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Cooley Lodge, Peterswell, Gort, GalwayPOA C2

Pubs & Restaurants 260 m² / 2799 ft² For Sale

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Farrell Auctioneers & Estate Agents Ltd. brings to the market "Cooley Lodge" a freehold residential 7 day licensed premises and overhead accommodation. The property is located in the village of Peterswell and covers a large catchment area. Peterswell is ideally located just a short drive to the Loughrea/Gort town and the M18 Motorway linking Shannon, Limerick, Ennis & Galway. The property is currently configured to include a bar, a lounge bar & WC's together with spacious overhead residential accommodation, including kitchen/dining /living area, 3 bedrooms, shower room, bathroom and storage room. The property is in very good decorative order throughout and the bar has prior to its closing had a steady trade and offers huge potential to the given the location and space. For further details contact Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents LTD.


• Freehold residential 7 day licensed premises
• Premises includes bar, lounge bar, toilets, BBQ area, smoking area and residential accommodation
• Property is in good condition throughout
• Overhead accommodation includes 3 bedrooms
• BER: C2
• Water supply- Group Water Scheme
• Located about midway between the towns of Loughrea and Gort

BER Details

BER: C2 BER No.800158040 Energy Performance Indicator:707.73 kWh/m²/yr


Porch 1.70m x 1.40m

Lounge Area/Bar 10.00m x 8.00m
This area has carpet flooring, mahogany designed bar with brass railing and foot bar, fully fitted mahogany shelving units, with two stainless, large south west facing windows, electric fire place and large solid fuel stove.

Internal Hallway 2.60m x 1.00m

Dance Floor Area & Bar 5.20m x 5.90m
This area has carpet and wood effect laminate dance floor

Dance Hall 8.50m x 16.00m
This area has semi solid oak dance floor and carpet surround and stage area.

Ladies/Gents Toilet 2.40m x 2.90m
This area is tiled floor to ceiling and contains three w.c cubicles and double vanity sink.

Storage Room 4.20m x 2.85m

Small Bar Area 3.00m x 2.10m

Keg Room 4.40m x 2.00m

Keg Area 2

Internal Hallway 3.80m x 1.00m

Ladies Toilet Area 3.80m x 1.00m
This area is tiled floor to ceiling and contains w.c, w.h.b and hand dryer.

Gents Toilets Area 3.60m x 3.30m
This area contains three urinals, w.h.b and double vanity sink unit.

Boiler House 3.50m x 1.10m

BBQ Area 4.00m x 6.10m

Smoking Area 3.80m x 10.00m

Entrance Hallway 2.20m x 4.20m
This area has vinyl flooring.

Under-stair Storage 0.90m x 3.20m
This area has solid beech flooring, fully fitted kitchen and Venetian blinds.

Kitchen 2.10m x 4.40m
This area has vinyl flooring, feature ceiling centre-piece light fixture.

Living/Dining Area 6.40m x 3.70m
This area has carpet flooring, fitted mahogany T.V units, double aspect north east & south west facing windows.

Hallway 9.60m x 1.10m
This area has carpet flooring.

Bedroom 1 3.30m x 4.80m
This room has carpet flooring, mahogany fitted wardrobes with vanity unit and south west facing windows.

Bedroom 2 4.80m x 4.35m
This room has carpet flooring, feature light fitting and south west facing windows.

Bedroom 3 4.10m x 4.08m
This has carpet flooring and feature centre light fitting.

Bathroom 2.38m x 1.70m
This area has vinyl flooring and contains w.c, w.h.b and bath with overhead shower.

Storage Room 2.60m x 1.90m
This area has tiled flooring.

Viewing Details

Viewing is strictly by appointment only to arrange a viewing please contact Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents LTD on 091 - 632688

Cooley Lodge

The Cooley Lodge, Peterswell is located just five miles from Gort and nine miles from Loughrea. Just nestled in the village of Peterswell Co. Galway. The pub has a long history in the community and is one of the oldest establishments in the country. It is famous for its association with Irish Music and the Late Joe Cooley and his brothers Seamus and Jack who also lived locally and performed in the Cooley Lodge many times, with Joe Cooley recording there in the 1960’s. Peterswell is also associated with WB Yeats who spent many summers in the nearby Thoor Ballylee and its believed John Wayne frequented there in 1952 while making the quiet man locally. The premises is in good condition over all with well decorated bar and lounge area, accommodation areas that have been recently refurbished and in good condition. The Dance Hall to the rear of the building is in need of refurbishment and modernisation. The premise is located close to Peterswell church and the Cooley Hall is also the base for the famous and Gavin School of Dance. The premises would be an ideal venue for a restaurant/ pub with residential accommodation. History also includes the king of Irish country music Big Tom performed there in the 1980’s.
The premises is ideally located at the foot of Slieve Aughty mountains, a scenic spot of Ireland which has been undiscovered which possess as much beauty and scenery as Connemara or even the scenic views in Kerry. On … the summit of the mountain , one can enjoy the panoramic views of the Lakes of Lough Graney, Co. Clare, Lough Cutra Co. Galway, Burren Mountains, Galway Bay ,Galway County, Connemara Hills and as far as the mountains of Mayo.
To visit at night time one can see the lights of Galway city and all of the Galway and Clare towns and villages, it is a spectacular site. The pub is located in the GAA Club of St. Thomas’ and has hosted many celebratory functions and their much success in recent years. Galway captain David Burke & player Conor Cooney hail from this famous club of hurling.