Finnegan's of Mary's lane is a landmark premises in the shopping heart of Kilkenny, High Street. The property occupies a high profile site close to the City Hall ("Tholsel"), Goods Department store and the Market Cross Shopping Centre.
The property is in a pivotal retail position, adjacent to various high profile multiple retailers such as Sasha, Benetton, O Brien's sandwich bar and Supermacs. Mary's lane is primarily a pedestrian route to Rose Inn Street, Kieran Street and High street. The front of the premises faces St Mary's Hall and the property benefits from close proximity to the Ormonde Street, Market Cross and Market Yard Car Parks.
With a site footprint of circa 68m2 (730sqft) and 3 storeys high, the property has significant potential for the investor, developer and owner occupier.
Finnegan's Bookmakers is a long established business premises just off the High street. The building consists of a 3 storey masonry building set on a busy turn on the lane. The property has almost 12 metres (37ft) of street frontage and benefits from high visibility from both High street and Rose Inn Street. The lanes, Market and Butterslip in Kilkenny have become havens for craft, boutique and exclusive bijoux shops in recent years.
There are separate private and public entrance doors to the property from Mary's lane. The private door leads to a staircase and the upper floors. The upper floors could be developed separately as residential or office/commercial space. The outlook from the property includes the Tholsel and St Mary's.
The property has not been trading recently. The premises does require significant repairs to the structure and fabric including total refurbishment and refitting. None the less, the property would be an ideal restaurant, retail unit, office or mixed residential property. Viewing is highly recommended.
Floor Net Internal Area (m2) Gross external Area (sqft)
Ground 61.44 m2 (660 sqft) 67.74 m2 (728 sqft)
First 58.8 m2 (633 sqft) 67.74 m2 (728 sqft)
Second 58.8 m2 (633 sqft) 67.74 m2 (728 sqft)
Total 179.04 m2 (1926 sqft) 203.22 m2 (2,186 sq ...