The Old Inn Crawfordsburn hotel of Co. Down has been put up for sale by its owner, Danny Rice, who has decided to retire after running the business for 38 years.
"Time To Take A Step Back"
Rice stated, "I have thoroughly enjoyed developing The Old Inn over the last 38 years with the support of my family and the great team we have been fortunate to have working at the hotel. I am proud to see how the property has grown and developed to become a prominent feature in the Northern Ireland tourism industry and a popular destination for families and friends to come together for special occasions. I think at the grand age of 80 it's now time to take a step back and let the new owner take the hotel to the next stage."
"A Unique Opportunity"
The sale of The Old Inn is being handled by the head of hotels and leisure at Belfast property consultants GVA NI, Gavin Weir, who commented, "This is a unique opportunity for someone wishing to build upon the legacy that has been developed over a number of years at this iconic hotel. It is rare that opportunities like this become available on the open market and we anticipate a significant level of interest from locally-based hotel groups as well as parties based in the UK and the Republic of Ireland who will see this as chance to enter the Northern Ireland market and hit the ground running without the time delay and onerous costs that come with a new build project."
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