A well-established and popular Ayr bar is up for sale.

Wellingtons Bar, which has been under the same ownership for 28 years, is on the market as owner Nan O’Brien now wishes to retire.

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has been instructed to market the licensed premises with generous owner’s accommodation.

Wellingtons Bar is located on Wellington Square opposite public gardens and within close proximity of both Ayr town centre and the beach esplanade.

The licensed premises occupies the lower ground and part of the ground floor of a terraced Georgian property while the separate owner’s accommodation enjoys a private location in a courtyard to the rear.

The premises are finished along traditional lines and is well appointed throughout, including bar area together with a fully fitted commercial kitchen, cellarage and modern customer toilets.

The owner’s accommodation is detached from the main bar premises and is a generously proportioned two bed house with large lounge area, kitchen and modern bathroom.

Kevin Bell, Partner in the commercial department of Shepherd in Ayr, said: “The business is an award-winning Real Ale venue. There is scope to further develop trade, particularly the food side of the business. With the bar qualifying for 100 per cent rates remission we anticipate keen interest.”

The business has been put upf for sale at offers over £350,000 are invited. Interested parties should contact the sole selling agent on 01292 267987.