The property is well located on Rathmines Road Lower, in the heart of Rathmines Village along one of the main arterial routes leading into Dublin City Centre. Just 2km from St Stephens Green, Rathmines is one of south Dublin’s city centres best serviced and commercially vibrant villages. The area is well established which is evidenced by large supermarket occupiers such as Dunnes, Tesco and Aldi located here, given its large catchment area.
Given its vast array of shops and proximity to the city centre, Rathmines is a sought-after residential location. The excellent location profile provides a host of amenities for local residents while providing ease of access to Dublin city’s employment centres and educational institutions. The property is surrounded by bars, restaurants, cafés, and convenience stores which line the streets of the village. Other draws to the area include the Swan Shopping Centre, the Stella Theatre, The Swan Leisure Centre and the Leinster Cricket Club.
The property is located on the Quality Bus Corridor and enjoys excellent connectivity due to the large number of bus routes that service Rathmines. These include the 14, 15, 15A, 15B, 18, 49N, 65, 65B and 142 routes. Furthermore, light rail access is provided by the LUAS with the Charlemont and Rathmines Stations located just 500m and 850m away providing easy access to the City Centre and surrounding suburbs.
Extending to approx. 6,487 sq.ft, 23-25 Rathmines Road Lower comprises a fully let, mixed-use investment property made up of a ground floor retail unit and nine residential units above.
Spar occupies the entire ground floor, with a large retail/grocery area with storage to the back and side access for deliveries. The retail unit is let on a 25-year term from 12th May 2006 with a fixed annual rent roll of €75,000 per annum to lease expiry. Furthermore, there is a Parent Company guarantee provided by BWG for the remainder of the term. BWG Foods is a leading and long-established retail and wholesale business. It owns and operates the SPAR, EUROSPAR, MACE, Londis and XL brands in the Republic of Ireland, working in partnership with independent retailers with more than 1,000 stores serving local communities right across the country.
Above the retail unit there are nine residential units. At first floor there are two one-bedroom flats and two studios. A one-bed is located at first floor return and four three-bed duplexes make up the second floor. Total income from the residential units equates to €183,780 per annum.
Additional income is generated in the form of an advertising sign to the side of the property, on the gable wall, with a licence fee of €26,000 per annum.
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