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Kilbride Cross, Ballon, Carlow

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A landmark building situated on the N80 main Carlow/Bunclody/Rosslare road. Currently trading as a successful restaurant with seating for up to 60 patrons For Sale by Private Treaty as a going concern with high quality fixtures and fixings included in the sale.
Originally built as a Stewarts House in the 1700s and later turned into a blacksmith’s forge, a country shop and post office. The Forge in recent years has been transformed into a tastefully restored restaurant premises run by the present owners since it first open its doors…...
The property occupies a high profile location, highly visible to the large passing traffic on the N80, surrounded by a prosperous agricultural hinterland within easy reach of the local villages of Ballon, Myshall and further afield Tullow town, Bunclody and Carlow.
The renowned Altamont Gardens is a short drive from the property and other local attractions include Mount Leinster, Clonegal Castle, renowned fishing on the River Slaney and cruising on the River Barrow.
The property has the benefit of excellent parking with a spacious barn ideal for further conversion and adjoining paddock if desired.


Reception Room: 4.938 x 3.742 stone faced walls, tiled floor, pine ceiling with recessed lighting

Dining Room: 5.741 x 7.932, stone featured wall, wooden ceiling, solid fuel stove, fully fitted, blinds

Kitchen/Diner: 4.947 x 4.022, stone fireplace with solid fuel stove, flagged stone floor, sash windows

Hall/Dining Area: 4.947 x 2.053, flagged stone floor, stairs to first floor

Parlour: 4.721 x 4.125, open brick fireplace, centre & bracking lighting, curtains & poles

Inner Hall: 4.459 x 1.023, ladies, gents & disable toilets, tiled floor & walls

Pantry: 3.611 x 3.171, stainless steel shelving

Main Kitchen: 9.131 x 5.844, fully equipped commercial kitchen, door to side garden

Cold Room: 2.818 x 2.721

Side Hall/Delivery: 5.087 x 6.042, flooring, sink unit

First Floor:
Bedroom 1: 4.373 x 4.238 with wooden floor < ...

REA Dawson (Tullow)

Barrack Street, Tullow, Co. Carlow,

Tel: +353 (0)59 9151142

PSRA Licence No.  001015