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Extensive 7 day licensed premises overlooking village green and fronting main thoroughfare in picturesque village of Monivea approx. 15 miles Galway City.

Woodside Bar & Lounge
Monivea Village
Co. Galway


- Owner retiring after 30 years in business
- Proven business in high profile location within the village offers
excellent prospects and great capacity


The property occupies a high profile location within the beautiful picturesque village of Monivea overlooking its renowned wide open greens and facing the main Galway road and availing of all the local residential amenities and facilities available in the village.
Monivea is situated approximately 5.5 miles from the Medieval and Heritage town of Athenry, approx. 15 miles Galway city on the main Galway- Ballinasloe R339 Route.

As afore-mentioned the property is located opposite the wide open village greens in the charming unspoilt village of Monivea. This property enjoys a fantastic convenient location with all local necessary residential amenities at its doorstep to include shops, post office, pubs, butchers, community centre and facilities, pitches, local national school and beautiful new children's playground. Monivea woods with its walkways and trails are an appealing feature of the village and attracts visitors from far and wide.


The property comprises a substantial residential licensed premises and trading as the ''Woodside Bar and Lounge'' for the last 30 years by the current owners. The property now comes for sale on the open market due to the owner retiring and now presents an excellent opportunity to acquire this fine well-known local landmark public house premises serving a well located surrounding hinterland and enjoying a very busy thoroughfare to Galway City, Athenry, Tuam , Ballinasloe and surrounding towns.

The premises has been synonymous with sport, dance and entertainment over the years and the substantial nature and layout of the premises provides excellent capacity for the continuation and development of the business going forward.

The property boasts a traditional front bar with generous counter area, large rear lounge with two bars and spacious dance floor, front lounge area with separate entrance together with toilets and store areas. The cold room and spirit store is at the rear of the bar and there is excellent space to the side of the premises for circulation and barrel delivery etc.

To the rear there is a fine smoking area, rear storage shed, yard and spacious elevated rear garden ideal for entertaining, marquee, events and family use etc.

Upstairs there is a 4 bedroom residential section which has been used for storage purposes and is in need of upgrading and modernisation.

The gross internal floor area of the entire premises extends to approximately
4,224 sq.ft comprising approx. 3,270 sq.ft on the ground floor and 954 sq.ft on the first floor level.

The property has a full 7 day publicans licence together with a dance licence and has been trading by the current owners for the last 30 years who are now retiring.

The property is for sale as a fully equipped going concern as a successful trading and operational entity.

Heating is by means of oil fired central heating system and the windows to the property are largely PVC double glazed in the main. The property is constructed of concrete construction together with a pitched slate roof over the front and rear sections in an apex like roof structure. The property offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a fantastic substantial public house premises within an established and respected business in this ever attractive and picturesque village only 15 miles from Galway city and famous for its sporting and historical culture.


The accommodation briefly comprises as follows:-

Front Bar - Approximate dimensions (ft)

21.24ft x 41.33 = 878 sq.ft

Entrance Lobby
Fine expansive bar counter area - linking into lounge
Tiled floor, fireplace with stove
Side door off bar to side

Toilet area with urinal, wc, whb, tiled

Rear Lounge

Rear lounge 34.33ft x 37.88ft = 1,300sq.ft with dance floor, fine bar
counter area and second bar counter to side of dance floor,
store area

Back of rear lounge comprises;
Toilets -
Ladies with 2 wc's , 2 whb's, tiled floor
Gents with 3 urinals, 1 wc, 1 whb, tiled

Front lounge 16.47ft x 16ft with fireplace with stove, carpets

Entrance hall 12.5ft x 3.65ft plus lobby area, front door to street

Cold Room / Keg Room:

Cold room
Store room
Keg room
Front door and hallway to first floor residential / storage area

Upstairs - 4 bedrooms - in need of upgrading

Sitting room (front) 18.57ft x 12.18ft
Kitchen area 13.56ft x 7.46ft with ssu
Bathroom 7.5ft x 7.46ft with wc, whb, bath
Bedroom 1 (front) 13.33ft x 9.13ft
Bedroom 2 / Office 6.89ft x 9.69ft at back
Bedroom 3 12.47ft x 9.36ft
Bedroom 4 12.68ft x 7.91ft

Total area = approx. 954 sq.ft


Rear covered smoking area
Rear store shed and forecourt area
Good side entrance - vehicular
Fine rear garden of level elevated nature - attractive for family and entertainment / events
Storage shed and boiler room
Total Gross Floor Area
Public House area - 3,270 sq.ft
First floor; Residential / stores - 954 sq.ft

Total = approx.4,224 sq.ft

ASKING PRICE: Upon Application
**Prices quoted are exclusive of VAT (unless otherwise stated) and all negotiations are conducted on the basis that the purchaser/ lessee shall be liable for any VAT arising on the transaction should VAT apply.


Viewings are strictly by appointment with auctioneers who are sole selling agents.

Owner retiring after 30 years in business

Extensive 7 day licensed premises with Dance Floor licence

Located in the heart of the unique and picturesque country village of Monivea overlooking its wide open greens on a busy thoroughfare on Galway road.

Proven business premises in high profile location within the village offers excellent prospects and with great capacity

Excellent business and lifestyle opportunity

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