THE BOAT INN, OUGHTERARD, CO. GALWAY, H91 FF6F., Galway

€1,200,000


Public House
880 sq.m. (9,468 sq.ft.)

  Description

A PRESTIGIOUS LANDMARK PREMISES WITH 11 BEDROOMS, A SELF CONTAINED 1 BED APARTMENT, RETAIL PREMISES AND BAR / RESTAURANT. EXCELLENT INDOOR AND OUTDOOR DINING AREAS ALL LOCATED IN THE HEART OF OUGHTERARD VILLAGE, BEING THE GATEWAY TO CONNEMARA.

The property is located in the heart of Oughterard being situated in the main square of Oughterard. Oughterard is a flourishing village on the shores of Lough Corrib (being the largest lake in Ireland), with a good range of shops, pubs, hotels and schools. The CSO figures for 2016 were 1,318 people living in the area with many more living in the outlying villages. County Galway has over 179,000 as per the 2016 Census (CSO figures).

The village caters well for the growing local population, as well as the large numbers of visitors who come to take advantage of the walking, boating, and beautiful scenery for which this village is justly famous. Oughterard is classed at the Gateway to Connemara and the perfect location for exploring the local beautiful countryside surrounding the area. Lough Corrib is under a mile away, being the largest Golf is available at the 18 hole Oughterard golf course, set in natural parkland and there are six other golf courses within an hour's drive. The village is within easy commuting distance of Galway being under 25 minutes' drive from Galway City centre.

TRANSPORT LINKS: Oughterard is located 26 kilometers (18 miles) to the Northwest of Galway City located on the N59. Being only 31 miles from Clifden, it is the perfect location to explore the Connemara Area. There are good bus links to Galway and Clifden from several providers.

THE INN / HOTEL: This landmark long established premises offers a great opportunity for growth and possible future development and is for sale by private treaty. The hotel is set on a site of circa 0.2 acres which is located in the centre of Oughterard and primarily spread over 2 floors and extends to circa 880 square meters. This comprises of reception area, fully licensed bar and restaurant with large dining / function room and separate bar to the side. There are enclosed gardens designed for an outside dining experience and the property has a large seating to the front of the property with substantial kerb frontage and appeal. To the side there is a separate commercial unit (historically used as an off license) and to the first floor a self contained 1 bedroom apartment. There is a fully equipped kitchen with cold rooms / freezers and ample preparation areas. The capacity is estimated for circa 150 covers.

On the first floor there are 11 double and triple rooms, all being well presented throughout and benefitting from television points and ensuite facilities. There is an additional storage room and office located on the first floor.

CONTENTS: All contents (excluding a few personal possessions) are included in the sale.

SERVICES: Mains water, mains electricity, mains sewerage, gas central heating.

TITLE: LEASEHOLD 999 year lease from 1st May 1915

LICENSE: 7 DAY PUBLICANS LICENSE expires 30th September 2024

COMMERCIAL RATES: Valuation Number 1196628 - €11,466

SOLICITOR: Comyn Kelleher Tobin Solicitors
2 Georges Quay
Cork
T12 TR2A

ACCOUNTANT: Tom McGuinness
Century Business Services Ltd
4 Perry Square
Limerick
061 313611

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS AND FURTHER INFORMATION.
Any further information queries and to arrange a viewing please contact sole selling agents - Spencer Auctioneers

Luke Spencer – 087 9214467

  Accommodation

MAIN BAR: - 37'0" (11.28m) Max x 4'1" (1.24m) Max : 151 sqft (13.99 sqm)
(S) being L shaped in design. A well configurated bar and seating area with wood and tile flooring throughout, wainscotting, inset ceiling lights, seating capacity set at 60 with double glazed windows to the front. The bar itself was designed and constructed by the late Tommy Mallon, being a world-renowned boat builder. The bar is fully equipped with under counter fridges, dishwashers, sink area and ample storage. Full CCTV system in place, access to rear smoking area and doors leading to kitchen area.

KITCHEN AREA: - 46'1" (14.05m) Max x 27'5" (8.36m) Max : 1264 sqft (117.46 sqm)
fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel worktop, sinks, ovens, cookers, separation areas, 2 large walk-in fridge/chiller rooms, fire door with non-slip flooring throughout, door leading to restaurant area. (the blast chiller and oven are not included in the sale).

LADIES TOILETS: - 12'1" (3.68m) x 5'10" (1.78m) : 71 sqft (6.55 sqm)
with tiled flooring throughout, fully tiled walls, 2 cubicles, wash hand basin, hand dryer.

RECEPTION AREA: - 17'4" (5.28m) x 15'5" (4.7m) : 267 sqft (24.82 sqm)
(S) with internet connection, stairs rising to first floor accommodation and doors leading into dining area, wooden double doors leading to outside.

MAIN RESTAURANT: - 43'8" (13.31m) x 25'5" (7.75m) : 1110 sqft (103.15 sqm)
(N & S) with solid wood flooring throughout, capacity for circa 90 covers. Beautifully configured function room with fully operational bar, double glazed doors giving access to rear garden and additional seating area, doors leading to inner corridor.

ACCOMODATION
On the first floor there are 11 double and triple rooms, all being well presented throughout and benefitting from television points and ensuite facilities. There is an additional storage room and office located on the first floor.

RETAIL UNIT: - 29'2" (8.89m) Max x 12'4" (3.76m) Max : 360 sqft (33.43 sqm)
(S & W) with doors leading to outside.
This unique opportunity has significant street frontage, concrete flooring and a built-in counter with additional storage. This is currently used for storage.


SELF CONTAINED APARTMENT:


The apartment has an open plan kitchen living area with views over the square. The kitchen comprises of a range of wall mounted and base units with inset sink drainer, tiled flooring and tiled splashback, space and plumbing for washing machine and large fridge freezer. The living room is bright, being south facing and is carpeted throughout. There is a double bedroom also carpeted and a shower room with WC and wash hand basin.

OUTSIDE:
To the rear of the dining room / function room there is a partially covered dining area, currently holding six benches with patterned concrete flooring. There is an attractive garden area with raised beds and borders, a lawned area and mature trees around the garden.


Note:
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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  Features

  • Investment opportunity