The Olde Post Inn, Cloverhill, Co. Cavan

€750,000 Energy Rating H14 W577 600 m2


A unique opportunity to acquire an award-winning restaurant and guesthouse, hailed as one of the Northeast's finest. Built in the early 19th Century this historic property traded as a post office until the 1970's. Repurposed and restored in the 1990's The Olde Post Inn was established as a fine-dining restaurant and charming guesthouse. Beyond the picture perfect postcard facade, the rich tapestry of history meets the exquisite artistry of fine dining. Inside refined indulgence is effortlessly achieved with two luxury Hampton conservatories complementing the original building where open turf fires illuminate the original stone and brick walls that support the magnificent pine beams and rafters, an inviting ambience evoking a sense of relaxation and comfort. LOCATION: The property forms part of the fabric of a village steeped in a rich history dating back to the late 18th Century. Castle Saunderson (formerly Breffni Castle) borders the village and has been a prominent feature in the area since the 14th Century. The estate is currently used by Scouting Ireland for training scouts from Ireland and overseas. Cloverhill is located along the N54 Cavan / Monaghan Road approx. 11km north of Cavan town centre, 35km southwest of Monaghan town and 40km south of Enniskillen. The property is conveniently located 4km from the N3, the primary route linking Cavan to Dublin and the M50 orbital motorway. Dublin City Centre, Dublin Airport and Belfast City Centre are equidistant, all within a comfortable 125 km drive of the property. THE PROPERTY: On arrival visitors are welcomed into a magnificent Hampton Conservatory reception lounge, perfect for predinner drinks. This superb space leads into the original fabric of The Olde Post Inn, each room featuring nuances of the history. THE GREEN ROOM: An intimate dining room with rich panelled walls, deep window openings and a central fireplace. Capacity for 17 guests. THE OLD DINING ROOM: A relaxed and inviting setting with stone and brick walls, pine beams and a turf burning stove, this comfortable dining room is set in the oldest part of the building which housed the original post office. Capacity for 32 guests. THE GARDEN ROOM: Featuring the second splendid Hampton Conservatory this is the largest dining room, a relaxed yet formal area with views overlooking the gardens and Cloverhill Church, a beautiful venue inspired by the surrounding landscapes.Capacity for 80 guests. THE DINING ROOM: The smallest and most intimate dining room, perfect for a dinner or lunch with friends, family or business colleagues. Capacity for 12 guests. WEDDINGS: Given the enchanted setting The Olde Post Inn is apopular wedding destination for intimate weddings of approx. 100 guests. There are six luxurious en-suite bedrooms offering comfortable accommodation for guests wishing to avail of an extended stay. The culinary hub of the property features an energy efficient, bespoke PALUX kitchen with induction components. Outside the manicured lawns bordered by herbaceous beds create a picturesque backdrop to the property. At the bottom of the gardens a double-arch stone bridge, built c. 1885, formerly part of the Great Northern Railway that ran from Ballyhaise to Belturbet. Steeped in a rich history spanning over 200 years, an incredible opportunity to acquire an establishment credited with numerous awards and accolades, a testament to the exceptional dining experience and impeccable service the current owners have provided over the past 20 years. Viewing and enquiries strictly through the sole selling agent.


Entrance Porch - 2.20m x 1.40m Polished travertine floor. Conservatory - 9.20m x 8.16m Polished travertine floor, automated roof openings, electronic roof blinds. Ladies w.c - 3.65m x 4.15m Ceramic tiled floor. Gents w.c - 3.25m x 4.35m Ceramic tiled floor. Wheelchair accessible w.c - 1.47m x 2.48m Ceramic tiled floor. Green Room - 7.25m x 4.62m Carpeted, floor to ceiling wooden wall panelling, storage cabinets, recessed lighting. Bar / Reception - 6.55m x 4.28m Parquet flooring, open hearth brick fireplace. Dining Room - 4.55m x 4.18m Solid timber flooring, open hearth fireplace with marble surround. Garden Room - 13.00m x 6.25m, 4.50m x 2.95m Parquet flooring, Charnwood stove, double French doors to garden. Old Dining Room - 8.20m x 4.67m Solid timber flooring, brick fireplace with stove insert. Kitchen - 10.8m x 4.34m Cold Room - 2.9m x 2.1m Store Room - 2.95m x 2.80m Store Room - 1.80m x 3.20m Rear Lobby - 2.95m x 2.00m Stairs to first floor return. First Floor - Guesthouse - Bedroom 1 - 2.90m x 4.35m Carpeted. En-Suite - 1.03m x 3.25m Part tiled, shower, w.c, wash hand basin. Bedroom 2 - 4.20m x 3.50 Carpeted. En-Suite - 2.81m x 1.34m Part tiled, shower over bath, w.c, wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 - 5.61m x 4.62m Carpeted. En-Suite - 2.1m x 1.7m Fully tiled, shower over bath, w.c, wash hand basin. Bedroom 4 - 5.61m x 4.57m Carpeted. En-Suite - 3.00m x 2.00m Part tiled, shower over bath, w.c, wash hand basin. Bedroom 5 - 3.83m x 3.48m Carpeted. En-Suite - 2.30m x 2.00m Part tiled, shower over bath, w.c, wash hand basin. Bedroom 6 - 3.43m x 3.35m Carpeted. En-Suite - 2.22m x 2.16m Part tiled, shower, w.c, wash hand basin. First Floor - Return - Laundry Room - 3.66m x 2.78m Office - 2.90m x 2.70m Staff Shower Room - 1.50m x 1.85m Shower, w.c, wash hand basin. Staff w.c / changing - 1.05m x 1.95m

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BER: B3 BER No: 800944241 Energy Performance Indicator: 699.88


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Sherry FitzGerald Declan Woods
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Date created: Oct 13, 2023

Sherry FitzGerald Declan Woods
Sherry FitzGerald Declan Woods
PSRA Licence No. 003576
Declan Woods
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