Bridge St, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, V93 PY91Sold C2

1 Bed Retail Units 91 m² / 980 ft²

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Business premises situated in picturesque Bridge Street and centrally located in Kenmare Town. In close proximity to town square, tourist office and public car park. An ideal opportunity to own your own business premises or to convert into residential space.

Planning granted in 2004 (Ref 04/1569) for retail space (bookshop) on the ground floor and office accommodation on the 1st floor. From 2012 until recent months the premises had operated as the highly rated and popular Book Stop Cafe. For 13 years prior to that it operated as a successful book shop on the ground floor with a 1 bedroom apartment on the first floor.

This well positioned 2 storey property has a street frontage of approximately 6.09 meters (20 ft.). The building extends back 12.80 meters (42 ft.). The back area of the premises has been completed with a vaulted pine ceiling and a stone feature wall giving a bright and spacious area.

The building is on 2 floors with an internal area of
approximately 91 sq.mts (980 sq.ft).

Currently accommodation consists of: GF: Dining area at the front of the building with a kitchen / dining area to the rear. FF: 2 rooms and 2 wc.

Attractive terraced garden to the rear. Also some extra space beyond the terraced garden which is underutilised.

The facade of the building is not a protected structure. Title is Freehold. Rateable Valuation of 20. Property being sold with vacant possession.


Ground Floor

Dining area 6.31 x 5.29. Spacious room with large window with 6.80 meters (20 feet) of frontage onto Bridge Street. Book shelving line the walls. Spot lighting. Cafe has 30 seats for patrons.

Kitchen / dining area 4.56 x 6.69. Spacious room with vaulted pine ceiling. Rear door to terraced garden.

First Floor

Room 1 2.21 x 2.90. Currently being used as panty for cafe. TV & phone connection.

Room 2 2.79 x 4.71. Currently being used as staff / store room for cafe. Window overlooking Bridge Street. TV point.

WC 1.20 x 2.90. WC, WHB. Used as staff toilet.

WC 1.00 x 1.81. WC, WHB. Used as customer toilet


Centrally located property in the thriving town of Kenmare.
Ideal investment opportunity

Public Water
Public Sewerage
Wired for telephone
Electric heating
Fixed line broad band.

Rateable Valuation (RV) for premises = 20.
The ARV adopted by the Council for 2019 is €79.25


From the square in Kenmare you will see the Tourist Office. Bridge street is to the left.

Negotiator Details

John Daly

Viewing Information

Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kenmare on 064 6641213

BER Details

BER No: 800699647
Performance Indicator: 682.72