Three landmark premises are on the market in Co Longford at the moment and all will have fond places in the hearts of many Longford people.
Local auctioneer Sean Dalton confirmed that the former Fountain Blue premises on the Dublin Rd will be offered for sale at auction in the Longford Arms Hotel on March 22.
The property is owned by the Reynolds family and formerly known as the Fountain Blue Hotel or Paris nightclub. It features a Bar/Restaurant/Disco and Function rooms of approx. 23,000 sq ft., on c 4.7 acres located on the main N4 Dublin/Sligo Road in close proximity to Longford Town.
Adjacent to this, there is also a building of approx 1200sq ft, which was previously used as living accommodation. This property is serviced by mains water and septic tank. The selling agent hasn’t given a guide price and advises that this is an excellent opportunity to own a commercial building on the main N4 Dublin/Sligo Road, Longford.
Meanwhile one of the biggest and best known names on the Longford entertainment scene, Frank Kilbride is retiring from the licenced trade after 25 years .
Consequently his landmark Park House Hotel in the heart of Edgeworthstown is available for sale or lease through Sean Dalton auctioneer. In terms of sale price, Dalton is guiding €650,000 for the premises that has been at the heart of the Irish country music scene for quarter of a decade. The Park House Hotel is a 22 bedroom hotel which has over the years been extended and refurbished to provide quality accommodation.
The hotel is positioned on a c 1.2 acre site with ample car parking and lawned gardens.
There is planning permission for six houses to the rear of the property with potential for further development. Sean Dalton is also the selling agent for the Bay Horse bar in Granard town for which he is guiding €250,000.
This is a renowned seven day residential licensed premises in excellent condition with a well established business spanning three generations.
The property includes a refurbished fully fitted bar and lounge with generous living accommodation. This property is situated in a wonderful trading position on Granard’s Main St, only 15 minutes from Longford and 20 miles from Mullingar. According to Sean Dalton, it offers an ideal opportunity to acquire a superb premises in excellent condition throughout with a successful trading history second to none.
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