Two Irish Accommodation Properties Hit The Market

By Dave Simpson
Two Irish Accommodation Properties Hit The Market

Two Irish accommodation properties have hit the market.

The Pilgrim's Rest Hotel

The Pilgrim's Rest Hotel of Feddaun, Mount Melleray, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford, P51A5X5, is being sold via IAM Sold Property Auctions with a starting price of €650,000.

The property's listing on states, "Property Overview

"Radley Auctioneers in partnership with IAM Sold Property Auctions

"We are delighted to bring this most unique property to the market.


"The Pilgrims Rest is a 10 bedroom hotel with option to be classed as 11, complete with a fully fitted kitchen, bar, toilets restaurant and lounge area. It is located at the entrance to Mount Melleray Abbey and on the path of St Declans Way, which is the new Irish Camino walking trail and close to the Grotto.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to an hotelier. It has abundance of potential and is the ideal investment. This is an exciting opportunity.

"The house is 6000 sq ft and the separate detached staff house is 1600 sq ft. The staff house is two storeys with three bedrooms all of which are ensuite and an open plan kitchen/dining/living room.

"The current owners undertook a very extensive renovation of the property resulting in a fully turn key business for any potential purchasers. The property is currently trading and is fully certified to operate as a hotel.

"This beautiful Georgian country house has been transformed into a magnificent boutique hotel. Set over 1.35 acres you are greeted by a sweeping driveway leading up to this impressive property. Adjacent to the main property is a well-appointed guest / Staff house with a large court yard and side garden.


"All 10+ bedrooms are fully ensuite and well appointed. Each room is furnished and equipped to Failte Irelands stringent standards.

"In 2008, planning permission was granted for four units, comprising of three bedrooms each on the grounds. Planning has now expired, but could be easily re applied for.

"The hotel is close to Glenshelane walk, The Vee, the Blackwater river for fishing and Munster Vales.

"The Pilgrims Rest Features
"Over 10 ensuite bedrooms
"Own Private well
"Detached separate house
"Commercial kitchen
"Excellent condition
"CCTV covering grounds
"Electric Gates
"3km from Cappoquin, 7km from Lismore, 15km from Dungarvan/Clonmel
"BER C2 / BER No. 800797128

"Virtual links:
"Main Hotel


"Staff House

"Mount Melleray Abbey, just a 10-minute drive from the town of Cappoquin, County Waterford, was the first monastery founded in Ireland following the Reformation. When the French government forced out all foreign monks at the Cistercian monastery of Melleray in Brittany, France, a group of Irish and English came to Ireland in search of land. Sir Richard Keane granted their wish, and in 1832, they established Mount Melleray Abbey. Today, the abbey continues to be a tranquil religious community.

"TO VIEW OR MAKE A BID - Contact Radley Auctioneers or IAM Sold Property Auctions,

"Starting Bid and Reserve Price

"*Please note all properties are subject to a starting bids price and an undisclosed reserve. Both the starting bid and reserve price may be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the auction, which is powered by IAM Sold Property Auctions.


"Auctioneer's Comments

"This property is offered for sale by unconditional auction. The successful bidder is required to pay a 10% deposit and contracts are signed immediately on acceptance of a bid. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price. Terms and conditions apply to this sale.

"Building Energy Rating (BERs)

"Building Energy Ratings (BERs) give information on how to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your energy costs. All homes bought, sold or rented require an BER. BERs carry ratings that compare the current energy efficiency and estimated costs of energy use with potential figures that your home could achieve. Potential figures are calculated by estimating what the energy efficiency and energy costs could be if energy saving measures were put in place. The rating measures the energy efficiency of your home using a grade from 'A' to 'G'. An 'A' rating is the most efficient, while 'G' is the least efficient. The average efficiency grade to date is 'D'. All homes are measured using the same calculations, so you can compare the energy efficiency of different properties."

The Rio Guesthouse

The Rio Guesthouse of Lower Salthill, Co. Galway, is being sold via O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers Limited for €1,300,000.

The property's listing on states, "Description


"O'Donnellan & Joyce are delighted to offer the renowned Rio Guesthouse to the market. Comprising of 25 en-suite bedrooms along with a fully operational restaurant area, this is a rare opportunity to acquire such a prominent premises.

"The property extends to 1,066 square metres over Three floors with extensive frontage onto Lower Salthill Road along with rear access leading to Lenaboy Park. The ground floor area comprises of a welcoming reception area which leads to a substantial open plan restaurant area with a capacity of c.45 persons along with all facilities and storage areas.

"The upper floors are accessed via a communal stairwell and consist of 25 well-apportioned en-suite bedrooms along with a communal lobby which is located on the first floor. Externally the property benefits from a large rear yard area which has direct vehicular access leading onto Lenaboy Park.

"Furthermore, the property benefits from a rental income of €22,000 Per Annum from overhead telecom masts.

"The property is a landmark building situated on the Lower Salthill Road and within 500m of Salthill Village. All amenities and transport links are within walking distance of the property. Salthill has been subject to a regeneration over the past decade with the recent opening of the Omniplex Cinema along with a host of restaurants.

"Being offered with full vacant possession, this is an opportunity not to be missed. For further particulars or additional information, please contact Colm O'Donnellan or Shane McDonagh of O'Donnellan & Joyce.

"For Further details please contact our office on 091-564212

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"NOTE: These particulars are not to be considered a formal offer. They are for information only and give a general idea of the property. They are not to be taken as forming any part of a resulting contract, nor to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Whilst every care is taken in their preparation, neither O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers nor the vendor accept any liability as to their accuracy. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars. No person in the employment of O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


"Shane McDonagh

"BER Details

"BER: D1
"BER No: 800698672."

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