Savills | Former Shannon Shamrock Hotel, Bunratty, Co Clare | Properties for sale
6.62 Ac(2.68 Ha)
Price on application

Former Shannon Shamrock HotelBunratty, Co Clare


    Key features

    • Full Planning Permission for the re-development of part of the existing hotel.
    • Adjoining Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.
    • Excellent transport links to the nearby M18.
    • Site zoned "Tourism" and is suitable for a variety of tourist related uses.

    Development opportunity located in the heart of Bunratty with the benefit of Full Planning Permission for the re-development of part of the existing hotel.

    About this property

    • The subject site extends to approximately 6.62 acres and is prominently located in the heart of Bunratty Village with the benefit of extensive frontage to both the Old Bunratty Road, approximately 165m and the Hill Road, approximately 90m. The former Shannon Shamrock Hotel, while no longer in operation remains in-situ. Planning Permission (17/253) has been obtained for the demolition (which has already been carried out) and refurbishment of part of the existing premises (Phase 1) which would comprise 57 bedrooms and ancillary public areas on completion of Phase 1 renovation works. The topography is relatively level throughout and mature trees situated along the boundaries provide for a woodland/secluded setting. The site is bound by a conference centre to the north and residential accommodation to the east. Access to the site is via the Old Bunratty Road which links to the M18 and connects the village to both Shannon and Limerick City Centre.

    High profile site adjoining Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

    Peter O'MearaProperty agent

    Local information

    • The subject site is located in the heart of Bunratty Village, just off the Old Bunratty Road which links to the M18, the main Limerick to Galway road.
    • The site is situated approximately 15kms north west of Limerick City Centre, 9kms south east of Shannon Airport and approximately 28km south east of Ennis Town Centre.
    • The surrounding area is predominantly commercial in nature with a conference centre bounding the premises to the north, Blarney Woollen Mills is located to the east, Bunratty Castle Hotel located to the south west and the popular tourist attraction Bunratty Castle and Folk Park located in the adjoining property.

    Additional information

    • The Clare County Development Plan 2017 - 2023 identifies the property as an "Opportunity Site".
    • Planning History: 17/253 - Conditional planning was granted in July 2017 for the demolition (which has already been carried out) and refurbishment of part of the existing premises (Phase 1) which would comprise 57 bedrooms and ancillary public areas on completion of Phase 1 renovation works.
    • Access to a dedicated Data Room which holds additional information is available upon request

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