DescriptionA charming Eddie Hackett designed parkland course situated in the Waterford countryside only 4km from the thriving town of Dungarvan and the coast.
The 148 acre (59 hectare) 18 hole course extending to 6,802 yards off the championship tees was created in 1991 from farmland owned by the Spratt family who still own and manage the course. Streams were diverted to create water features and extensive plantings have matured to increase the challenge this course presents. The spacious, yet
comfortable clubhouse has the ladies, gents changing rooms, showers, offices and the pro-shop at ground level with the main restaurant, kitchen, bar and balconies offering fine views on the first floor. West Waterford Golf Club has a strong member base and is home to professional golfers Seamus Power and Gary Hurley. Seamus holds a PGA card for the 2019 season and was on the Irish Golf team that competed in the Rio Olympics. Gary is touring professional and was on the winning Walker Cup team in 2015.
Due to its location, the quality of the course and the clubhouse layout we believe there is considerable scope to increase the membership and turnover.
A deliberate policy has been in place over the years whereby only standard fertilizers have been used except for the green where specific grass treatments have been kept to a minimum. With the planting of
mixed woodland and the creation of small water hazards the area has become a haven for wildlife.
Starting with gently undulating farmland in 1991 renowned course designer Eddie Hackett has created
a friendly yet challenging 18 hole course with tree lined fairways, water hazards and well positioned bunkering.
The natural topography permitted the creation of difficult yet fair greens without excessive landscaping.
The golf guidebook Hooked An Amateurs Guide to golf courses of Ireland” placed West Waterford at no. 8 in
the country’s top hidden gems. There is a central irrigation system to all greens fed from a large tank under the works shed with all piping at a depth of 3 to 4 feet. All of the bunkers were upgraded in 2018.
West Waterford Golf Club is for sale as a going concern. However, it can also be sold simply as a
property which will exclude all plant, machinery and contents with the vendors retaining the brand. If sold as a going concern then all machinery and course equipment (inventory available) clubhouse commercial
kitchen equipment, office fittings and furnishings will be included. The purchaser will be expected to acquire
the bar and pro shop stock, at cost.
The business has been returning a modest profit for a number of years and accounts will be made available
to seriously interested parties by the company’s financial adviser.
Features* A charming Eddie Hackett designed parkland course
* Situated in the Waterford countryside only 4km from the thriving town of Dungarvan and the coast.
* 148 acre (59 hectare) 18 hole course
* Extending to 6,802 yards off the championship tees was created in 1991
* West Waterford Golf Club is situated approximately 5km from Dungarvan
* Located at the mouth of the Colligan river and overlooking beautiful Dungarvan Bay
* Mains Electricity. Monitored Alarm System. Well Water. Septic Tank. Gas Fired central Heating
BER DetailsBER: B3 BER No.800707259 Energy Performance Indicator:1349.83 kWh/m²/yr
West Waterford Golf Club is situated approximately 5km from Dungarvan a thriving bustling seaside market town nestled beneath the Comeragh Mountains of County Waterford on the south east coast of Ireland.
Located at the mouth of the Colligan river and overlooking beautiful Dungarvan Bay, the town has a population in excess of 10,000. A high tourist amenity area Dungarvan is noted for its numerous amenities, rugged
coastline & mountains and its prime location in the heart of the County makes it a desirable location in which to put down roots. It has all the requirements for modern living, high quality schools, sports facilities, major employers, fabulous restaurants, pubs, beaches, golf, tennis, sailing, surfing, and a vibrant night life. Dungarvan is a noted deep sea angling centre, with shark, general ground and wreck fishing available. One of Ireland’s best known artisan food festivals, West Waterford Festival of Food runs annually each April.
Dungarvan offers a perfect starting point to explore the fabulous sights in Ireland’s Ancient East. The spectacular Waterford Greenway offers a 46km dedicated off road cycling and walking trail from Dungarvan to Waterford passing along part of the Copper Coast offering breath-taking views of the Comeragh Mountains, beaches and coves. The town lies on the N25 European route which connects Cork, Waterford & Rosslare Europort. The nearest airport with regular scheduled services is Cork Airport, which is 80 km away.
The south East of Ireland consists of five counties of Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Tipperary and Wexford fondly known as the ‘Sunny South East’, famous for it vibrant towns, coastal villages and resorts.
The landscape comprises a mix of rolling hills, woodlands, picturesque river valleys of the Blackwater, Nore, Suir & Slaney and a coastline dotted with quaint fishing villages. Rich in culture and heritage, The Irish National Heritage Park, Dunbrody Heritage Ship, Kilkenny Castle, The Rock of Cashel and The Waterford Crystal Visitor
Centre are among the more popular visitor attractions.
Waterford 45 km
Cork International Airport 81 km
Viewing DetailsBy appointment with REA Spratt 001621
Joint Agents : Colliers International PSRA No. 001223
Marcus Magnier Tel: 01 633 3700