CONG CAMPING, CARAVAN & GLAMPING PARK,LAKELAND HOUSE & LANGUAGE ACADEMY, & OWNERS’ PRIVATE RESIDENCE
Finalist in the Irish Hospitality Awards 2022 for Best Caravan Park.
Cong Camping, Caravan & Glamping Park, Lakeland House Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation & Language Academy, and Owners’ private residence are located on the Quay Road in Cong, Co Mayo.
Sitting on a mature 4 acre site, half a mile from Lough Corrib lakeshore and 1 mile from Cong village on the borders of counties Mayo and Galway.
This thriving camping park is approved by Failte Ireland for 40 pitches, with a mixture of hardstanding touring pitches, grass touring pitches, and tent pitches all with electric hook up and WIFI.
Fully furnished glamping bell tents with electricity are also available for guests to rent.
Reclassified by Failte Ireland September 2022 from a 3 star to a 4 star caravan and camping park.
Water and waste points are located throughout the park, as well as chemical disposal and grey water disposal points.
Modern facilities include campers’ showers and toilets, wheelchair accessible shower and toilet, campers’ kitchen, sitting room, mini-cinema, laundry, BBQ area, children’s playground and games room.
Lakeland House is approved by Failte Ireland and can cater for up to 65 people with a mixture of private ensuite bedrooms and private rooms with shared bathrooms. A full self-catering kitchen and dining room are available for guests to prepare their own meals.
Lakeland Language Academy contract with a French business who organise trips abroad for groups of French students to learn English, and Lakeland Language Academy regularly provide English lessons, meals, accommodation and activities for these groups.
Lakeland House also comprises of the owners’ private residence with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, two sitting rooms, office, laundry and store room.
The camping park, holiday accommodation and owners’ private residence sit on a mature 4 acre site on the Quay Road in Cong – just half a mile from Lough Corrib on the only public road to the lake in the Cong village area.
Cong is a popular tourist village at the gateway to Connemara in the Joyce Country & Western Lakes Geopark. In fact, Cong is the only village that featured on TripAdvisor’s top 10 Irish destinations in 2018 and 2019.
The camping park, holiday accommodation and language academy are located 1 mile from Cong village and just half a mile from the World famous Ashford Castle. The camping park actually borders the Ashford Castle Estate and Golf Course.
Cong Camping, Caravan & Glamping Park and Lakeland House Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation and Language Academy are centrally located in the West of Ireland on the eastern side of Connemara, between Loughs Mask and Corrib on the borders of counties Mayo and Galway, just 40 minutes drive from Galway city, Westport, Castlebar and Knock, and 1 hours drive from the Wild Atlantic Way at Killary Harbour.
Membership & Business
The camping park and holiday accommodation are featured in all of the relevant international guide books and membership association websites.
The businesses each have their own website and an online booking system integrating with all the key booking engines.
Cong currently attracts tourists from all over the world – it is within the Joyce Country and Western Lakes Geopark and the area is in the process of applying for UNESCO designation as a Geopark which once obtained will be a major marketing boost for the area.
Cong is a fisherman’s paradise with the finest brown trout and salmon freshwater fishing in Europe. At the foothills of the Connemara mountains, Cong appeals to outdoor adventurers and hikers.
Cyclists enjoy circling the great western lakes and spending time in Ireland’s lake district.
Fishing,kayaking, row boating and cruising are all available just 1 kilometre from Cong Camping, Caravan & Glamping Park and Lakeland House. Cong itself is the location of the filming of the John Wayne classic The Quiet Man, which attracts thousands of visitors to the village every year.
Cong Camping, Caravan & Glamping Park and Lakeland House and Language Academy cater mainly for Irish, Northern Irish, Great Britons, French, German, Dutch, Belgian, Swiss, Spanish and Italian visitors. Since welcoming their first guest 37 years ago the owners have welcomed millions of customers to the Cong area and have built up a strong reputation and repeat customer base.
The business is thriving and this is an unique turn-key business opportunity as everything is fully in place and operational in this fantastic property in a beautiful, sought after location.
Benefits of property
Commercial planning permission in sought after location 1 mile from one of Ireland’s top 10 tourist destinations. Private sewerage line to public sewer. Existing loyal customer base. Solid reputation and expertise. Being sold as a going concern.
In its current use, the premises could be further developed to include a bar and restaurant, as well as log cabins, camping pods, or static mobile homes.
Alternatively, the business could be converted into:
An outdoor adventure centre, given the property’s proximity to the public slipway just half a mile away at Lisloughrey Quay, which is ideal for water based sports such as sailing, kayaking, windsurfing and power boating;
An outdoor cycling, hiking and walking centre given the property’s proximity to the Connemara region;
Self catering apartments;
A hotel; or
A nursing home.
Viewing is highly recommended.
Vincent Walsh Auctioneers are ultra-flexible to accommodate all viewers.
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