Popular Ernie’s Pub In Wicklow Town For Sale

DUBLIN, October 2017 – Licensed property specialists CBRE have confirmed their instructions to offer Ernie’s Pub, Market Square, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow for sale by private treaty. The property is being sold on behalf of local businessman and developer Niall Esmonde.

Ernie’s is superbly located in the heart of Wicklow Town, overlooking Market Square at the intersection with Main Street and directly opposite Wicklow Gaol Museum, which is a major tourist attraction for the town.

Wicklow has become a popular residential commuter town because of its beautiful coastal setting and excellent road and rail access to Dublin which is just 65 kms away. As a result, the area now boasts a population in excess of 140,000 people.

In addition, Wicklow and the surrounding area is a long-established holiday area and forms part of "Ireland’s Ancient East" tourist trail. As a result, the local population increases substantially during peak holiday summer months bringing with it obvious commercial benefits as tourists use Wicklow Town as a base to explore the surrounding Wicklow countryside with its magnificent scenery and beaches.

Ernie’s Pub is a well-appointed traditional style two storey licensed premises which enjoys a prominent corner trading position overlooking Market Square. The accommodation comprises ground floor bar with tiled floor, mahogany back bar and counter and feature fireplace. In addition, there are customer toilets,keg and bottle stores and an outside smoking area. On the first floor, there is a function room, customer toilets, kitchen and outside smoking terrace. The entire extends to circa 410 sq m (4,411 sq ft).

According to selling agent John Ryan of CBRE, the sale of Ernie’s Pub offers an exceptional opportunity to acquire a well-appointed licensed premises in "walk-in" condition. At present a satisfactory level of drink only business is carried on in the premises and the opportunity now presents itself for a new owner to continue, expand and exploit the operation of this very successful business. The opportunity also presents itself to re-introduce a food / restaurant business in the premises.

Offers in excess of €650,000 are being sought for the property.

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