DescriptionERA Downey McCarthy are delighted to present to the market this outstanding residential development site.
Located in the north central suburbs of Cork City it is bounded by Pope's Hill to the north and west, by 1-5 Motor Villas to the South and by Rathmore Park to the east. Neighbouring occupiers include the Revenue Commissioners' regional office as well as the Granary, Sean Mhuillean, Ard Patrick & Popes Hill residential developments.
The site and is within walking distance of Cork City Centre.
AccommodationThe site extends to c.0.182ha (c.0.45 acres) and has clearly defined boundaries.
The site comprises a former 2 storey dwelling and a single storey garage workshop with yard to the front.
The rear of the site comprises existing mature trees.
Zoned Residential, Local Services and Institutional Uses in the Cork City Development Plan 2015(ZO 4).
Excellent potential subject to planning permission.
An initial feasibility study indicates potential for a residential development of 31 No. apartments comprising:
6 No. 1 Bed (c. 60 sq meters plus balcony)
23 No. 2 Bed (c. 75 sq Meters plus balcony)
2 No. 3 bed (c. 95 sq meters plus balcony) &
22 No. car spaces.
Given the National Planning Framework and the Urban Development and Building Height Guidelines in major urban areas such as Cork, there is a presumption in favour of increased height on brownfield sites.
The site is not located in an architectural conservation area, a landscape preservation zone or an area of high landscape value. The existing buildings on the site, currently in use as offices and garage workshop, are not listed on the Record of Protected Structures, nor are they included on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.
The property is held under a freehold title.
The property is currently occupied under licence by RDS Autos.
DisclaimerThe above details are for guidance only and do not form part of any contract. They have been prepared with care but we are not responsible for any inaccuracies. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser or tenant should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy himself / herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. In the event of any inconsistency between these particulars and the contract of sale, the latter shall prevail. The details are issued on the understanding that all negotiations on any property are conducted through this office.