Cashel Palace on block for €2.25m
Published 28/05/2015 | 02:30
CBRE and PJ Broderick Auctioneers are seeking €2.25m for the Cashel Palace Hotel, in Cashel, Co Tipperary.
The distinctive red brick Queen Anne style building dates back to 1730 was originally built for the archbishop of Cashel, Theophilus Bolton by architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, who also designed the Irish Parliament, now the Bank of Ireland in College Green, Dublin. The property opened as a hotel in 1962 by Lord Brocket who at the time also owned Carton House, Co. Kildare.
The hotel has attracted many distinguished guests over the years such as Jacqueline Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, Lady Diana Spencer, Prince Joachim of Denmark and many other famous guests form around the world. Other previous owners of this boutique property include former racehorse trainer Vincent O'Brien and US Secretary of the Treasury Nicholas F. Brady.
Cashel Palace Hotel, which ceased trading earlier this year, includes a three storey over lower ground level together with a two storey annex building, Gate Lodge and Old Schoolhouse. The hotel occupies a site area of approximately 25 acres.
The hotel includes 19 guest bedrooms and two self-contained suites. Each individual bedroom has its own character with many offering views of the Rock of Cashel.