Bless­ing­ton ho­tel for sale at €1.85m

DOWN­SHIRE HO­TEL IN BLESS­ING­TON HAS A RE­SERVE PRICE OF €1.85M

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - FRONT PAGE - By MYLES BUCHANAN

THE Down­shire Ho­tel on Bless­ing­ton’s Main Street has been put up for sale by pri­vate treaty with a €1,850,000 ask­ing price. JP and M Doyle of Bless­ing­ton will be han­dling the sale. The ho­tel in­cludes 27 well-app­pointed bed­rooms and suites, in­clud­ing 25 en-suite rooms with full bath­rooms; a res­tau­rant with the ca­pac­ity to sit 80 peo­ple, bar and lounge area, three meet­ing rooms, a con­fer­ence area and a fit­ted kitchen.

The listed build­ing is lo­cated right in the cen­tre of Bless­ing­ton and is con­sid­ered to be in good con­di­tion de­spite hav­ing been closed for some time.

THE Down­shire Ho­tel on Bless­ing­ton’s Main Street has been put up for sale by pri­vate treaty with a €1,850,000 ask­ing price.

The build­ing dates back to the 1820s. While the ho­tel has been closed since 2005 af­ter 46 years of busi­ness, the prop­erty is still con­sid­ered to be in good con­di­tion through­out. JP and M Doyle of Bless­ing­ton are han­dling the sale. The ho­tel in­cludes 27 well-app­pointed bed­rooms and suites, in­clud­ing 25 en-suite rooms with full bath­rooms; a res­tau­rant with the ca­pac­ity to sit 80 peo­ple, bar and lounge area, three meet­ing rooms, a con­fer­ence area and a fit­ted kitchen with an­cil­lary fa­cil­i­ties.

Dur­ing its peak, the Down­shire was known the length and breadth of the coun­try. It was also the only night­club in the wider Bless­ing­ton area for a num­ber of years. The listed build­ing is lo­cated right in the cen­tre of Bless­ing­ton. The prop­erty cur­rently holds a seven day li­cence, with ex­ten­sive ac­com­mo­da­tion ex­tend­ing to 2,400 square me­tres on a site area of 1.8 acres com­plete with walled gar­den and many out­stand­ing features, such as the carved tim­ber stair­case, pan­elled doors, ceil­ing cor­nices and pe­riod fire­places.

The ho­tel also of­fers ex­cep­tional lake views and has a large func­tion room with ca­pac­ity to cater for 368 peo­ple.

View­ings can be ar­ranged by ap­point­ment with sole agents, JP and M Doyle.

The Down­shire Ho­tel on Bless­ing­ton’s Main Street.

The Down­shire Ho­tel, Bless­ing­ton, is up for sale.

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