Watergate Street, Kanturk, Co. Cork

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Situated within the distinguished town centre of Kanturk, Watergate Street emerges as an exceptional property offering by OTMonnell Auctioneers. Boasting a prime location on Watergate Street, this commercial building features an impressive frontage of approximately 12 metres.

Kanturk, retaining its authentic market town charm, serves as a focal point for local villages and a flourishing agricultural hinterland. Renowned for its high-quality dairy and beef products, the town is witnessing the emergence of artisanal food production rooted in its rich traditions. Noteworthy is the town’s diverse array of services and businesses, a rarity for a town of its scale.

This two-storey mid-terrace commercial building spans approximately 228 square metres (2,454 sq.ft.) Gross Internal Area (GIA) and 181.4 square metres (1,950 sq.ft.) Net Internal Area (NIA). Complemented by a small rear yard measuring around 15 square metres, the property’s ground floor encompasses a spacious open-plan office, two store rooms (formerly vaults), and a management office. Ascending to the first floor reveals a large kitchen/staff room, along with ladies’ and gents’ toilets, and additional storage space. The building has a distinctive brick facade and a slate roof, is very well presented and lends itself to a variety of uses.

Prominent businesses in the vicinity include Bohans Dry Cleaners, Central Shoe Stores, Sheehans Butchers, and Kellys Bar.

The property’s accommodation breakdown is as follows:

Ground Floor: 155.8 sqm / 1,677 sq.ft.
First Floor: 72.2 sqm / 777 sq.ft.
Total: 228 sqm / 2,454 sq.ft.

Location-wise, Kanturk is strategically positioned in north County Cork, approximately 5km off the N72 between Mallow and Killarney. It lies 33km northwest of Cork city, 20km west of Mallow town, and 60km east of Killarney. The town’s population stands at approximately 2,350, with the surrounding villages and hinterland contributing an additional 3,500 residents.

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