The Cotton Mill Pub Of Portlaw, Co. Waterford, Hits The Market

By Dave Simpson
The Cotton Mill Pub Of Portlaw, Co. Waterford, Hits The Market

The Cotton Mill pub of Portlaw, Co. Waterford, has hit the market via estate agency REA O'Shea O'Toole for €350,000.

"Outstanding Seven Day Licensed Premises With Character"

The property's listing on REA O'Shea O'Toole's website states, "The property is located in a prominent position in the town centre. Portlaw is situated 19km north of Waterford city where the river Clodagh meets the river Suir.

"Outstanding seven day licensed premises with character, designed and built to the highest standards (formerly known as Brett's Bar). The Cotton Mill has a well-managed business with an all year round regular and passing trade which is boosted from attendees at events held in nearby Curraghmore Estate and from visiting tourists."

Location Information

The listing continues, "Portlaw is a historical town built in the 19th century. The town was centred around a cotton mill, 'Mayfield Mill', established by the Malcomson family in 1825. The mill was converted to a spinning factory and in 1932 to a tannery.

"The town is surrounded by a beautiful landscape with picturesque forestry, two rivers and rich agricultural land.


"Curraghmore Estate, nestled on the outskirts of the town, is the largest private demesne in Ireland with 2,500 acres which include formal gardens, woods and farmland. It is a major tourist attraction and events venue with theatre producations, music concerts, festivals, 'Bealtaine' and 'Comeragh Wild'. Sporting events include polo, point to point and shooting.

"The two storey premises occupies a prime position in the town centre with very good on street parking."

Property Details

The listing adds, "The accommodation comprises of ground floor public bar, main bar and dining area, snug bar, commercial kitchen, cold room, spirit and mineral store, lounge, and ladies and gents toilets, and upper floor spacious function room/bar, mezzanine, kitchen/living room, bedroom, and shower room."

The property also includes a beer garden with seating and a barbecue, and a yard with side gate access.

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