Location: Bushmills Village, Close to the Distillery, North Coast, 10 Miles from Royal Portrush Golf Club, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Name: Open to Buyer
Guide Price: £3.5m to Buy the House and Land – Budget £6m to Develop into Hotel
No. of Keys: 61
The Opportunity: To acquire this beautiful Georgian house, with 6 stables, garaging and outbuildings, set in 13 acres of grounds. Current house is 10,800 sqf. (14,000 sqf with the stables etc) with 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The location is stunning, close to the north coast or NI, with five Link Golf Courses, including the world-famous Royal Portrush Golf Club, home to the Irish & British Open Championship, the British last held there in 2019. The Giants Causeway, filming from the Game of Thrones, Dunluce and Dunseverick Castles and the National Trust’s Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge all make this part of the country a top tourist attraction without a class hotel to boast.
The proposed hotel is close to the village of Bushmills, home to the 400 year old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery drawing many thousands of visitors each year. The location is less than an hour’s drive to Belfast City, airport and seaports.
Planning approval in principle has been granted to develop and extend to create a 61 room four-star (could be five-star) hotel to include restaurant and a wedding and conference facility. With virtually no four or five-star hotels in the area, this is a great opportunity for an existing hotel company wishing to extend it’s portfolio to the country. DMcM
Main Picture: The House as is
Current Owner: A private company
Flag and Management: Free to new owner
Financials: Full planning details available
Agent: Local agent in partnership with THPT
Guide Price: £10m to acquire and build
Guide Price per Key: £164k per key (budget)
Date Posted: July 2021
THPT Comment: A great opportunity to make one’s mark in the well-visited part of Northern Ireland, with the Bushmills Distillery on the doorstep. There has been a recent approval for a 35-key, five-star to be built close to Royal Portrush, which means this could be the bigger and better top-class hotel in the whole of the Northern Coast of Northern Ireland.
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