Fitted Kitchen with window facing the rear of the property Hall: With Storage Closet, 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 ) Attic Storage: Ample Storage area and Office Office: Home Office Storage: 2.30m X 3.00m Full Brochure available on Request
Daft Mortgages
Daft Mortgages

How much do you need to buy this property?

Use our calculator to see how much you'll have left after the upfront buying costs like legal fees, stamp duty, and survey.

Property Features

  • Sherry Fitzgerald Daly, Kenmare 064 664 1213
  • Charming & Historic Gourmet Bistro Bar with first and second floor Residential Quarters.
  • Delightful property full of character with huge potential.
  • Unique opportunity to purchase the Purple Heather Bistro Bar
  • Site of 0.073 acres

Kenmare Neighbourhood Guide

Get to know more about this area with our neighbourhood guides, explore property prices lifestyle & more...

BER Details


BER No: 800808792

Energy Performance Indicator: 441.44 kWh/m2/yr





Property Views

Check off the indispensible step by step list to guide you through your home buying journey
Chart your progress, track your tasks, keep it simple.

Daft ID: 16948052

Contact Agent


Patrick Connor-Scarteen

064 66 41263
View all Properties

Thinking of selling?

Get 3X more views and enquiries for your property with a Daft Advantage Ad. Talk to your agent today.