The Lake House Dance Hall and Tea room is a charming property located on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Ring of Beara set on the Cloonee Lakes. The property is set in a picturesque location nestled between the Caha Mountains, Cloonee Lake and Kenmare Bay, located just 15kms west of the heritage town of Kenmare and 33kms to the port in Castletownbere in Co. Cork.
The former dance hall was built in the mid 1940's this was the place to be seen. The dance hall operated as a dance hall until 1975. The original sprung maple floor still remains in this 12.9.1 sq m (1,390 sq. Ft approx.) building which is set on the shores of the Cloonee Lakes. The dance hall is now used to host local community events.
The tea room was built in the 1950's as a tea room for the dance hall. 264 sq. Ft (24.5sqm) This pretty building is set on the shores of the Cloonee Lakes and is currently used as a tea room for fishing competitions.
Set on .47 acre ( .19 Ha ) acres of land.
Both the dance hall and the tea room have great potential as a business. The property is being sold as is and not subject to planning.
There is a lease in place for fly fishing on the Cloonee Lakes. There is the option to purchase 6 boats.
SERVICES FOR THE FORMER DANCE HALL & TEA ROOM
- Electricity dance hall & Tea room - Water Supply - Local group water scheme. - Waste disposal - Septic tank services both buildings.
ACTIVITIES There are a wide range of outdoor activities right on your door step, including lake and sea fishing, cycling along the Wild Atlantic Way, hill walking along the Beara Way and in Gleninchaquin park. Water sports at Star Outdoors and swimming in Kenmare Bay. 18 hole Golf courses in Kenmare and at the Ring of Kerry. Derreen Gardens is located 10 km away. Set on the Wild Atlantic Way and the Ring of Beara and ideal location for visiting Kenmare, Glengariff, Adrigole, Castletownbere, Eyeries, Ardgroom, Dursey and Bere Island.
LOCATION Located on the main Kenmare to Castletownbere road - R571 on the Ring of Beara. This prime property is located 12 km from Kenmare Town and is within an easy drive of Ardgroom. 33 km to the port of Castletownbere. 73 km from Kerry airport. 112 km from Cork Airport, 177 km from Shannon airport. 377 km from Dublin airport.
There is an option to purchase in addition to the dance hall and tea room the Lake house bar & Resturatnt which is located on the opposite side of the road.
THE LAKE HOUSE
The Lake House is a family run country pub, restaurant and accommodation. This charming property is located on the Wild Atlantic Way along the Ring of Beara and on the shores of the Cloonee Lakes. The lake House is set in a picturesque location nestled between the Caha Mountains, Cloonee Lake and Kenmare Bay, located just 14kms west of the heritage town of Kenmare and 33kms to the port in Castletownbere in Co. Cork.
The Lake House has a traditional bar and lounge area that serves food and drink. The bar is open all year around and food is currently being served from March to the end of September. There is seating for 40 people in the bar and an additional 12 people in the lounge. The bar is renowned locally for its traditional music sessions. There are 5 guest rooms, of which 3 have lake views over the Cloonee Lakes. In addition to this there is a dining room suitable for functions and a 2 lounge areas. The area over the bar is being used for storage but there is potential to create further guest rooms or living quarters.
The Lake House is 386.4 sq.m (4162 sq.ft. approx). The Lake House is being sold with the benefit of a 7 day bar licence and an off licence.
The property is set on an area of c. 0.568 acres (c.0.23 ha).
Prior to 1922 The Lake House was a family business selling flour and meal to local farmers and a family home. In 1922 The Lake House was extended to include a bar, guest rooms, boats for fly fishing and pony trekking. In a family long established in hospitality it is run today by the fourth generation Mary O'Shea. The former dance hall was licensed for dances in 1945. The tea room was built in the 1950's.
There is parking for approx. 30 cars to the rear and side of the premises. There is also a large garden area off the parking lot for either additional parking or out door dining.
There is the option to purchase the contents including the commercial kitchen equipment, 6 fishing boats can also be purchased.
SERVICES FOR LAKE HOUSE
- Gas and electricity for commercial kitchen. - Oil central heating, back boiler with heats 6 rads, and electric heating. - Water supply - local group water scheme
- Waste disposal - Septic tank
- Fibre Optic Broadband available
Strictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Kenmare on 064 6641213
BER No: 800658254
Performance Indicator: 653.74