Detached house - 8 Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms
Situated in a prime location in the centre of the East Clare village of Scarriff, the Merriman tavern is legendary. This premises was originally a grain mill, dating back to 1865. The tavern was founded in 1963, and through the years has hosted the cream of Irish musicians, The potential of this well known venue is enormous. The tavern had been closed for the last few years, , but has been refurbished in many areas, yet it retains and old world charm, and an atmosphere all of its own. The current owners, who are seeking to retire, have been running the tavern as a wine bar and bistro on a part time basis in the recent past. The bar property comprises of a licensed wine bar premises, with an intimate bar, and a separate function room with a capacity of some 300 people. The wine bar and function room can be described as traditional, rustic, atmospheric, and are adorned with a collection of posters which give clues to the history of the establishment. The house been recently refurbished, and provides a spacious family residence. A restaurant to the front of the complex has been leased to a take away, who are long term tenants. This provides a stable income. Above the restaurant are five B/B rooms. There is a courtyard to the front which, weather permitting can be used as a sheltered outdoor eating and drinking space. To the rear of the building is a large green space, which in the past has been used for outdoor summer events. . The property is offered for sale with health and fire certification. A document prepared by the owners is available, giving the full history of the tavern.
PROPERTY COMPRISES (All dimensions in metres and are approximate) Bar Areas Courtyard area with 2 W.C.'s Entrance: 3.39 x 6.81 Bar 1/ Function Room: 8.45 x 25.00 Long bar counter. Two W.C..'s. Stage area. Bar 2: 4.37 x 13.00 Fireplace. Bar counter. Access to house 2 Merriman Mural. Lounge Room: 4.24 x 8.00 Kitchen behind bar: 4.07 x 3.80 Store off kitchen: 4.27 x 4.78 Garden: 10.00 x 80.00 MAIN RESIDENCE Kitchen/ 4.33 x 10.00 Breakfast bar. Sink u ...