Henry Grattan’s, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
Henry Grattan's is a substantial, single-storey licensed premises extending to c.751 sqm / 8,083 sq ft. which has been refurbished to a very high standard and is presented in excellent condition throughout. The accommodation briefly comprises a traditional style public bar with timber flooring and a feature fireplace; a large lounge bar with semi-circular bar counter, raised seating area and a feature fireplace and a separate, self-contained restaurant/ function room. In addition, there is a fully fitted and equipped catering kitchen with ample dry goods storage areas and staff changing facilities. There is a central keg store and cold room with rear delivery access. Outside, there is a large and extensive car park with car parking for approximately 80 cars and a green open space. Adjoining the licensed premises are two investment properties: Bar One Racing bookmakers (c. 105 sq m / 1,130sq ft) and Ramon Massey funeral home (c. 88 sqm / 947 sqft). Both tenants are unaffected by the sale. There are two phone masts located on the roof providing additional rental income.
Henry Grattan's licensed premises is strategically located on the busy Celbridge to Maynooth Road (R405) on the northern edge of Celbridge, Co Kildare. Because of its excellent road and rail access and convenience to Dublin city centre (c. 23 kms away), Celbridge has become a commuter town with a population now in excess of20,000 people. Celbridge is located just off the M4 Motorway and is convenient to mainline rail services at Hazelhatch, approximately 3kms from the centre of Celbridge. Celbridge is located on the River Liffey and is steeped in history with many historic and notable buildings including Castletown House, Celbridge Abbey and The Mill. The surrounding area is predominantly residential with many long-established housing estates within walking distance of the property. In addition, there are several new residential development sites close by either under construction or earmarked for future residential development with over 1,500 new homes planned for the immediate vicinity. Close to Celbridge is the village of Leixlip (7 kms), which is home to major IT employers Intel and Hewlett Packard while Maynooth university town is also just 7kms away.
At present, and since its refurbishment, a substantial food and drink business is carried on in Henry Grattan's.It's convenience to a large residential population has enhanced the trading make-up and potential of the property. The sale of the Henry Grattan licensed premises now offers the discerning purchaser the opportunity to exploit the full trading potential of the property.
The sale of Henry Grattan's licensed premises also offers alternative use potential subject to the necessary planning consents. The property occupies a total site area of c.0.92 ha / 2.3 acres of which c.0.32 ha / 0.8 acres is zoned Open Space and c.0.60ha / 1.5 acres is zoned Neighbourhood Centre (NC) under the Celbridge Local Area Plan 2017-2023 to provide for new / existing neighbourhood centres and associated facilities.
- Investment opportunity
- Situated in densely populated residential area
- Close to a host of new housing developments
- Alternative use potential
- Additional valuable rental income