The Purple Heather, Henry Street, Kenmare, Kerry

€620,000 Energy Rating V93 ET61 2 beds3 baths333.6 m2


The Purple Heather Bistro Bar is renowned throughout Ireland for its exceptional food, drink and atmosphere. The famous gourmet bistro has maintained the highest standard since opening in the early 1960s. The thriving food and beverage business is located in the center of the attractive and busy Henry Street in the heart of Kenmare town. This charming building is in a row of buildings built from limestone and sandstone which remained after the construction of the beautiful Holy Cross Church in Kenmare in approximately 1864. The well laid out premises has been renovated to the highest standards throughout the years. The first and second floors currently used for residential purposes could also be incorporated into the Bistro Bar or utilised for a variety of uses.  A unique investment opportunity to purchase as a going concern this exceptional food destination in one of Ireland's premier gourmet towns.


Ground floor 193.8 Sq.m ( 2086 Sq ft ): Porch:Windows at both sides and above door, stone entrance step Entrance Hall: Tiled floor, double doors, stairs to first and second floor, high ceiling, 2 doors to Kitchen and restaurant. Restaurant/Bar: Concrete and carpet floor, 2 large front facing windows, bar, bar counter, high ceilings, stove, 9 tables with chairs, separate seating booths. Kitchen: Tiled floor, 3 doors, window facing side. Ladies & Gents toilets: Sky lights, tiled floors and walls, w.h.b’s, urinals in gents, w/c’s Work room /storage: Storage rooms: Lean to/Storage: Staff toilets: First floor 100.6 Sq.m ( 1083 Sq.ft ): Private- Sitting room: High ceiling, carpet flooring, open fireplace, two large windows facing the front. Bedroom 1: Large window facing the front, two singe beds, carpet flooring, fireplace, high ceiling. Bedroom 2: Window facing rear, shelving, wood flooring, w.h.b. Storage room: Small window, shelving, carpet flooring. Bathroom: Window to side, w.h.b, w/c, bath/ shower Kitchen: Window facing rear, fitted kitchen, laminate flooring. Hall: Storage, carpet flooring. Living/ dining room: Carpet flooring, patio doors to flat roof, window facing side. Second floor 39.2 Sq.m ( 422 Sq.ft ) Private- Office: Storage: Attic Storage:


Unique opportunity to purchase the Purple Heather Bistro Bar. Located in the middle of Henry Street in the heart of Kenmare town. Charming & historic Gourmet Bistro Bar with first and second floor residential quarters. Delightful property full of character with huge potential. Joint selling agents with Sherry Fitzgerald Daly, Kenmare 064 6641213

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BER: D1 BER No: 800808792 Energy performance indication: 441.44 kWh/m2/yr


V93 ET61 - Henry Street, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

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