The Rambler’s Rest pub on the western approaches to Killiney Hill in south Dublin is being offered for sale with a €900,000 guide price.
The O’Neill family, who are selling it, have incorporated a café section which has successfully extended the day trade in the property in Ballybrack village.
Last year the family sold their other pub, O’Neill’s in Dún Laoghaire, for over its €800,000 asking price.
Dating back to 1878, The Rambler’s Rest was previously sold in 2014 for €695,000, after which the property was upgraded.
A two-storey licensed premises extending to 7,000sqft, it comprises a ground-floor lounge bar with a coffee shop area which is fitted out in a contemporary style. In addition, there is a compact traditional style public bar. The upper floor requires refurbishment but offers residential potential. Extensive upgrades were completed in recent years, including a new roof.
To the rear, there are storage facilities.
Outside, there is a mews with development potential and a large yard used as an outside drinking and dining area known as ‘The Village Yard’ where street-food operators are located under licence.
John Ryan of Bagnall Doyle MacMahon, who is handling the sale, says it stands on a 0.172 acre site which is zoned Objective NC “to protect, provide for and/or improve mixed-use neighbourhood centre facilities”.
As well as frontage on Church Road, it is near the intersection of Wyattville, Military and Shanganagh roads.