Renewed efforts to sell the Old George pub

The Old George, Rathfriland is up for sale with a guide price of �225,000.
The Old George, Rathfriland is up for sale with a guide price of �225,000.

Efforts to sell the historic Old George Public House in Rathfriland have been renewed.

The bar and restaurant which has been on the market for three years is now being listed by letting agents, Best Property Services.

The Old George, Rathfriland

The Old George, Rathfriland

The business has been held by the same family for over 30 years and they are seeking to sell due to retirement.

The historic premises is on the market for £225,000 and according to the selling agent, it “offers the purchaser an opportunity to enhance the existing business income in this long established premises.”

On the website, they describe it as “a substantial three storey terrace building that fronts directly onto Caddells Lane.”

They add: “Internal the property provides bar, restaurant, dining room, off sales, function room with owners living accommodation on the first floor.

The Old George, Rathfriland

The Old George, Rathfriland

“There are seven ensuite bedrooms on the second floor.

“The building has double glazing and oil fired central heating.

“Externally there is an extensive car park to the rear with dual access directly from Caddells Lane and secondary entrance through Rathfriland Enterprise Resource Centre. There are a range of outbuildings containing keg and bottle storage.”

Daragh Mallon of Best Property Services said: “This is a unique opportunity for anyone involved in the hospitality industry to acquire a long established family run business.

The Old George, Rathfriland

The Old George, Rathfriland

“This is an extensive three storey building which offers significant growth potential and is further enhanced by private car park and views over the Mourne Mountains to the rear.”