Property comprises c. 8.22 Acres (3.33 HA) of land zoned for residential development in the townland of Ballinderry on the Western outskirts of Rathdrum Town. The property has c. 250m of road frontage and two access points and is located adjacent to St Colemans Hospital and the Stewarts Hall development on the Ballinderry Road in Rathdrum. The site is gently sloping from South West to North East towards Rathdrum Town Centre.
The land is zoned Town Centre `R20 New Residential` under the new Rathdrum Local Area Plan 2017-2023
`To protect, provide and improve residential amenities at a density up to 20 units/ha.`
With an objective description of `To facilitate for the provision of high quality new residential developments at appropriate densities with excellent layout and design, well linked to the town centre and community facilities. To provide an appropriate mix of house sizes, types and tenures in order to meet household needs and to promote balanced communities.`
The site has a number of planning applications associated. The most recent was an extension of planning permission granted in 2005 ref (05/340) reference is (11/4306) for 110 dwellings in total. The planning permission was granted up to the 6th August 2016 and has since lapsed.
Please Note: The previous planning permission densities would no longer apply on the site given zoning applied and the recent restrictions on density under the new Rathdrum Local Area Plan (i.e. 20 units per HA). The maximum density allowable under the current zoning would be c. 66 units (based on 3.33 Hectares).
The land is located in the townland of on Ballinderry road on the western side of Rathdrum Town. The site is adjacent to St Coleman`s Hospital and adjoins the existing residential development of "Stewart`s Hall". The surrounding land use is predominantly in agriculture with a mix of small housing developments and one-off residential houses in the area. The land is situated c. 750m from Rathdrum Town Centre and c. 1.25km from Rathdrum Train Station on the R752 Roadway. ...