The owners of ‘The Well’ on Bridge Street, Cavan Town, are retiring and the property is on the market.

Landmark properties on the market

Anumberof high-profile premises in the hospitality sector are on the market with local auctioneers O’Reilly, Taylor & Tweedy.

‘The Well’ on Bridge Street and The Bridge Restaurant in Cavan Town are both on the market; while an opportunity also exists to purchase the Anglers’ Rest in Ballyconnell.

‘The Well’

This seven-day licensed premises is located on Bridge Street – just 40 metres from Main Street and adjacent to both Abbey Street and College Street. It also has rear access from Bridge Street carpark.

The current owners are retiring from the business, which already has established trading activity and is in good condition.

In addition to the public house, there is spacious residential accommodation on the first floor consisting of kitchen, living room, three double bedrooms, single bedroom and bathroom. This has its own separate entrance and has potential for a good residential income due to its attractive town centre location.

Other features include: Refrigerated beer cooling system, wheelchair access, fixtures and fittings included, up-to-date fire certificate in place.

Rates and certified turnover available on request.

‘The Bridge’

This property extends to almost 4,000 sq ft. Located on Coleman Road, it is a long-established restaurant and guest house. In total, it boasts a restaurant with seating for 40 people and a commercial kitchen, as well as 16 en-suite bedrooms and one three-bed apartment.

It is a renowned landmark family run business premises, operating successfully in the county town since 1981.

It is located in a prominent trading area of Cavan Town beside the Bus Station and taxi rank, just two minutes’ walk from Main Street and less than 15 minutes’ walk from Cavan General Hospital.

The entire property is described as being “in pristine condition throughout” and it also features secure parking to the rear (fob operated for guests).

Other features: Concrete stairs and prestressed concrete floors, oil-fired central heating throughout, camera system.

The auctioneer says this is a “ready made business with further potential” given the county town’s expanding population of excess 10,000.

The Anglers’ Rest, Ballyconnell

This exceptionally well-finished bar/restaurant/accommodation is situated in a prime location on Main Street, Ballyconnell, Co Cavan. Extending to over 10,000 sq ft, the property has the benefit of 14 en-suite bedrooms, bar, restaurant and modern kitchen facilities.

It also features a large private car park. This long-established business is well renowned with anglers from Ireland and abroad. It is within walking distance of the Woodford Canal and Slieve Russell Hotel & Golf Course


O’Reilly Taylor & Tweedy also have the premises formerly occupied by Subway on its book. This unit is ready to go, on the Main Street, opposite the Post Office.