THREE Clare properties, including two hotels will go under the hammer in another auction of distressed properties to take place next month.
The Allsop Space auction will feature the well-known Kilkee Bay Hotel in the seaside town, and the Ashford Court Hotel in Ennis.
A house in Mountshannon is also included among the 155 properties listed.
The familiar landmark hotel on the Ennis Road into Kilkee will go to auction with a reserve not to exceed €315,000. The 41-bedroom hotel together with bar and function room facilities extend to 18,910.45 square feet. The two-storey hotel neighbours The Kilkee Bay Leisure Centre, a basketball court, and several rows of apartments/holiday homes.
There is extensive car parking to the front of the property.
Meanwhile, the Ashford Court Hotel on the Old Mill Road, Ennis, has a smaller reserve than the West Clare hotel, set at a price not to exceed €215,000. The 27-bed hotel is being sold on the instruction of receiver Kieran Wallace of KPMG.
Set on 0.072 hectares, the property will be sold with all contents to be included.
The property comprises a hotel building arranged over ground and three upper floors. The property includes a restaurant, bar area and ancillary accommodation.
A freehold-detached four-bedroom house with views of Lough Derg will also be on the books at the March 1 auction in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.
The Mountshannon house will have a reserve of no more than €125,000.

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