The previous Rawlinsville Resort & Restaurant in Martic Township is being revived beneath new house owners as Rawlinsville Brickhouse.
The historic property at 3 Drytown Highway within the village of Rawlinsville was purchased in April by Robbie Stuart and his spouse Katie Schatz. They’ve since painted the surface of the constructing, added a brand new patio, repaved the car parking zone and touched up the inside of the tavern, which traces its historical past to 1851.
Stuart and Schatz paid $425,000 for the property and are additionally shopping for its “R” restaurant liquor license. Stuart mentioned he expects Rawlinsville Brickhouse to open by mid-July, pending the ultimate switch of the liquor license.
Rawlinsville Brickhouse will supply a menu that features conventional pub fare reminiscent of steaks, cheesesteaks and wings. Stuart mentioned he hopes to attraction to households, noting that the bar space might be closed off from the primary eating room. The restaurant has inside seating for round 70 and house for about 30 outdoors.
Stuart, who owns Stuart & Sons High quality Garden Care in East Drumore Township, mentioned he has lengthy needed to have a restaurant. He mentioned he initially inquired greater than a yr in the past about shopping for the Rawlinsville Resort and Restaurant, which has been closed since April 2022. It had beforehand been owned by Paul and Chrystal Owensby.
The unique Rawlinsville Resort was one of many earliest buildings within the crossroad settlement 13 miles south of Lancaster metropolis. It sits on the southwest nook of the intersection that’s the assembly place of Rawlinsville, Truce, Drytown and Martic Heights roads.